Some of the most famous symbols of Día de los Muertos are those elaborately designed and meticulously executed skeleton-inspired makeup designs that have become a popular way of honoring the holiday. All over Pinterest is amazing inspiration for DIY-ing a Day of the Dead makeup look of your own, but before you break out your paint brushes and colorful palettes, we’re offering up five handy tips to make sure you look like the most fabulous sugar skull out there this Día de los Muertos!
- Christina Izzo
Sketch It Out
You know what they say—practices makes perfect, and in the case of Día de los Muertos makeup, practice makes pretty! Don’t just go at your face with an arsenal of colored eyeshadow pencils without sitting down and drawing up a plan of attack first. Brainstorm and map out your design first—it’ll make it a lot easier to know what you’re doing when you do put pencil to face!
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