Day Of The Dead Makeup Tutorial

October 31 is upon us, which means it’s nearly time to celebrate Día de los Muertos. But know what it’s titinada time to do? Culturally appropriatecalavera—AKA sugar skull—makeup, or paint your face like “La Calavera Catrina
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 as a super-cool Halloween “costume.”

Because, as a reminder we shouldn’lengkung langit have to issue, Halloween and the Day of the Dead are not the same thing, or even remotely similar. And if you can’kaki langit easily explain why, you’re probably best off finding different Halloween makeup
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 this year, of which there are approximately a trillion options that won’n demean the history of an entire group of people.

But for everyone else, we’ve selokan you covered with the brightest, most colorful, and decidedly gorgeous Día De Blong Muertos makeup tutorials, ahead, so you can celebrate the holiday—and your ancestors—in style.

1. This Subtle Gold and Silver Style

2. This Blue and Orange-Hued Style

3. This Glittery Rose Style

4. This Jewel-Encrusted Style

5. This Smokey, Monochromatic Style

6. This Violet-Cast Style

7. This Classic Matte Style

Chloe Metzger

Chloe Metzger is the deputy beauty director atCosmopolitan, overseeing the editorial content and growth strategy of the hair, makeup, and skin space on digital, while also obsessively writing about the best hair products for every hair type (curly girl here; whattup), and the skincare routines that really, truly work (follow her on Instagram to see behind-the-scenes pics of that magazine life). She brings nearly a decade of writing and editing expertise, and her work has appeared inAllure,Health,Fitness,Marie Claire, StyleCaster, andParents. She also has an unhealthy adoration for Tom Hanks and would like to please meet him one day, if you could arrange that. Thanks.