How To: Create a geisha makeup look for Halloween

Create a geisha makeup look for Halloween

Wash your face and make sure there are no oils or lotions. Use a toner or a makeup primer which you can purchase at drug store. Pull your hair off of your face with a headband. No hair should be near your face, ears or nape of neck. This is the oil undercoat for use with the 'Kabuki Oshiroi' Shiro-Nuri (Doran) face paint. It is softened in the hands and then rubbed over the entire face or other areas to prepare the skin for the white face makeup. This is the stiff wax used to flatten out facial hair such as the eyebrows prior applying the Kabuki Abrua. It is softened between the fingers and rubbed over facial hair. After applying the complete Shiro-Nuri makeup over this, you may draw new ones with Stage Liner or Lining Colour #1 Black & #4C Red. This is the Shiro-Nuri (Doran) white face paint. It is diluted in a dish of water and then painted over the entire face, neck or other areas with a #60 Itahake. Smoothing it out and removing excess water with a Sponge Pad. A 2nd coat is applied to the upper part of the face after for the'Tonoko' Rouge. It is applied with a soft pad over the 'Kabuki Oshiroi' (Doran) white face paint to soften and blend the makeup. It is either dusted on with a #24 Naga-Itahake over the 'Kabuki Oshiroi' (Doran) white face paint or sometimes blended into a second coat of the Doran. It is used on the upper part of the face to soften the harsh white. For touch ups and its compact can be carried along. Included is a brush for ease of touch ups. The black one is for drawing fine lines on the eyebrows and the red one for the outline on the lips. It is used over the completed Shiro-Nuri white face paint to do all the fine-line eye details. It is used with a pointed 'Hake' cosmetic brush to apply over the completed Shiro-Nuri white face paint to do all the eye and lip details. It is used with a pointed 'Hake' cosmetic brush to apply over the completed Shiro-Nuri white face paint to do all the eye and lip details.

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