When it comes to the spooky season of Halloween there is always so much potential to have some fun. But the reality is, costumes and makeup looks that are deemed insta-worthy can sometimes be a mission and a half, let alone stressful af, to conquer.
But have no fear! Halloween has no rules. And to make things a little bit easier here are some beauty picks that will help bring your Halloween vibes to life. From preparing your skin to taking it all off at the end of the night. Make sure to have these beauty essentials on stand-by.
It’s All About The Pre-Application Rituals
Dermalogica Daily Glycolic Cleanser
No matter what makeup look you want to achieve for Halloween, having a squeaky-clean base is everything. The Dermalogica Daily Glycolic Cleanser will help you do just that. This brightening cleanser removes build up caused by environmental factors, leaving you with a refreshed and radiant complexion. Plus, the blend of soothing Calendula Extract and nourishing Jojoba Seed Oil helps condition and replenish skin while maintaining the skin’s lipid barrier. This means your makeup application will appear much smoother, effortless and longer lasting.
Hunter Lab Pinot Grape Skin Body Scrub
Let’s be real, there are loads of cute Halloween costumes out there, showing a little or a lot of skin. So, with this, let's ensure our skin is looking and feeling absolutely on point. And to help you do just that, we want to introduce you to the Hunter Lab Pinot Grape Skin Body Scrub. This bad boy scrubs off dead skin from your body, leaving your skin brighter, clearer and thoroughly cleansed. Bonus points as it is rich in antioxidants from Hunter Lab’s signature grape skins, and fortified by intensely hydration Grapeseed oil and coconut oil, leaving skin smooth af. You can also use this body scrub to buff that skin smooth before body paint or fake tan application to complete your cute af outfit.
Make Sure Your Look Is On-Point
Sun Bum Blonde Hair Lightener
Want to channel your inner Pam Anderson, Paris Hilton or Lizzie Mcguire, but dyeing your hair for Halloween is a bit of an effort? Opt for a hair lightener instead. Sun Bum Blonde Hair Lightener is formulated to lighten hair with natural highlighting effects of the sun. It is perfect to spray into your hair before you get some sun for a permanently lighter colour. Infused with pineapples and lemon, a special UV-activated blend works to create natural subtle tones and beautiful highlights without dreaded brassiness. So if you don’t quite have enough time to book in a salon appointment with your hairdresser, give this a go!
Napoleon Perdis Color Disc Queen Of The Night
Okay, for the fun part. Makeup. Forget the cheap, crumbly black face paint from the local joke shop, the chic way to get your spooky make-up on is with Napoleon Perdis Color Disc Queen Of The Night Eyeshadow. This eyeshadow will give you a low effort but chic af look. Whether you want to channel your inner skeleton, rock girl or zombie, this eyeshadow will give your eyes a pop of sophisticated colour. Packed with pigment, this colour-rich formula layers and blends effortlessly. With a long-lasting finish, you will be looking spookily cute all night long.
Napoleon Perdis Neo Noir Liquid liner
Image idea: Black eyeliner spooky inspo
Liquid liner but make it fashion. Crucial to any witch costume, black eyeliner is your little weapon for a low maintenance Halloween makeup look. Napoleon Perdis Neo Noir Liquid liner is our pick, as it is smudge and water proof that’ll last from morning to night. It will give you a smooth black finish that stays pigmented and rich. Plus, easy application makes this a great on the go liner option.
OPI Black Onyx
If you want to take the low effort glam up a notch why not opt for some cute Spooky season inspired nail art? Whichever nail art you go for, or whether you are after something a bit more simple, black polish is always a good option for Halloween. Our pick is the OPI Black Onyx, a deep gorgeous black colour that is long-wearing, easy to apply, chip-resistant, non-streaky, and fast drying. Guaranteed to make any Halloween costume cuter.
The At Home After-Party You Can’t Forget
Intraceuticals Rejuvenate Enzyme Exfoliant
Exfoliating is a step you aren’t going to want to skip this spooky season. It will ensure your skin is clean and free from product before your head hits the pillow. For this we pick the Intraceuticals Rejuvenate Enzyme Exfoliant, a high-performance exfoliator that polishes and works to resurface the skin, to give you that glowing complexion. Free from microbeads, this formula contains three kinds of buffing beads to give you fresher skin than ever before. In this exfoliant, you’ll also find enzymes to remove dead skin cells gently and an Australian superfruit to nourish the skin. It’s perfect for all skin types, particularly people who have problems with oiliness and congestion.
Mr. Smith Leave In Treatment
Now for our locks. Whether you’re sporting hair clip ons, y2k accessories (the tackier the better), bucket loads of hairspray, glitter, you name it – a hair treatment is crucial for restoring your hairs natural shine. One we love is the Mr. Smith Leave In Treatment that works to smooth hair, enhance shine and help tame unruly locks. This versatile, weightless leave in treatment, is perfect for all hair types, and delivers both heat and UV protection. With the aloe vera adding moisture and strengthening the hair, alongside vitamin rich mango butter that naturally conditions and nourishes. You can say hello to hair goals with this treatment!
Want to get in the spooky spirit? Shop all these beauty picks and more today at Oz Hair & Beauty.