Female Devil Makeup Ideas

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Female Devil Makeup Ideas
Emphasise your devil make-up and go all out (Getty Thinkstock)

A female devil, or she-devil, is one of the most popular costume choices when Halloween rolls around. While choosing your outfit can be quite simple, such as red clothing, fake horns and a pitchfork, deciding on a make-up look can be trickier. There are many female devil make-up options to choose from, from garish and loud to understated and smoky. These suggestions will help you on your way to completing your ideal devil Halloween costume.

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A daring female devil make-up look is going for a full red face. Apply an even layer of red costume make-up to your face and any exposed parts of your neck. Depending on how far you are willing to go to embody a true she-devil, also paint any other exposed body parts red. Try to find a shade of red make-up that will mesh well with your clothing choices. Finish off this extreme make-up look by rimming your eyes with black eyeliner and applying black mascara. The contrast between the black and red will make your eyes pop and give your costume a truly evil look.

Alternately, try softer make-up on your face. Apply your normal foundation, concealer and powder, but accent your cheeks with a dark red shade of blush. You can also use a small amount of red costume make-up blended onto the apples of your cheeks. Contrast is also an important element of this make-up look, as your red cheeks will appear bright against your evened out skin tone. This can be used in combination with any desired devil eye make-up look.


You can also choose to make your eyes the focal point of your devil make-up look. Line them thickly in dark black pencil or liquid eyeliner. Apply shimmery red eyeshadow from the eyeliner up to your brow bones, and use a light bronze eyeshadow, or one of a similar colour, to highlight your brow bones and the inner corners of your eyes. Finish your devil eyes with two layers of a curling, lengthening mascara or long fake eyelashes. You can also reverse the colours, lining your eyes with red costume make-up and applying black and grey eyeshadow. Keep the rest of your make-up understated in order to keep your eyes the centre of attention.

Female Devil Makeup Ideas
the she-devil look (Carther/iStock/Getty Images)


Another popular female devil make-up look is bright red lips paired with a relatively bare face. Look for lipsticks with the word tomato in the colour name, as the orange-red colour is associated with fire. For staying power, fill in your lips with a matching lip liner prior to applying the lipstick. Pair red lips with foundation, concealer, powder and a slight flush on your cheeks. Keep your eyes simple with a thin layer of black eyeliner and a coat of black mascara. You can also experiment with temporary or spray-on hair dyes, such as red, black, silver and glitter.

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