How to Do Sexy Devil Makeup for Halloween (Complete With Horns!)

Shonagh Scott
by Shonagh Scott
20 Materials
30 Minutes

This Halloween it’s time to show your wicked side! In this tutorial, you’re going to learn how to apply some sexy devil Halloween makeup. This is a follow-up tutorial to How to Make Realistic DIY Devil Horns For Halloween or Cosplay, so read that first to make your own DIY devil horns!

Tools and materials:

  • Bioderma
  • Horns
  • Face liner pencil
  • Sculpt gel
  • Palette 
  • Palette spatula knife
  • Spirit gel
  • Translucent powder
  • Makeup brush
  • Color correction cream
  • Paint
  • Fine liner brush
  • Brow powder
  • Eyeshadow
  • Lip pencil
  • Mascara
  • Fake lashes
  • Shimmer
  • Wound filler
  • Fake blood
Marking where the devil horns will go

1. Mark where the devil horns will go

Cleanse your skin to remove any oils. Place the horns on your forehead to work out where you want them. Then, take an eye pencil and draw around the base of them so you know exactly where they need to go. 

Creating a base for the DIY devil horns

2. Create the false skin

Use sculpt gel to build up the skin around the horns. Place the base of your palette knife at a 45-degree angle and spread the silicone around the circles you drew on your forehead. Then, do a second layer around the outside, creating the texture that will look like folds of skin.

Once the silicone starts to set and cure, you can use your spatula to pull it out and get a little bit of room on the inside, which is where we’re going to put our horns. 

Attaching the DIY devil horns

3. Attach the horns

Next, take some spirit gel and apply that to the base of your horn. Leave it to go tacky, then just lift back the folds you’ve created of the fake skin and press the horn in place. Hold that securely until it adheres to your forehead.

Once you have both horns in place, take a translucent powder and a little brush, and dust that over to remove the shine.

Applying color corrector to the prosthetics

4. Color correction cream

Moving onto the skin, apply color correction cream to the entire face and take it down the neck. Use a smaller brush to work it around the prosthetics.

Applying fake blood to the base of the horns

5. Fake blood

Take the blood color of your paint and, using a fine liner brush, apply it to the ripped areas and surface around the horns. Then go on to create the soreness around the horns.

For this, you want to use a deep plum-red shade and press it onto your forehead. Use a patting motion to blend it out.

Once you’ve got a nice amount of pigment in a circle around the horn, concentrate a little bit more color where the skin starts to raise up. Next, take black paint and apply this to small areas on the surface of the split skin. This is going to make it look deeper.

Sexy devil Halloween makeup

6. Fill in brows

Fill your brows in their natural shape in a color just a bit darker than you usually would go for. Use a brow powder to darken the outer two-thirds of the brow.

Red eye shadow for sexy devil eye makeup

7. Eyeshadow

Next, you’re going to apply a red eye shadow. First, apply a white base underneath, which will help make the red look redder.

Next, apply the red from the lash line up to the crease of the eye. Then take a warm contour color and apply it to the outer corner of the eye in a v-shape. Bring it up to the brow bone and fade a small amount into the very front of the brows to add more drama to the eyes.

Now, apply some black to the outer corner of the eyes in a small triangular shape and blend it up towards the brow. Finally, apply some red eyeshadow under the lower lashes.

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8. Eyeliner

Using some cream eyeliner, draw a line from the inner corner all the way to the outer corner, getting thicker as you get to the outer edge. Finish it off with a winged line.

Devil Halloween makeup glam

9. Mascara and false eyelashes

Next, you're going to apply some mascara and false eyelashes.

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10. Sculpting powder

Using a shadowy shade of sculpting powder, place it down the sides of your nose and along your cheekbones to create some heavy contour, also under your jawbone and my temple area. This will give your face a more stern and structured appearance.

Using red eyeshadow as blush

11. Red blush

For blush, use the same red eyeshadow that we used on the eyes.

Lining lips in a dark color

12. Ombre lips

Color your lips using a matte lip pencil. Then go in with a darker lip pencil to create an ombre effect that mirrors your eyelids. 

Applying shimmer to the tip of the nose

13. Shimmer

To add a nice glowy appearance, add some shimmer on the tip of the nose, across the cupid's bow, and the cheekbones.

How to make makeup look like fresh blood

14. Fake blood

Going back to the horns, add a small amount of wound filler. This will make it look like congealed blood. Then add some liquidy blood over the wound filler to make it look fresher and a lot more realistic.

Sexy devil makeup

Sexy devil makeup tutorial

That is your sexy devil makeup look complete! Check out that fake blood! It looks super realistic, and the horns look like they’re really protruding from the head. Sexy, glam, and wicked all rolled into one!

Products used

Suggested materials:
  • Bioderma
  • Horns
  • Face liner pencil
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