Our top 4 YouTube Halloween Tutorials

Every beauty vlogger and make up 'guru' on YouTube right now is creating an abundance of Halloween looks that will either have you running for the hills, or looking like a sweet little kitty.

There is a look for everyone regardless of your make up talent or ability. We have compiled our top 4 animal favourites from some of the most talented YouTubers around the world. Some pretty easy to replicate, others a little more skill is involved!

Also something to note, majority of the products used in YouTube tutorials these days are not cruelty free (sad face!) BUT, you can recreate these looks with many cruelty free options. We have created a small list with each video of products you can swap.

Niomi Smart - Cute Kitty 
We love the simplicity of this look! It's super easy to re-create last minute but looks almost cartoon like. This one is Haley's fave!

Image courtesy of Niomi smart.

Create your normal cruelty free face look (as you would if you were heading out).

White eyeshadow - Limelily Frost

Gold/Bronze Eyeshadow - Goldmine

Red Lipstick - SweetPea & Fay Ziggy

Black eyeliner, nose & whiskers - theBalm Schwing Liquid Eyeliner

Lashes - Socialeyes Lashes, Tease 2.0 will elongate your cat eye by accentuating the outer eye.


Beeisforbeeauty - Hooked Mermaid
A pretty unique makeup look, but looks awesome! You may need a little bit more time for this one but it'll be worth it!

Apply your cruelty free foundation and concealer & set with a powder. 

Contour with theBalm's Bahama Mama Bronzer

To create eyebrows use Limelily Physic (Purple), Aquatic (Aqua) & Liberty (Blue)

To create scales, use Aquatic or Liberty mixed with Silver as a base. Apply Physic, Aquatic, Liberty and, Lime Zest.

Lashes - Socaileyes Lashes, Vamp would work with this look, wispy and unique. 


Michelle Phan - Lady Rainicorn
This one is for the pastel lovers and the ones that like to stand out! It looks amazing but it's also pretty simple to re-create.

Image courtesy of Micelle Phan.

Apply a lighter shade of foundation or tinted moisturiser like Balm shelter in light or theBalm time balm foundation all over your face and down your neck. Set with your favourite cruelty free powder in a light shade.

Use a concealer under your eyes and over any blemishes for flawless unicorn skin. Time balm is perfect for this. This can also be used on your lids as an eyeshadow base to prep/prime and to help the colour on top, pop!

Apply a yellow coloured cruelty free shadow like lemon in the centre of your lids, a turquoise shade like aquatic on the outer third and then mix liberty and frost together to create a light baby shimmery blue. Pop this on the very outer third. Blend the colours to create a pastel ombre.

Take the colour psychic, or a hot pink blush and sweep this through the crease and along the lower lash line. This can also be used through the brows.

Dust Mary-Lou across the top of the cheeks and under the brow bone for dewey and bright skin. With a tiny brush, apply Mary-Lou to the inner eye corner for brightness.

Use a pink lipstick like Pixie to dab over your lips. 

Schwing by theBalm can be used as a liner to define your eyes.

Apply Vamp lashes for that whimsical, fluttery eye look.

Top it off with your favourite cruelty free mascara and a rainbow wig and your unicorn look is complete.


Fresh Blush - Fawn
Such a cute little look! 

Image courtesy of Fresh Blush.

Apply your cruelty free foundation (lighter than your skintone is ideal)

White eyshadow for eyelids, nose & forehead - Limelily Frost, add theBalm's Mary-Lou Manizer for a light shimmer if desired.

Matte Brown Eyeshadow for brows & nose - Limelily Husk or Bahama Mama by thebalm for those with darker skin.

Bronzer contouring - theBalm Bahama Mama

Black nose liner - theBalm Schwing has a really fine tip for creating sharp and defined lines.

Lashes - You could use any of our Socialeyes lashes with this look. Vamp and Glamourous are quite wispy and long which replicate a fawns beautiful long lashes. Delight lashes are a little shorter but dramatic enough to create a stunning fawn look.

Tip: Limelily Goldmine is a beautiful gold shimmer shadow that would enhance the 'autumn' shades in this look, add it to the eyelid or through the crease. Even dusted over the cheeks would look cute!


We would love to see your fave CF Halloween looks! Tag us using #shelivescrueltyfree on Instagram & Facebook!

Much love,

S + H

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