The ultimate mermaid makeup tutorial for Halloween: 7 steps to becoming Ariel’s chicer twin

mermaid halloween makeup

Mermaids probably aren’t real, but their inspiration for the beauty world doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon. I mean, the mythical creatures have even inspired a beauty line, proving that everyone wants to be a glamorous siren of the sea. I took the classic image of a mermaid (ethereal beauty with flowing, windswept hair) and added my own creativity —some seashell-like hits of iridescence with ocean-blue shadow — to create an easy, last-minute Halloween look with products you’ve probably already got lying around.

Throw on a bikini top and a long, slinky skirt, and boom: you’ll be luring lost sailors to their demise in no time.