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How To Apply Day Of The Dead Face Tattoos

Your Dia De Los Muertos sugar skull makeup design just got that much easier with this nifty pack of Day Of The Dead Face Tattoos that are available at Target stores for Halloween 2015. While shopping at Target for my Jem Halloween Makeup Tutorial, I came upon pretty much the best idea I’ve seen in a […] […]

5 Tips To Make Your Halloween Makeup Last

October begins a festive few months in our lives, beginning with Halloween. It’s a fun time of the year! So many of us are planning our Halloween makeup, and considering how much time and effort we put into the day, it’s important to think about keeping your makeup on your face. To make sure your makeup […] […]

BFTE The Shining Halloween Haunted House Collection 2014

By Sheila Arkee I recently had the pleasure of receiving and trying out some new mineral eyeshadow colors from BFTE The Shining Halloween Haunted House Collection 2014. Aren’t these colors spook-tacular? The colors in this 5-piece collection which come in 1 to 3 grams in a full-sized jar include: Killer Topiary (green) Tony (pink with orange […] […]

NYX Cosmetics Primal Colors Are An Unfortunate Miss

By Sheila Arkee You win some, you lose some in life,  love, and beauty products. That’s exactly how I feel about the NYX Cosmetics Primal Colors, which are a rare missed step from an otherwise well-rounded brand. These colors sure look gorgeous, right? Wrong! Designed by NYX to “unleash your inner theatrical makeup artist”, the […] […]

Make Up For Ever Has Help For Last Minute Halloween Makeup

By Sheila Arkee Are you in need of some last minute makeup help for Halloween? Never fear, Make Up For Ever is here to help! If you visit a  free-standing Make Up For Ever Boutique and boutique within Sephora across the country up until November 2nd, they’re offering makeup applications to add artistic flair for […] […]

Breaking Down Beauty: Halloween Makeup Butterfly Mask

Sponsored By Coupons.com By Sheila Arkee Believe it or not, I have never created a specific Halloween look in the entire four years plus of Painted Ladies history! […]

Cosmetics Confessions: Do You Get Dressed Up For Halloween?

By Sheila Arkee Okay, ladies & gents, it’s time to dish at our weekly open post. Pour the coffee, go get a slice of pumpkin pie,  we’ll be here for awhile. I confess, for the fifth year in a row, I am going out as my all-time best costume ever, a mom! However, I might do […] […]

158/365 Days of Eyeshadow

By Sheila Arkee Today’s look started out as your run-of-the-mill, generic smokey eye …. But then, I thought the look needed a little something else. In the mood for a little Halloween mischief, I broke out some extreme false lashes from NYX Cosmetics. So much fun! These lashes are intense! The trick to applying them […] […]

Wild and an Un-Tamed Thing

By Megan Murray So, yes, I love The Rocky Horror Picture Show. I know, it is a shock that I adore a show featuring drag, music, aliens, men in tight gold shorts, fishnet, and way too much make-up. So I decided to play around with my make-up kit and give myself a little bit of […] […]

More Dia De Los Muertos Makeup Inspiration

By Sheila Arkee I am in LOVE with this … in LOVE! Megan’s interview with Blanche Babcock earlier this week reminded me of something – if you’re looking for a white makeup base, look into theatrical makeup by  Kryolan, which is made specifically for situations like this, where you need to have opaque coverage. You […] […]