How to Do Cute Ice Cream Makeup With Face Paint & Modeling Clay

by Laineymariebeauty
9 Materials
2 Hours

This ice cream cone Halloween makeup idea is literally so hot; it’s melting off my face! Here’s a fun Halloween makeup tutorial - ice cream makeup! This is super-fun and definitely a unique costume that will make you stand out from the rest of your fellow Halloween party-goers.

Get your face paint ready, and let’s get creative!

Tools and materials:

  • Face paint palette
  • White makeup pencil
  • Makeup brushes
  • Spirit gum
  • Ice cream cone
  • Sprinkles
  • Nail polish
  • Crayola Model Magic clay
  • Dark blue eyeshadow
Drawing the ice cream drips on the face

1. Make the ice cream drips

With a white makeup pencil, go ahead and draw the ice cream drips along the middle of your face. 

Painting the face pink

2. Paint your face

Now, using the pink face paint (or any other color you like), fill in the top half of your face with paint and make sure not to go over the white drip lines. 

Tip: Use a smaller brush for the curved lines. 

Making the ice cream cone

3. Make the ice cream cone

To make the ice cream for the cone, use a little bit of Model Magic clay. Shape it in a way that looks squashed so that it peeks through the side of the cone itself. 

How to create an ice cream out of clay

Add slight indentations on the side with an earbud to give it more dimension. 

Modelling the clay to make the ice cream cone

Also, roll a ball to make the cherry (pictured top left).

Coloring the ice cream with nail polish

Use some spirit gum to stick the model magic to the cone. Next, paint the clay with pink nail polish (or any other color you used for the top half of your face). Glue some sprinkles to the cone, and don’t forget to paint the cherry red!

Sticking the ice cream cone with spirit gum

Sticking the cherry on the ice cream makeup

4. Stick the cone 

Now, for the best part of the ice cream makeup look! Figure out where would be the best place to stick the cone. I stuck mine with spirit gum right above my right brow, as shown. The same goes for the cherry. 

Tip: Hold the cone for a few minutes until it completely sticks. 

Easy ice cream makeup look

5. Add another color

Now, create more drips on the lower part of your face. 

How to do ice cream costume makeup

Then, go in and paint that section with another color, and I used a bubblegum blue. 

Ice cream cone Halloween makeup

Blending the white face paint with color

For a little dimension, add some white to the blue paint and blend accordingly with your finger. 

How to do ice cream eye makeup

Add a touch of white to your eyelids and blend. 

Ice cream cone costume makeup

Adding dimension to the ice cream makeup

6. Add more dimension

Now, with a dark blue, take your eyeshadow brush and outline the drip lines. This is a full-proof way to create a remarkable shadow effect and make the drip look as real as possible! 

Adding sprinkles to the ice cream makeup look

7. Add the finishing touches

So, now that we are almost done, it’s time to add some final touches to your ice cream costume makeup. Stick the cherry on your forehead with spirit gum, apply a lovely pink lipstick, and glue some cute sprinkles around your forehead area with some spirit gum. 

Ice cream makeup

Ice cream makeup tutorial

Here’s the final ice cream makeup look! What do you think? I think it’s super fun and unique. It’s so different from the villain vibes we’re all used to seeing at Halloween. Thanks for joining me on this ice cream eye makeup tutorial! Let me know your thoughts in the comments.

Products used

Suggested materials:
  • Face paint palette
  • White makeup pencil
  • Makeup brushes
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2 of 9 comments
  • Julia Julia on Oct 21, 2021

    What clothing would you wear? To go with the ice cream theme I wonder ? Very cute!

  • Mary Porod Mary Porod on Oct 22, 2021

    Super fun idea! You make it look so easy, and your helper made me smile!