Beware, this skeleton costume takes serious makeup skills, skills that I do not possess. Although I have practiced this look several times, I can never get it looking just the way I like it. If I were to do this costume then I would book in with a professional makeup artists, but I have also included a tutorial below, if you have the necessary skills.
For the actual costume I would say a simple black dress, or whatever you feel comfortable in. Simplicity is key, as the makeup is going to be anything but!
Any excuse to buy a classic black dress. What I love about this one is the low-cut at the front and back, as this allows you to showcase some ghastly shading around your bones on your chest and back. For that look I would take a black powder eyeshadow and apply it around my bones, making them appear more pronounced.
As I mentioned, this look is ALL about the makeup! So either start practicing now, or book an appointment with a professional makeup artist who can bring this look to life.
There is so much detail here, I did try to do something similar on Conor a couple of years ago and this was the end result:
I do not posses the skills of a professional, but he was pretty happy with his look. I may have also had one or two drinks before hand… but he was fine with it.
I found this fabulous YouTube tutorial which can help you create a scary skeleton.
UPDATE: I tried out this look myself on Sunday and this was the result. Practice makes perfect but I am really happy with this first attempt using white and black face paint and a little bit of black eyeshadow. Please link me to your looks by commenting below or @ginakiely1 on Instagram.
I AM SO EXCITED FOR HALLOWEEN! Do you know what you are dressing up as? Comment below if you want to share.
Thank you for reading,