How to Make Vampire Marks

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How to Make Vampire Marks
Vampires are a popular costume for Halloween every year. (Pixland/Pixland/Getty Images)

If you want to be a vampire for Halloween, then you'll need a set of vampire bite marks. Since vampires have to be bitten to be converted, a vampire costume would be incomplete without vampire marks. They can seem a little daunting to make at first, but you only need a few supplies and a little bit of time to make your own vampire marks.

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Things you need

  • Black liner pencil
  • Cotton swabs
  • Red lipstick
  • Purple eyeshadow
  • Fake blood

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  1. 1

    Draw two 1/4-inch diameter puncture marks on your neck with the black pencil. They should be about an inch or less apart from each other.

  2. 2

    Take a cotton swab and put red lipstick on it. Rub the lipstick around and in the puncture wounds. This is mainly what gives the vampire marks a bloody look.

  3. 3

    Place a deep shade of purple eyeshadow around the puncture marks. This makes the puncture marks look like they're bruised, adding a little more realism to the vampire bite marks.

  4. 4

    Squirt a couple drops of fake blood on your puncture marks to make it appear as if they're still bleeding.

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