Halloween Make Up Idea: Creating Rotting Flesh
Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Costume Make-Up and other Costume topics.
How do you create the look of dead skin for Halloween?
There's nothing like a little bit of fake rotting flesh to make your Halloween costume as ghastly as can be. This Halloween make up idea is a must have addition to any member of the undead on Halloween night. Follow our guide to create rotting flesh for your Halloween costume.
You'll need the following items:
- Liquid latex
- Raw oatmeal
- Inexpensive make up brush
- Make up base
Start by cleaning your face thoroughly with the astringent. Apply liquid latex over the area you intend to use as rotting flesh. Apply raw oatmeal over the latex and wait a few minutes for it to dry. Using the make up brush, paint a few latex coats over the oatmeal area. Keep in mind that the latex will render the brush unusable, so you'll have to toss it after use. Cover the rotting flesh area with the make up base and your Halloween make up idea is complete!