A calavera also called a "Sugar Skull" are made out of sugar during the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration is the perfect mixture of spooky and sweet. Finish it with a flower crown and petal details will give you a feminine edge.

You can pick any colour to paint your Mexican Sugar Skull look, however if you aren't a fan of over-the-top colouring, try sticking with just one colour like blue.

Although this makeup does look extremely complicated it's actually surprisingly straight forward. The only thing we say it takes a bit of time and patience... and a steady hand!

Black Face Paint
 and a Black Lipstick

You need these as the base of your look, use our Velvet Black Lip Lacquer for the perfect pigment.


Go bold & Waterproof to last all night long. Try Eye Define Waterproof Mascara. If you want your eyes to pop even more, add false lashes.


Use any kind of colours you like! If you love this blue Sugar Skull , Try the NEW Elysium Shadows palette they will help create subtle blue highlights. 

Swatches of the New Elysium Shadows Palette

Black Eyeliner

To create definition, fine pattern lines, basically what you draw your skulls on with. Try Eye Define Felt Liner.


Create a velvet-matte look with a rich pigmented Velvet lip lacquer. The quick-dry formula glides on effortlessly to leave a gorgeous matte finish, that is smudge proof & long-lasting to ensure your pout lasts all evening long.

Sequins & Gems

Finally embellish your Day of the Dead sugar skulls with sequins, gems, glitter and more! You can have so much fun with this look, add a wig and a flower head piece to finish it off.

Watch the Mexican Sugar Skull Tutorial:-


Happy Halloween!