Try This Fun & Scary Belle From Beauty and the Beast Halloween Makeup

Shonagh Scott
by Shonagh Scott
24 Materials
2 Hours

Ready for a tale as old as time? Today, I'm sharing my Belle of Beauty and the Beast Halloween makeup from my Happily Never After series. If you're looking for some scary Belle makeup for Halloween or cosplay, then this gory Beauty and the Beast Halloween makeup look is for you!

If you haven't seen my other Disney Princess Halloween makeup ideas, take a look at my scary Cinderella Halloween makeup and Ariel Little Mermaid Halloween makeup tutorials too.

Tools and materials:

Pretty Makeup

  • Foundation
  • Contour 
  • Brow powder in brunette
  • Eye primer
  • Eyeshadow in neutral colors
  • Brushes
  • Gel eyeliner
  • White eyeliner
  • Mascara
  • False eyelashes and glue
  • Blush
  • Lip liner
  • Spoolie

Special Effects Makeup

  • Witch hazel
  • Cotton pads and buds
  • Spirit gum
  • Kryolan FX wax
  • Metal spatula
  • Kryolan sealant
  • Kryolan burn wheel
  • Brushes
  • Wound fill
  • TV blood
  • Tissues
Applying foundation to the face

1. Foundation

Apply foundation all over the face, except for one cheek if you're doing the FX wound.

Filling in brows in a brunette color

2. Brows

Fill in the brows from the front to the tail in a dark brunette, feathering the color all the way through. Once they’re filled, I run a spoolie over to soften them.

Applying a light colored eyeshadow

3. Eye makeup

First, apply an eye primer. Next, apply a pale cream matte shadow with a flat brush from the lash line up to the crease, then lightly, from the crease to the eyebrows.

Building a high crease with a taupe eyeshadow

Now use a taupe shade to create a false crease to make the eyelid look bigger. Use the eye’s natural crease as a guide, but go a bit higher on the fixed part of the eyelid.

I used the brush to add color and the tip of the pencil brush to blend. Do this several times to build the new crease. 

Layering and blending the eyeshadow

Next, I used a cocoa color to trace over the new crease line I just made, using the same process of layering the color and blending

Gently building up the crease

Mix cocoa and black to line the new crease. It's crucial to use the very tip of the brush with a light hand. Gently deposit the color on the line and blend it softly. 

Applying light eyeshadow underneath the brow

Once the new eye crease is done, reapply the palest eyeshadow with the flat brush just up to the new crease. Add a small amount directly underneath the eyebrow.

Lining eyes and drawing a wing

4. Line the eyes

Use a gel eyeliner with an angled brush and start at the innermost corner of the eye and thicken it towards the edge. At the outermost edge, I flicked the brush upwards so the end of the flick meets the edge of the new crease. 

Lining the inner corner of the eye

I also made a sharp triangle at the inner corner of my eye. 

Lining the waterline with a light eye pencil

Line the waterline of the bottom of the eye with a pale nude or white eye pencil.

Applying eyeshadow under the lower lashes

Mix the cocoa and black again, and apply the eyeshadow under the lower lashes to frame the eyes.

Applying mascara to the bottom lashes

5. Lashes

Use mascara on both the top and bottom lashes. 

False lashes for the Disney princess look

I also added false eyelashes.

Contouring the forehead with a large brush

6. Contour

Use a medium contour shade on the outer corners of the forehead, in the hollow of the cheek, and down the sides of the nose. I used a smaller brush to add more contour to the cheek and temples.

Pink blush for the Belle makeup

7. Blush

Apply pink blush to the rounded part of the cheek.

Applying lip pencil to the entire lips

8. Lip pencil

Apply a pink-nude lip pencil over the entire lip.

Cleaning skin with witch hazel

9. Prep the skin

Now onto the fun part - the gory FX makeup! First, clean the cheek with witch hazel on a cotton pad.

Applying spirit gum in two lines on the cheek

10. Apply spirit gum

Apply spirit gum in 2 stripes across the cheek: one on the cheekbone and the other below it. It goes on liquid and then goes tacky.

Using a spatula to apply FX wax

11. Apply FX wax

Use the spatula to apply a small amount of FX wax to the cheek. I applied a top and bottom section, keeping a split in the middle to create the illusion of a tear. 

Creating Belle Halloween makeup

I used the tip of the spatula to pull away at the center of the wax to look like torn skin. Don’t use fingers as they are too warm!

I did the second slash following the same technique, then smoothed out the edges. Be patient - it takes time to do it right! 

Applying sealant to the wax with a cotton bud

Add sealant with a cotton bud and dab it over the top. This hardens the wax so it stays in place. Let it dry before moving on.

Creating an FX wound for the Halloween makeup

12. Add color 

First, add foundation so the wax matches the skin tone. Then, use the red color from the burn wheel on a synthetic brush. Put it inside the slits to form the base.

Patting the color away on the hand

It's best to pat the color away and use what’s left on the brush to build color on the skin outside the slashes. 

Adding color around the wound to look sore

Slashes from the Beast would leave the skin sore and red. Keep stippling to add color and dab with fingers to soften. Make sure to do the area close to the ear and on the bottom of the wound.

Adding black to create depth in the wound

Add black from the burn wheel and stipple the color in small areas to create depth and make it look like deep, congealed blood. Add a bit more red to the outside if needed.

Applying wound filler with a spatula

13. Apply wound filler

Add wound filler with the spatula and place it in the wound. Whatever is left on the spatula, place it on the skin for a grazed look.

Applying TV blood to the scary Belle makeup

14. Add TV blood

The last step is to add TV blood. Use the synthetic brush to put it into the wound.

Apply enough so some drips down. With whatever is left on the bristles, apply it to the outside of the wound and pat it in with a finger.

Smearing the TV blood with a tissue

Smear any dripping TV blood with a tissue.

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That's how to do your scary Princess Belle Halloween makeup, complete with slash marks from the Beast! Let me know what you think of this Belle Halloween makeup and please share photos if you try out the FX makeup too.

Products used

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  • Brow powder in brunette
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