Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Halloween Week @ ULTA.. DAY OF THE DEAD DAY!

Hey dolls! So Monday October 28th was Day of the DEAD day!
and of course everyone came decked out with their SUGAR SKULLS!
I was most excited about this because I have never done a sugar skull before.
CRAZY I know....
So I did a lot of research because I had to know what certain shapes are common and things like that!
I decided that i didn't want to do my whole face, cuz ain't nobody got time for that lol!
Honestly I wasn't sure how good I was gonna be at it, So I played it safe with just one side!
(Red Text= Sugar Skull, Black= Regular)

So i got this idea off of YT and decided to give it my best shot!
Lets just get into the products i used and I'll have more pics below!!


So Lets begin with complexion!..

For the left side (Sugar Skull Side) of my face I used..
Pur Minerals Primer, NYX jumbo pencil MILK, White cream makeup,
Kryolan Translucent powder

I really Liked the Pur Primer for looks like this because it doesn't leave any greasy feel on my face! I started out with some White cream makeup that i picked up from Walmart, but It was such a hassle to have to do layers. So I did a little and then just went over it with NYX' Jumbo pencil in MILK. I set that with a Translucent powder that is really white.
For the other side of my face I used the same primer, Clinique Stay Matte Foundation in Vanilla, Tarte Maracuja concealer in Light Med, and set it with NYX Mineral Powder.

Then I started on my eye area for the sugar skull, i didn't want to do all black, so I chose some eye shadows to make it POP! and I began with my eye liner pencil and just did an outline around my eye, using my eyebrow as a guide!
Then i filled it in with the shadows and set the outline with Black cream makeup, and a small brush!
Make sure you set things like your nose with a black eye shadow to keep there longer!
I used Milk as a base, then used that first shade all over, I then took that light pink on the right towards the inner eye, and that dark purple in the middle on the outer area of my eye to give more dimension!

Then I used a Black shadow with a triangle sponge shadow applicator and created the petals around the circle!
All the Shadows I used for the Sugar Skull Came from my
Coastal Scents 120 Eyeshadow Palette!

For the other side of my face I used my It cosmetics Brow Power Pencil.
and Then I used my limited Edition Tarte Shadow Palette. I used the 3rd shadow
in the 2nd row all over the lid, then the one above that in my crease, and then the 3rd shadow in first row for a brow highlight!

Then I winged out my eyeliner and tight lined, and I put on some mascara!
I also winged out my liner for the sugar skull too, and tight lined!

Okay so back to my sugar skull! I then used my liquid liner and my black cream makeup to start designing my face! I used my liner for the line down the middle of my face, and to do my web. I found that if you do quick easy strokes it comes out a lot neater!
I also used the liner for the lines over my mouth because i wanted them to be more precise.
For the designs on the side of my face i used my black cream makeup and a thin liner brush.
and I used it to cover the tip of my nose!

So back to my other side I contoured my cheeks using my ELF cool bronzer quad,
and the used the lighter brown shade to warm up around my temple and jaw line. Then I used Benefits Rockateur Blush on my cheek bones, and I highlighted first with my Chella Ivory Lace highlighter, and then again with Laura Gellers highlighter in French Vanilla.
ELF Cool Bronze Quad, Benefit Rockateur Blush, Laura Geller Highlight

So then to finish off my sugar skull I decided to add some rhinestones around my flower, to make it pop even more! I used eyelash glue and just popped it in 8 different place, and then using tweezers I put the stone on top of the glue. Make sure if you do this you wait a couple seconds so the glue gets tacky, it will stay on way faster!

For the other side I used a Black Lip liner from NYX and the topped it off with a dark burgundy lipstick!

So that is it! I hope you guys enjoyed this and found it helpful! 
If you have any questions leave me a comment down below or tweet me!
Also don't forget if you recreate this send me pics on twitter or tag me on IG!

Thanks for stopping by Dolls!
NO Matter what you Crave for, Always Take a bite into your DREAMS!
XOXO yaya

Twitter: @yayaDollMUA
IG: @yayaDollMUA


  1. Hi (: I saw you on Beautylish too! Happy Halloween :D

    1. Awesome! I'd love for you to follow my blog!


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