Want to make a makeup artist giddy? Utter one word: Halloween. Among beauty-lovers, All Hallows’ Eve is like Christmas with more blood and guts. It’s the time of year we get to show off our creativity in the extreme.
We’ve been known to spend a pretty penny stocking our makeup kits with body paint and glitter and getting our hands on vibrant wigs, but this year, we’re taking a budget approach. That’s why we’ve gathered 10 gory beauty tips you can do with things you already own, like toilet tissue, lash glue, and red lipstick.
The Halloween masters at Make Up For Ever helped us come up with these gross (yet gorgeous) makeup hacks. Director of education and artistry Lijha Stewart and managing educator Nicholas Lujan let us in on the best Halloween makeup ideas, breaking down everything you need to know, step by step. Halloween beauty looks are now a breeze, as you’ll know exactly how to DIY fake blood and erase your brows. And when your friends say your costume is creepy, you’ll know you’ve hit the mark.
Jurnee Smollett Will Be Back to Kick Ass as Black Canary in HBO Max Spinoff Film
With Blue Beetle, Batgirl, and now the Black Canary spinoff, HBO Max is shaping up to be THE place for superhero films. On Aug. 20, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that a Black Canary-centered spinoff was in early development at the streaming service.
“We’re just at the very beginning of a loooong journey to the screen,” the film’s screenwriter, Misha Green, wrote on Twitter about the project. “But obvs I couldn’t turn down the chance to put the DAMN in The Black Damn Canary with @jurneesmollett.” Ahead, you can learn everything we currently know about the movie, including its cast, its creative team, and its potential release date.
4 Ways Francia Raísa Is Using Her Platform to Make the World a Better Place
Francia Raísa is best recognized for her roles on Bring It On: All or Nothing, The Secret Life of an American Teenager, and Grown-ish, but she’s also known for her passion for activism.
As someone who is in the spotlight, Francia is aware of the responsibility she has as a celebrity to use her platform to raise awareness on important social issues. “I understand the platform that I have and how other Latinas might look up to me. I feel that I have to honor our culture and show who we are as people, use my voice to break the stereotypes and misconceptions,” she told POPSUGAR in 2018. “I feel the responsibility to speak up against injustice.” Ahead, see all the ways Francia is making a difference in the world.