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Halloween How To: The Not-So Basic Black Cat

Halloween How To: The Not-So Basic Black Cat

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So, let’s face it - Halloween will probably sneak up on you this year, and out of convenience it will probably make sense to be a black cat… again. But this year, just because your costume is basic doesn’t mean your makeup needs to be. Try our tutorial for this edgy, cat makeup:


STEP 1: Apply a light gold eyeshadow over the area where you want the prints

What we used: NYC New York Color CityPROOF 24HR Waterproof Eyeshadow in Brooklyn Mocha


STEP 2: Apply patches of bronze eyeshadow sporadically, using different sizes and shades. (These are the main leopard spots)

What we used: Rimmel London Scandaleyes Eyeshadow Stick in Bad Girl Bronze


STEP 3: Use black eyeliner to draw on the leopard prints around the bronze areas.

PRO TIP: mix it up with the outlining by adding a dot in the middle or changing the width of the outline. Then, add smaller little marks amongst the bronze spots.

What we used: Rimmel London Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal in black


COMPLETE THE LOOK: an easy way to add some drama to this look is by doing a big, bold cat eye. Check out our purrr-fect cat eye tutorial for full details, tips, & tricks! 

What we used: Rimmel London Scandaleyes Jumbo Liquid Eye Liner 




So there it is! It's super simple to do, yet looks amazing! Try it out for yourself and let us know how it worked for you. Also, comment below to tell us what other tutorials you want to see this Halloween!


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