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Carnival Makeup Ideas, Festival Costumes With Coloured Contacts

It is hard to believe it will soon be festival season! As we sit here, wrapped up in layers of jumpers the thought of sunshine seems far away. To break those winter blues you could book yourself some tickets to head to one of Europe’s carnivals. Get creative and make yourself your own colourful carnival costume, featuring a pair of funky coloured contacts. It’s never too early to start preparing your carnival makeup!

Want to know more about the top carnivals to visit in Europe? Check out our blog post here for more information!

There are plenty of different styles you could try out at a carnival from your favourite fancy dress outfit to a full plumage of festival feathers. Whatever your ideas for your carnival costumes, the main purpose is to have fun and enjoy what you are wearing. We have explored some of the most popular carnival makeup styles below, as demonstrated by our talented affiliates.

Carnival Makeup with Rhinestones

One thing that immediately comes to mind when you think of carnivals is gems, rhinestones and glitter. Create a rhinestone look around your eyes and cheeks or try your hand at glitter eye makeup. There is always the opportunity to re-use your festival makeup for carnival season!

If you want to try out a few rhinestones then why not try something like @queenofluna. Create a pattern just above your brow and create a bright colour theme. While we would only recommend using blind effect contact lenses, like those pictured, for photoshoots we do absolutely love the idea of changing your eye colour to fit your colour scheme.

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Mermaid vibes ???????????????????????? . . Using all @nyxcosmetics_my @nyxcosmetics . ▪Foundation: @nyxcosmetics_my Total control foundation in medium olive ▪Concealer: @nyxcosmetics_my Conceal Correct Contour ▪Powder: @nyxcosmetics HD Finishing powder in banana ▪Brows & Glitter: @nyxcosmetics_my Prismatic eyeshadow in Punk Heart @nyxcosmetics_my Glitter brillants in violet & glitter primer ▪Eyes: @nyxcosmetics_my prismatic eyeshadow in Mermaid & Blue Jeans @nyxcosmetics Retractable eyeliner in white @nyxcosmetics Glitter brillants in Crystal ▪Eyeliner: @nyxcosmetics Liquid crystal liner in Crystal pink ▪Mascara: @nyxcosmetics_my Lush lashes mascara ▪Highlight: @nyxcosmetics Prismatic eyeshadow in Mermaid ▪Blush: @nyxcosmetics_my Ombre blush in Code Breaker ▪Lips: @nyxcosmetics_my Cosmic metals lipcream in Asteroid aura ▪Freckles: @nyxcosmtics_my Glam liner aqua luxe in Azure & Purple ▪Lenses: @colouredcontactsuk Blue Blind ▪Jewellery: @lebellajewels

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If you want more full-on carnival makeup with rhinestones then take inspiration from @r.m.mua with this skull makeup style. These shimmering rhinestones are sure to pair perfectly with silver lenses. Alternatively, to make your eyes stand-out features try a contrasting colour such as purple, yellow or green.

@body_art_by_fran has used gemstones to create a mask effect around her eyes. This amazing angel style could inspire your own shaped gem pattern. Why not try a butterfly or cat shape? @body_art_by_fran is wearing our Red Halloween Contact Lenses for dramatic effect, and it just goes to show that Halloween styles can look awesome for other seasons and events too!

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• DARK ANGEL • - Self Face Artistry & Photography by Fran @bodyartbyfran - #REDContactLenses by @colouredcontacts - #FaceCrystals by @gypsy.apparel - #Wings by Fran @body_art_by_fran ???? ???? ????‍♀️ Halloween is approaching and I can’t wait to create more looks!! This “Dark Angel” face paint is easy but effective if you want to show off with a sexy but still dramatic look. I added these amazing red contacts by @colouredcontacts and some beautiful crystals from @gypsy.apparel Check their pages and get yourself some cool accessories to rock an amazing #Halloween look! Check out my gallery and follow me for more! #makeup #faceart #facepaint #fantasy #darkangel #mua #muasunshinecoast #wings #sexy #bodyart #painting #bodypaint #bodypaintartist #makeupartist #creative #art #portrait #photooftheday #fantasymakeup #creativemakeup #creativephotography #cosplay #darkbeauty #professionalmakeup #halloweenideas #fineart

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It’s All In The Detail: Makeup Close Ups

If you want to focus on the details, then check out these close-up photos of carnival makeup looks@manii_mua has created two amazing styles featuring flowers which could pair perfectly with your carnival costumes. The pink themed eye makeup with cute flower detail can be switched up for any colour of petal.

In these images, she is wearing our Grey Tri Tone Lenses so as you can see you can try out natural colours for your carnival too. Some of our natural styles will enhance the tone of your iris to give you sparkling, bright eye colours. 

In the second look, she has added some petals with her eye makeup, perfectly matching the colours. This could be the ideal opportunity to match your eyeshadow with the colour of your costume. If you want to take this style one step further then why not match your contact lens colour to your makeup.

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Final photo of my FLOWER GLOSS makeup for a collab with the lovely @annepromakeupart ????????

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If you liked the rhinestone looks but prefer smaller gems then why not try out a fabulous sequin and gemstone style like @olddollsstillplay? This is sure to enhance your overall carnival makeup kit by bringing the colours together.

Circus Inspired Carnival Makeup

If you prefer circus makeup styles then these can be great for carnivals too! Check out some of our SFX makeup artist affiliates with their creepy carnival makeup.

@makeupmadhouse has based her look on a mime. The black and white theme is tied together with our Spiral Contact Lenses. This could be great fun if you want to get into character at your next carnival. Find a monotone bodysuit or dress and paint your face with creepy clown makeup to achieve this style.

@bleedinbeauty has created an optical illusion with her makeup look. Using body paint can help you to paint on accessories rather than having to buy them. Practice before the big day with your carnival makeup palette to make yourself a bow tie and clown nose. The Spiral Contact Lenses are a popular choice for scary carnival makeup.

@margo.horror_beauty has opted for a skull style paired with a floral headdress. Her face paint style perfectly frames her face and the Red Halloween Contact Lenses are a great colour for bringing attention to the eyes.

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Hi guys today, I have an look in the style of a #sugarskull. I was inspired by this work @nikkietutorials loved this make-up artist very much ???????????? #mehronmakeup #31daysofmehronhalloween For work I used: @mehronmakeup Paradise Makeup AQ Prisma BlendSet: black, white; E.Y.E Liner Pencil for Pro- Beauty; Setting Powder "Neutral". Lenses: red @colouredcontacts @nyxcosmetics_ua Total Control 01; HD Finishing powder; Contouring: Highlight and contour Pro Palette. Eyes: Epic Ink Liner Black; Eyebrows Voodoo; @maybelline Face: Anti-Age the Eraser Eye Concealer; Lasting Drama Black; Eyelashes: Colossal Big Shot; #mehronuk #nyxcosmetics #maybelline #tattoo #makeup #instamakeup #cosmetic #mehronmakeup #eyeshadow #lips #foundation #lipstick #mascara #palettes #mua #facepaint #makeupartist #youtube_blogs #youtube_blogger #faceart #100deysofmakep #fantasymakeupart #maybellinenewyork #nyx

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We hope you enjoyed the carnival makeup ideas featuring our awesome affiliates. As you can see, a carnival can be a great opportunity to let your imagination run wild! From colourful styles to gems to creepy costumes, the possibilities are endless.

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Carnival Makeup Ideas, Festival Costumes With Coloured Contacts

Carnival Makeup Ideas, Festival Costumes With Coloured Contacts

Whether you are going to a carnival or love dressing up in fabulous costumes, why not try your hand at Carnival Makeup? Explore a range of looks including rhinestone styles and circus inspirations.

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