When it comes time to do your Halloween makeup have you ever used one of those pre-packaged makeup sets that are sold everywhere? Honestly, those pre-made makeup palettes as cheap as their price tag and don’t work really well for children let alone adults. Sometimes the best makeup to use is what you already have in your beauty stash. If you don’t have it in your beauty stash already it’s time to invest in some of these year round not just for Halloween products that are colorfully fun, edgy and in some cases perfect for any budget.
NYC Expert Last Lip Color: Available at your local drugstore like CVS, Walmart and Target for only $1.99, look for super vampy colors like Red or Alive, Immortal Vixen, and Dark Rebirth.
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick: Forget about those unflattering generic dark lipsticks especially made for the season. Instead opt for colors like POE (navy) or SLAYER (matte black) for a long lasting bold color instead. ($21, Sephora)
Make Up For Ever Fluo Night: Want to accent parts of your body when the lights go down? Then you definitely want to get a hold of some of this pigmented neon powder that glows in the dark. ($31, Sephora) If you can’t find Fluo Night at your local Sephora try Make Up For Ever Pure Pigments ($20) or Metal Powders ($23) for all over color instead.
Rusk Being Sexy Silver Glitter Spray: Real hairspray that has a hint of glitter in it versus gloppy sticky spray on silver glitter that makes your too stiff to do anything with and doesn’t distribute properly. Also available in Gold. ($9, ULTA)
Stila Sparkle Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner: Available in bright fun colors that are highly pigmented and full of glittery fun so your eyes keep sparkling all night long. ($22, Sephora)
Redken Color Rebel: Hair chalk that actually last more than a few hours so much in fact that it’ll take two shampoos to wash out. So you may want be wary and use sparingly if you have to go to work the day after Halloween. (JC Penney Salons)
Shu Uemura Rainbow Sensation Premium False Eyelashes: Colorful rainbow geometric eyelashes definitely put those plastic dime store eyelashes to shame and are so much prettier too! Actually any of shu uemura eyelashes are also perfect for Halloween like their Calligraph:Ink Cupid Angel Paper Lashes or Fantasy Lashes. (Some styles available at Sephora)
China Glaze Halloween Apocalypse of Colour 2014: A collection of six colors including the always in the Halloween edition color Ghoulish Glow. Combined or worn separately these polishes are a great way to get into a scary mood without going over the top. ($6.99, Sally Beauty)
OPI Halloween 2014 Peanuts Collection: A super kitschy perfect for Halloween collection that can be used for a happy face mani, a bee mani or even a Batman mani. ($9.50, Regis Salons)
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Pencil: Eyeliner can be super versatile to create different looks to your face and with Urban Decay you get 40 shades to choose from! ($20, Sephora or ULTA)
E.L.F. Essential Halloween 2014 Beauty Book Palettes: Whether you’re going glam, goth or enchanted, these beauty books have everything you need to create your look and you can continue to use after Halloween. Not to mention super budget friendly on your wallet. ($6, Walgreen’s or Target)
Lastly anything from Sugarpill Cosmetics! As the official makeup brand of Sanrio’s Hello Kitty 35 Anniversary Celebration, you know you can’t go wrong with any of their products for Halloween.