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Zombie Makeup Tutorial

Filed under: Halloween,I Love Makeup! — Laura Moncur @ 5:00 pm

Zombie Makeup Tutorial

Zombie costume? You need the makeup and it’s right there in your kitchen!

I used similar techniques for my “Homecoming Queen’s Gotta Gun” costume:

Halloween 2003

You can see more instruction here:

I love to create a costume that has a lot of makeup effects. Sadly, this year, it’s a mask for me. Maybe next year I can make a gory wound.

Via: Craftzine.com blog: HOW TO – Halloween Zombie Makeup (Video)



  1. this looks terrible. it’s a joke.. right?

    Comment by jessk — 10/6/2009 @ 11:59 pm

  2. Actually, it was for Halloween. That head wound won me scariest costume for that year. Using gelatin and cornstarch, I made a pretty realistic injury.

    The Zombie makeup needs a little more finesse, but using those ingredients and better application technique, you could definitely make it work.

    Comment by Laura Moncur — 10/7/2009 @ 7:53 am

  3. homecoming queen wound looks badass..good job!

    Comment by Evie — 10/24/2009 @ 10:01 am

  4. The green, if done with paint rather than something that looks like lime Jell-o and distributed about the face, would’ve been great paired with that gash. : )

    Comment by Ohuglybaby — 5/13/2010 @ 8:17 am

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