Geisha Girl Makeup Tutorial for Halloween

Geisha costumes are classic for Halloween and will again be popular costumes for 2011. The Geisha Girl look traditionally includes a Japanese kimono, dark wig with hair pulled back, and very distinct white makeup. Our makeup expert has put together an easy tutorial on how to look like a Geisha girl:



You will need: white cream makeup, red and black makeup crayons, pink cream blush, and standard nylon makeup brushes. We used this Geisha makeup kit


Step One: Foundation

Apply white cream foundation with flat nylon brush. Use long strokes in one direction to cover entire face. Finish with white powder to set the makeup.


Step Two: Lips

Define lips using the red makeup crayon.

  • First, outline your lips. Be sure to emphasize the peaks at the top of your lips.
  • Once lips are traced, fill in rest of lips with red crayon.


Geisha Girl Makeup Tutorial


Step Three: Eyes

Create dramatic eyes with the makeup crayons and white cream base. 

  • Using black makeup crayon, draw a line that extends from inside of nose, across the eye just above crease, all the way to the temple.
  • Fill in eyelid below this line with black crayon.
  • Draw a thick black line below the eye, just under lash line.
  • Use red makeup crayon underneath the black line.
  • Apply white cream makeup between the crease and brow.
  • Use black makeup crayon once again to darken the eyebrow, making sure to exaggerate the arch.


Step Four: Cheeks

Apply pink cream blush to cheeks.

  • Use fingers to softly tap blush onto cheekbones.
  • Gently rub blush to blend for a soft look.


Step Five: Complete the Look

Use nylon brush to apply white cream makeup to ears, neck, and chest.


Geisha Girl


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    hey the blog is very nice :)thanks
    Friday, June 3, 2011 at 1:37 AM
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