Saturday, October 23, 2010

Halloween Makeup Recipes

Halloween is a holiday celebrated in most of the countries of Europe, North America, New Zealand, Australia and Ireland. The day of Halloween celebrations is 31 October. On this day people gets busy in many activities like trick-or-treating, ghost tours, bonfires, costume parties, visiting “haunted houses” and carving jack-o-lanterns. Here are some make-up recipes .

Corn Syrup Blood 
16 oz. White corn syrup
1 oz. red food coloring
1 oz. washing detergent
1 oz. water
A drop of blue food coloring 

Mix the ingredients together and voila - blood. Remove the washing up liquid if you want to make edible blood.  Adding condensed milk makes it less transparent and more like real blood. The blood is extremely sticky and can stain skin and clothes so makes sure its washed off quickly. Use a stain remover on clothes.

Face Paint Recipe 
1 tsp corn starch
1/2 tsp water
1/2 tsp cold cream
2 drops food coloring as desired

Mix ingredients and apply.

Clown Make-up 
2 tsp white shortening
5 tsp corn starch
1 tsp white all purpose flour
glycerin as directed
Food coloring as desired 

Mix together the shortening, corn starch and flour. Add 3 to 4 drops of glycerin to make the mixture creamier. Apply.  


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