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Posted by DJ on August 20, 2013 with No Commentsas , , , ,


Zombie Costumes: How to Look Scarier with Your Costume

The zombie costumes are great way to look scary in your Halloween outfit. So, if you are planning to look as scary as you can this Halloween, consider going for zombie outfit.

For a real hair-raising zombie look, you should add the following to your zombie clothing;


You are probably wondering how you can get blood. It certainly cannot be real blood! You can create perfect impression of real blood with fake blood. Luckily, you can find the made-over blood easily, and cheaply too. Walk into any costume store or department store and ask for fake blood.

Creative ways to use fake blood on zombie costumes are;

  • Smear a lavish quantity on a select strand
  • Blot your Halloween clothing with blood
  • Make bloody patches on your hands and legs
  • Smear the blood on your hairline
  • Create an illusion of blood dripping out of your mouth

Wounded Lips

Take your scary look a step further by creating bruised or wounded lips. Your makeup is the best tool for this job. Apply dark colored lipstick onto your lips liberally. Then, use a tissue to blot.

Sunken Eyes

You can create sunken eyes that look exactly like the ones you see with those witches on Dead Comic series. Use your eye-shadow makeup to create sunken eyes. Apply the eye-shadow around your eyes, all the way and blot with tissue.

Cracked, Long Nails

Cracked, long fingernails would highlight your scary look with zombie costumes. This one is easy to achieve. Simply walk into your local department stores and request for stick-on nails from the makeup section. When you get home, use a knife or nail file to roughen the edges of the nails.

Open Wounds

They come in rubbery forms and you can get the pre-made kits from a nearby costume store. The instructions for creating realistic-looking wounds with the kit are included in the kit.

Scruffy Hair

Make your hair scruffy to complement the scary look of your zombie costumes. There are several ways to make the hair really scruffy. Consider using a lavish amount of gel on your hair and using your hands or comb to tousle it. The best effect is achieved when your hair sticks up.

Create Red Eyes

If you decide to create a perfect impression of red eye zombie, colored contacts would be ideal. You can get them from your local department stores. You can also simulate red eye with red face paint. Apply the red face paint around your eyes.

There are tons of other concepts for looking scarier with your zombie costumes. Read our previous posts for more tips and ideas.