Sometimes, life is not just for work, hangouts, or chilling out at home. But you should go to a party or make a party to bring color to your boring life. Especially for you who are an extrovert person, you will need this occasion at least once a month to entertain and balance your mind. But, to attend a party you need to look extra from your usual look.
Not only consider about the dress that you’re gonna wear, but you have to consider about the makeup look. Because makeup will determine your whole look and also support the outfit that you wear. And the most kind of makeup that always be used is glam makeup look.
But do you know glam makeup looks so ordinary? Moreover, if you want to attend a Halloween party, believe me, glam makeup will not suitable for it. And sometimes, you need to look extraordinary to get everyone’s eyes on you and rock the party. Are you feeling confused now? Because you just know about glam makeup for a party?
Don’t have to feel worried girls! At this time, we want to tell you about modern gothic makeup inspired that you can wear for a Halloween party or when you want to look extra. I know you will think to achieve this makeup look is hard and not for beginners. But you’re totally wrong! This makeup is very easy to get, even for a beginner. So, if you want to know how to get this look, let’s get a jump to the tutorial!
Tutorial Modern Gothic Makeup Look
1. Choose The Bright Color Contact Lenses to Support The Makeup Look
Wearing bold makeup will not be complete if you don’t use contact lenses. But if you use natural color or clear lenses is gonna be useless too. That’s why we recommend you to choose bright color lenses like grey or blue color. This is that gonna make your makeup look alive.
Also, contact lenses will help those people who can live without glasses. This gonna be your alternative and throw out your nerd look. But you should remember to wear it carefully because if you use it the wrong way, it could make your eyes irritated.
2. Preparing Your Skin Very Well with The Right Skincare
Because we want to go to the party that could happen in a long time you should prepare your skin well. Especially, if the party is gonna be held in an indoor room which is full of Air Conditioning. So how to prepare your skin? Of course, the solution is by using the right skincare based on your skin type and skin problems.
By wearing skincare, it can make your skin hydrated and moist which could make the base makeup products stick well on your skin. This is the first step that you can do for preventing your makeup from getting cracked or cakey after you use it for a few hours.
3. Apply Primer for Making Your Makeup Look Flawless
Flawless Makeup is every girl’s dream, moreover, if the makeup stays flawless even if you have already used it for a long time. Girl you can make your dream come true by using a primer! Because the function of the primer is to prevent your makeup crack or cakey.
Therefore, you should choose a primer based on your skin type and skin problems to get the best result. If you have oily skin, we do recommend you choose a primer that can hold the oil on your face and also blur your big pores. But if you have dry skin, you can choose a primer that can hydrate your skin.
4. Choose Medium to Full Coverage Complexion
You need flawless skin for going to a party. So what product which best for even your skin tone and cover your imperfection? And the answer is the foundation! But a foundation is also has a few levels of coverage which light coverage, medium to full, and the last is full coverage.
So, for attending a party you can choose medium to full coverage or full coverage. But the risk of wearing full coverage is will make your skin dry and feel heavy on your skin. Therefore, we suggest you prefer medium to full coverage.
You can also apply it with a foundation brush if you want to get more coverage. But if you love the natural finish look, you can blend it slowly with a wet sponge. So which would you prefer? Just adjust it to your needs.
5. Hide All Your Imperfection with Concealer
Because we choose medium to full coverage foundation, I’m sure it will not cover your skin perfectly. Especially for you who have a lot of dark spots and acne, it’s still can be seen. This is optional if you want to let it be seen or if you want to have flawless-looking skin, you can cover it with concealer.
If you want a light feel product, you can prefer liquid concealer. But if you have acne that is very hard to cover it’s better to use cream concealer because it has a thick texture that can cover your blemishes in a while.
6. Lock Your Base Makeup with Loose Powder
After you feel your complexion is enough, you need to set it to make sure it won’t melt or go away. So, the best product to avoid it is a loose powder. You know the texture of the loose powder is good for setting your makeup and blurring your big pores.
But if you still need more coverage because foundation and concealer are not enough to cover your imperfections, you can add a two-way cake powder or powder foundation. But you should wear loose powder first.
For you who have oily skin, we really do recommend doing a baking technique to make sure your makeup is not easy to get melt. You just have to put a lot of powder on the area that easy to get oil or cakey, then blend it after you leave for a few minutes. But for you who have dry skin, we do not recommend doing this technique because can make your skin drier.
7. Contour to Give a Dimensions on Your Flat Face
Your skin will look flat now because of the foundation and powder that losing your natural face dimensions. That’s why you need to do contour to bring back the dimensions and make your makeup look more natural.
Besides that, the contour can also give an illusion to your face. Choose a shade of contour that is similar to your face for preventing the tacky look. Furthermore, you can apply it to the area that you want. Usually, people use contour under their cheekbone, jawline, hairline, and nose to look more pointy.
8. Choose Mauve Color for Your Blush
Gothic makeup is popular with cool and dark colors. So for your blush, you should apply a cool color that still can make you look sweet. Therefore, you can prefer a mauve color as your blush. I know you will think why don’t use nude color?
It’s because the nude color is just suitable for warm makeup and can make you look cute. Which is it’s very opposite to the theme of this makeup. You can apply mauve color to the apple of your cheek using a blush brush and don’t wear it too much to avoid clown face.
9. Natural Shape Brows for Balance The Makeup
Because your eye makeup will look bold, therefore to balance the makeup look you should choose natural eyebrows shape. Maybe feathered brows are gonna be a great choice for you. I know you will think getting feathered and natural brows is hard, but don’t worry because we will give the tutorial specially for you.
First, you can use soap and apply it to your brows with a spoolie brush. Brush your brows up forward to see the blank space. Furthermore, you can continue to draw it with an eyebrows pencil following your natural shape. Don’t forget to fill in the blank space and use brow mascara to set your hair brows. If you already got the brows that you want, you can start to tidy up the shape with concealer.
10. Dark Color Eyeshadow to Create The Gothic Vibes
Yes, as the theme of the gothic style, you should choose dark color shadow for your eyes. Maybe mauve or dark brown will be the best choice for you. You can adjust the color of the shadow based on your skin type and favorite.
Furthermore, you can start to apply the light color all over your eyelid. You can continue with darker color shadow for your crease and outer eyelid. And use black eyeshadow to make your eye look sharp, then blend it until there’s no harsh line. The last thing is to add shimmer color to your inner corner. Do the same thing to your lower eyes for balancing the eye makeup.
11. Foxy Eyeliner to Make Your Eyes Look Sharper
Bold makeup will not be complete without foxy eyeliner that can support the looks. Besides that, this style of eyeliner can make your eyes look sharper which is good for you who have glazed eyes. Choose the black liquid eyeliner with the small tip end to draw the liner.
Draw the line from the inner corner to your outer corner and make the cat wing eyeliner at the end of the eyes. Don’t forget to draw a sharp wing on the inner corner too. And you already got a foxy eyeliner look.
12. Dramatic Lashes to Finish The Eye Makeup
To finish your eye makeup, you can use a dramatic type of lashes that can make your eye look alive and sharp. This is also an alternative for you who have short and thin lashes. But that doesn’t mean long and thick lashes don’t need false lashes.
You can curl your lashes carefully with an eyelash curler. After your lashes look curled, you can apply mascara to your lower and upper lashes. Furthermore, you can start to use dramatic lashes. And voila, your eye makeup is done!
13. Get the Fake Glowing Skin with a Highlighter
Dreaming to get glowing skin? Girls you don’t have to feel hesitate because you can fake it with a highlighter. Just choose the shade of highlighter which similar to your skin tone, and you got the natural glowing skin.
You can use a champagne color if you have a light skin tone, and for you who have dark skin, you can choose a gold color. Furthermore, if you have a pink undertone you better choose the rose color highlighter. Then apply the highlighter on the highest point of your face like the cheekbone, brow bone, forehead, nose, and chin.
14. Dark or Black Color Lipstick
As we said, gothic makeup is popular with dark colors, surely you should choose a dark color for your lipstick! If you want a safe dark color lipstick, you can prefer maroon color. But if you are brave enough and want to explore yourself, you can try black color lipstick.
You can also apply the full lips technique by drawing your lip line using a lip liner. Don’t forget to choose a similar color with your lipstick. Furthermore, if you already got the shape that you want, you can continue applying lipstick all over your lips without crossing the line.
15. Draw Any Shape on Your Face to Make it Chic
This is also optional, if you don’t like it maybe you can skip this part. But if you want to make it look chicer, you can draw any shape that you like on the side of your eyes. By doing this step, you already bring your makeup look to another level.
You can draw the shape using face paint. But if you don’t have it, it’s fine if you want to use eyeliner. But make sure the eyeliner has a small tip end to make it easy to draw the shape without any mistakes. You can make the draw neater and sharper with concealer.
16. Set Your Whole Makeup with Setting Spray
Turn into the last step of your makeup. To finish this makeup and also set the whole of your makeup, you can use a setting spray. Believe me, this product is very helpful for you who want your makeup to stay long last without any crack or cakey.
Therefore, you need to choose this product based on your skin type and your skin problems. Don’t forget to use a setting spray that has a claim matte finish. But if your skin is too dry, it’s fine to change it with a dewy finish setting spray.
That’s all about the tutorial to get a modern gothic makeup look. What do you think? Easy enough, right? Now, you can change your ordinary makeup with this modern gothic look to rock the party! Simple but believe me this makeup will get everyone’s attention. I hope you can get some inspiration and follow this modern gothic makeup inspired for a party.