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5 SIMPLE WAYS TO MASTER HALLOWEEN

By Lakeisha Goedluck, 13 October 2017

*Cady Heron voice* 'It’s Halloween!'. Well, there’s a couple of weeks to go yet, but it’s never too early to start prepping, right? As All Hallows’ Eve is almost upon us, here’s a round-up of the best beauty bits to have you looking top notch, whether you choose to go as a ghoul, a zombie or a witch (or a mouse, duh).

 

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Beauty test drive: five simple ways to master halloween | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

Freakishly good

In case the headband and deep-purple lipstick weren’t evidence enough, I always get hyped for Halloween. Whether you’re OTT like me or prefer that subtly spooky look, I’ve found just what you need to become this year’s It girl…

Stila Stay All Day liquid lipstick | ASOS

Sinister shade

When it comes to choosing a lipstick, are you afraid of the dark (colours)? Well, now’s the ideal time to be daring. Vamp it up with this rich purple pick from Stila. Its staying power is as intense as it looks, so apply sparingly for a seriously poisonous pout.
 

Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick, £16

Elegant Touch Chrom Coffin false nails | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

Chrome claws

Good news, people – a successful Halloween look is at your fingertips with this false nails set from Elegant Touch. Make like Morticia Addams and get full-on coffin-shaped talons. Bring the horror with the holographic edition which comes with super-strong glue and a handy buffer.

 

Elegant Touch Chrome Coffin False Nails, £9.99

Eyeko Black Magic liquid eyeliner | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

Eyes wide open

If you’re planning on going as a cat this year, no shame, but you’ll need some high-quality liquid eyeliner to see you through the night. Thanks to the extra-fine nib, this black eyeliner pen from Eyeko makes the seemingly impossible task of drawing cat-eye flicks seem simple.

 

Eyeko Black Magic Liquid Eyeliner, £16

Eylure limited edition After Dark lashes | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

Fake it till you make it

As you already know, Halloween is all about the theatrics. So, from a blood-stained chin to extra-long lashes, fake is the way forward. These lightweight false eyelashes from Eylure are just what you need – only use a small amount of glue, but apply more around the edges to make them stay.

 

Eylure Limited-Edition After Dark Lashes, £5.99

Barry M matte finish make-up setting spray | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

Pictures: Miles Drury

Set the scene

It’s really important to make sure that your face full of ghoulish make-up will survive the festivities. A couple of spritzes of this Barry M setting spray will give your face a neat matte finish – you’ll look like you’ve stepped straight out of your favourite horror film, all night long. Trust.

 

Barry M Matte Finish Make-Up Setting Spray, £4.99

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