How to Do Stylized Vampire Makeup

Here's a stylized vampire fresh out of the coffin, with emaciated cheekbones, severe eyebrows, and an icy cold stare. Add prosthetic fangs and dripping blood for extra Vamp flare.

33.9k Views 209 Likes 1 Comment
How to Do Stylized Vampire Makeup
25 Steps
Supplies
Embed
1
First prep your palette with grey cream makeup (the Kryolan Zombie color wheel is great). Also add a little bit of purple, black, and red for shading.

First prep your palette with grey cream makeup (the Kryolan Zombie color wheel is great). Also add a little bit of purple, black, and red for shading.

2
Then paint the entire face grey with a makeup brush. Work it up into the hairline, and get the neck, ears, and any other exposed skin.

Then paint the entire face grey with a makeup brush. Work it up into the hairline, and get the neck, ears, and any other exposed skin.

Recommended For You
3
Blend it in nicely with a makeup sponge.

Blend it in nicely with a makeup sponge.

4
Once you get a nice unhealthy pallor, you’re ready to do some contouring. Take a smaller brush and contour all the recesses of the face with light purple.

Once you get a nice unhealthy pallor, you’re ready to do some contouring. Take a smaller brush and contour all the recesses of the face with light purple.

5
Get the contour of the cheek bones, inside the temple, around the hair line, the jawline, contours of the ear, and chin.

Get the contour of the cheek bones, inside the temple, around the hair line, the jawline, contours of the ear, and chin.

6
Get the contours of the eyes to make them appear sunken.

Get the contours of the eyes to make them appear sunken.

7
Next contour down the length of the nose to make it look sharp.

Next contour down the length of the nose to make it look sharp.

8
The secret is in learning how to shade with the contours of the face. See how sunken eye sockets are starting to take shape.

The secret is in learning how to shade with the contours of the face. See how sunken eye sockets are starting to take shape.

9
Now break a makeup sponge in half and gently blend, just to get rid of the brush strokes. A broken sponge is great for creating evenly blended makeup.

Now break a makeup sponge in half and gently blend, just to get rid of the brush strokes. A broken sponge is great for creating evenly blended makeup.

10
Now take a darker purple and define the recesses of the contours even more. Light purple to dark purple to black will create a nice sense of depth.

Now take a darker purple and define the recesses of the contours even more. Light purple to dark purple to black will create a nice sense of depth.

11
Get all the contours you'd like to appear sunken: eye sockets, cheekbones, and temple. Stipple around the hairline.

Get all the contours you'd like to appear sunken: eye sockets, cheekbones, and temple. Stipple around the hairline.

12
Blend in again with another broken makeup sponge. Dab very gently to not remove layers of makeup. You're only trying to minimize brush strokes.

Blend in again with another broken makeup sponge. Dab very gently to not remove layers of makeup. You're only trying to minimize brush strokes.

13
The depth of your contouring should start to become visible.

The depth of your contouring should start to become visible.

14
Now prep some white cream makeup on a brush.

Now prep some white cream makeup on a brush.

15
Start to highlight the highest points of the face with white. You're really trying to make the shadows look super deep.

Start to highlight the highest points of the face with white. You're really trying to make the shadows look super deep.

16
17
Gently blend in with a broken sponge. Again, being careful to not remove layers of makeup.

Gently blend in with a broken sponge. Again, being careful to not remove layers of makeup.

18
Use a burgundy color to line the eyes to make them look sunken and irritated.

Use a burgundy color to line the eyes to make them look sunken and irritated.

19
Draw on severe eyebrows with black.

Draw on severe eyebrows with black.

20
Make sure the eyebrows look even.

Make sure the eyebrows look even.

21
Shade in the eye sockets with black. Then brush with setting powder.

Shade in the eye sockets with black. Then brush with setting powder.

22
Line lips and eyes with black kajal pencil.

Line lips and eyes with black kajal pencil.

23
Darken the eye sockets.

Darken the eye sockets.

24
Now brush the cheekbones and tops of the eyebrows with a highlighting powder.

Now brush the cheekbones and tops of the eyebrows with a highlighting powder.

25
keyboard shortcuts:     previous step     next step
Comments
1 COMMENT
View More Comments