Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Sally (Nightmare Before Christmas) Makeup Look

This halloween, i decided i wanted to dress up as Sally from the Nightmare Before Christmas. She is a totally adorable character after all, and i love the movie! :)
Since i was running out of Disney princesses to cosplay as (the only characters i can really pull off are maybe Tiana, Jasmine and Esmeralda..^^;) i figured since Sally's skintone is BLUE, it might work. :3
For the face/body paint, i used Kryolan aquacolor, and it worked PERFECTLY. i totally recommend this to anyone who needs a great long-lasted body paint. :) I actually used both transluscent powder AND "Model in a Bottle" makeup setting spray.
I did alot of sweating dancing at Club Skellington, and the paint didn't rub off or run or anything! So buy it! haha ^^
For this look, after painting myself blue, i drew on the black stitches with black eyeliner, drew my eyebrows on with a reddish eyeshadow using an angled brush to make them look sad (or as my mom put it, "pensive"..lol), put on a little bit of pink blush (Pur Minerals) and a dark pink lipstick by NYX ("Doll')  and used some long and lovely spidery lashes that i bought at Rite Aid. They were AWESOME! :D
And now for the pics!

i wore this a few times during the month of october, and i seriously think this costume is my new fav! <3
Hope y'all like it! ^__^

<3, Marissa

15 comments:

  1. Hi, Marissa
    You have hands down achieved the best Sally I have ever seen! Most ppl look silly, but you made it look pretty. I had a quick question though, did you paint the blue over your eyebrows then put the eyeshadow over that to get this look?

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  2. THIS IS FANTASTIC!!! Nightmare before Christmas it literally my favorite movie of all time. I know every word :]
    anyways! can you maybe make a video tutorial or something on how to do this makeup and everything??? PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE?? It is sooo amazing. My Email is Bstiles27@aol.com. Thankyou!!! <3
    -Brianna.

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  3. Simply Amazing!!! You have nailed this one on the head. I love Nightmare Before Christmas and you look like Sally come to life. How did you make her dress?

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  4. Hi Marissa! I love the dress! Where did you get it? The make up is perfect! everything looks amazing! I love it! Tell us how to do it step by step please!

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  5. Hey Marissa! You look absolutely amazing, best Sally I've ever seen by far :) What kind of aqua color did you use?

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  6. What color aquacolor did you use, and where did you get your arm covers?

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  7. I Love it!!!!! You are the BEST Sally ever!!!

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  8. I forgot to ask which Kryolan Aquacolor did you apply and were did you buy it please tell me lols

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  9. That is awesome!!! After you did the body paint did you dust with the powder and then apply the make up setting spray?

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  10. Hey there Girl what color from the set did you use Blue? or what was the exact number combo?

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  11. Wow - excellent job on this makeup and costume!

    In case you and your readers are interested, there is a Creative Costume Contest at http://www.halloweenhero.com/costume-contest-2013.html and the grand prize is $250! I thought that you might be interested in entering.

    Thanks again for sharing, love the look.

    Best,
    Peter

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  12. Which aquacolor did you use? did you use the soft cream of the interferenz or just the normal 30 ml one? Thanks!

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    1. Anyone ever get a response of which color was used?

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  13. Its the TK2 30 ml I bought diff colors thats the only one that turns out the same as in her pictures. The others were too dark or not the right shade blue.

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