Happy Halloween! (Friday prompt at the bottom!)

I was so excited to do a Halloween look this year!! I haven’t done it for years, and I’m not doing it this year, either. But I did do one a few weeks ago for you!!

I’m not sure what it is – something pretty, at the very least. I had “really awesome cylon alien” in my head, plus the cover of “Specials” (Scott Westerfield; a terrible author with some great ideas)


  • EDM Sandy Fair Original Glo (Matte would have worked better for the look). Applied wet to get full coverage; the blank slate look worked well for this!
  • Annabelle liquid liner, in black, for the swirls
  • My HG liner, Estee Lauder’s Artliner, for my lash line!
  • Fyrinnae Polar Bear, but only in one picture (which unfortunately came out fuzzy!) I tried this right before taking it off, and the lighting sucked, plus my camera ran out of battery after just the one. But the gold = definitely cool addition.
  • Eyedrops to make the pigment adhere better.

See? Super-easy!

*unfortunately, what looks very even in real life ends up a little blotchy due to macro settings and numerous screen layers to compensate for terrible lighting x.x

The gold addition!
(sorry, shitty quality, as mentioned.)

The whole thing

The front
(I love the eye area)

Why do my brows always
look so funny from above??

And now for Friday stuff!

What are you doing for Halloween this year? (Alternate questions: when was the last time you did Halloween, or what’s the most fabulous thing you’ve ever dressed up as?)

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  • Reply Fabulously Broke

    That looks SO COOL!And *I* noticed the banner change. It's cool. I like the shadow effect

    October 30, 2008 at 11:31 PM
  • Reply suzie wuzie

    wow pretty! halloween isn't a big thing in australia. but the last time i did halloween was 5 years ago and we had a water balloon fight.

    October 31, 2008 at 12:31 AM
  • Reply Rae

    FB: ^^ Glad to see someone else did!! lolSuzie: It's so obscure to have a water balloon fight on Halloween… most years, there's already snow on the ground here! :P

    October 31, 2008 at 2:30 AM
  • Reply Arianne

    That's pretty! No Halloween for me this year, blame school. But I was a pretty good Wendy (from Wendy's) last year.

    October 31, 2008 at 8:02 AM
  • Reply Rae

    Arianne: Oh, you make such an adorable Wendy!! Ingenious ^^

    October 31, 2008 at 9:17 AM
  • Reply Tessa

    Lovely:)What am I doing for Halloween?Easy-going trick-or-treating! (with my bff and her little bro. otherwise we may not get candy. we're too tall and old. but I say that you're never too old for Halloween.) aaand, a party after. :)Tess

    October 31, 2008 at 3:20 PM
  • Reply Rae

    Tess: Lol!! Awesome. Dressing up as…?

    October 31, 2008 at 4:52 PM
  • Reply Snark Scribe

    Very nice! That looks almost like calligraphy. I dressed up as a bat. The post is coming . . .

    November 1, 2008 at 5:37 AM
  • Reply Rae

    Snark: Can't wait for it ^^ Thanks!!

    November 1, 2008 at 6:11 AM
  • Reply The Glitterati

    Hey Rae, that looks really cool! Makes me think of a woodland fairy elf or something… some magical, flighty creature that lives in the forests of fairy tales.This year, I went at Evil Alice (Alice, after she'd been lost in Wonderland and went insane). I liked last year's better though… a broken marionette, with my BF as the creepy puppet-master. Year before that I was a preggers cheerleader. :D

    November 2, 2008 at 2:08 PM
  • Reply Rae

    !!I love your Halloween costume ideas! If I was that inventive, I would totally still be dressing up :P

    November 3, 2008 at 12:15 AM
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