8 Frankenstein Halloween Makeup Ideas

8 Frankenstein Halloween Makeup Ideas

Every year the classic Halloween monsters come out to play but in recent years Frankenstein Halloween makeup has grown in popularity. This previously iconic Halloween character has gone unloved in favor of more gory costumes such as vampires and zombies but with glam Halloween makeup becoming a trend, Frankenstein’s monster has undergone a makeover. 

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Our affiliates are here to show you the Frankenstein makeup trend which involves painting different color sections with stitches between each section. Some SFX makeup artists add prosthetics and fake blood while other MUAs prefer a precise and bold body paint style. Check out our lookbook of Frankenstein makeup designs below.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Sanna Partanen (@ssipe_)

@ssipe_’s Bride of Frankenstein makeup has an elaborately styled wig that looks like a grand headdress. This paired with the precise makeup style gives a sophisticated edge to this Frankenstein makeup. If you love glam Halloween makeup then this is the design to try. The clever black lining gives this makeup the look of a piece of art or a comic book character. @ssipe_ has chosen the White Lestat and Green Goblin colored contact lenses for this makeup. The idea of using two different colors of lenses ties in perfectly with the stitched-up style and story of Frankenstein’s monster.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Bry (@sfx_by_bry)

@sfx_by_bry has titled her look ‘Frankenbabe’ and she slays in this gorgeous Frankenstein makeup. For this look, she is wearing a simple wig with white streaks which could equally be achieved by adding temporary color to your own hair. @sfx_by_bry has chosen different shades of green in this Frankenstein makeup as made famous by the 1930s films. The bold red lip matches the red scars that connect each section. This is paired with stitches, made to look 3D by adding a small fleck of white paint and shading. The final touches are bolts to the side of the head and colored contact lenses. For this design, Bry has chosen the Yellow Louis and White Halloween Colored Contact Lenses.

@nicolleslooks has blended a witchy style with her Frankenstein costume by adding a black witch hat and a long wig. She has added pieces of string to her makeup for the stitches as well as painted fake blood along each line for a gory twist. For this look, @nicolleslooks is wearing the Red Crazy Clown and Grey Storm Cloud Lenses. 

@rubymediamakeup has created a glam version of the iconic movie version of Frankenstein’s monster. Before applying her green makeup, she uses Frankenstein prosthetics to create the stitching and prosthetic bolts. For the glam effect, she opts for glittery green eye makeup which is contrasted with fake blood. @rubymediamakeup pairs classic Black Halloween Colored Contacts with her makeup to complete the look.

See how you could create simple Frankenstein makeup with @piperartistry’s tutorial. This fun video shows each step of her Frankenstein makeup in a quick preview but reveals at the end how it looks if you take your time with each element. For this look, @piperartistry has used the Red Blood Colored Contacts to reflect the red makeup around her eyes.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Atarah Mayhew (@atarah.___)

If you need an easy-to-follow Frankenstein makeup tutorial then @atarahmayhew has got you covered. In this video, she talks you through each step of her Frankenstein makeup to make it easy for you to try it yourself. She completes the look with the White Halloween and Green Hulk Lenses. 

The Green Hulk style is the perfect vibrant green for a Frankenstein costume but you may also like Green Angelic Lenses, Green Evil Goblin lenses, Green Mad Hatter Lenses, or Green Ogre Lenses.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Lauren Ward🖤 (@fx_freak)

This teenage Frankenstein makeup look by @fx_freak is perfect if you want to make your Frankenstein look a little less scary. The purple tones in place of red blood perfectly complement the green skin of this Halloween monster. @fx_freak has fluffed up her own hair to create an easy and affordable Frankenstein costume. She has completed her makeup with the White Halloween Colored Contact Lenses.

We love seeing the different art styles of our affiliates and none are as distinctive as @makeupbycole’s bold and precise body painting. Her incredible makeup skills allow her to create this comic book character style in real life. This amazing Frankenstein makeup is painted across half the face and part of the neck to create the effect that Frankenstein is bursting forth from the skin. In this design, @makeupbycole is wearing the Yellow UV Colored Contact Lenses. These lenses are designed to glow under blacklight so if you swap your makeup for UV body paint you can create a glowing Frankenstein costume.

We love every single one of these Frankenstein makeup ideas and can’t wait to see you try them all or create your own version of Frankenstein’s Monster. Which is your favorite? Make sure to tag us in your Halloween makeup looks on Instagram and TikTok.

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