Halloween make-up: Benefit & Real Techniques Skull

Check out this faBOOlous skull tutorial with Pixiwoo and Real Techniques using Benefit's most ghoulishly-glam products.

Step 1 – Base

Work the Hello Flawless foundation in the lightest shade into the skin for a deathly pale base.

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Step 2 – Eyeshadow

Sweep Hoola Bronzer over the eyelids and lower lash line. With the Shading Brush, take the darkest brown in the Big Beautiful Eyes Palette and apply along the upper and lower lash line and the mobile eyelid.

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Step 3 – Define the eyes

Take BadGal Waterproof Liner and apply this along the lower lash line and waterline. On the upper lashes use the They’re Real! Black Push Up Gel Liner and blend it out. Coat the lashes with They’re Real! Mascara.

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Step 4 – Finish the base

Apply some more foundation for a high-coverage finish and conceal under the eyes, nose and lips. 

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Real Techniques Expert Concealer Brush



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Step 5 – Define the face

Buff the Hoola Bronzer under the cheekbones, jawline, temples and sides of the nose. Intensify with the dark brown shadow.

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Step 6 – Bat those lashes

Apply the Pin-Up Lashes with the Invisible Lash Glue to the upper lashes.

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Benefit Pin Up Lash - Multi Layered False Eyelashes



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Step 7 – Line those lips

Create a line on the inside of the lips using the BadGal Waterproof Liner. Going back to the They’re Real! Push Up Gel Eyeliner, draw a continuous line from the inside of the lips - under the cheekbones - towards your hairline. Intensify this line under the cheekbones with the dark brown.  

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Step 8 – Lock it in place

Set the foundation to matify the skin.

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Real Techniques Powder Brush



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Step 9 – The finishing touches

Draw vertical lines down your lips to create a skull effect. With the same They’re Real! Liner, outline the tip of your nose and fill in the outline. 

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