Freak out your friends and be the talk of every Halloween party with this zombie makeup look Rare

If you’re looking for a creepy, ghoulish Halloween look but can’t decide how to pull it off, why not try a simple costume with elaborate makeup? Special effects makeup artist Roger Riggle shows us how to create a zombie design with rotting flesh in this video.

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Here are the tools you’ll need:

  • Hair gel
  • Hairspray
  • Cotton pads
  • Witch Hazel (use this to cleanse your face before applying makeup
  • Liquid latex
  • Foam sponges
  • Makeup brushes
  • Nose & scar wax for moulage, or molding
  • Spatula or popsicle stick
  • Spirit gum
  • Spirit gum remover
  • Lubricating jelly, yes, lube
  • Water-based makeup (colors: gray, glack, blue, red and white)
  • Fresh scab gel (tastes link mint!)
  • Stage blood (it’s also mint-flavored)

Here’s the finished product.

Model: Kaylen Tanner/Rare Photo: Yolanda R. Arrington/Rare
Model: Kaylen Tanner/Rare
Photo: Yolanda R. Arrington/Rare

Is the zombie look too much for you? Check out a more tamed Halloween makeup option.

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Visit Roger on Facebook for more makeup ideas.

Happy Halloween, ghouls and goblins! 👻🎃💀

Yolanda R. Arrington is a content editor for Rare. Tweet her @iamyolanda and like her on Facebook.
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