@makeupmadhouse will be a familiar face if you have followed along with coloured contacts for a while. She has teamed up with us to create a range of carnival costume inspiration so make sure to check out her gallery pictures to see all our past collaborations. Her mermaid makeup is one of our favourites and uses two of our costume contact lenses – Blue Blizzard Lenses and White Blind Lenses.
@sfx_by_bry has created a classic fancy dress outfit with an SFX makeup twist. Her pirate costume features a fake scar with White Blind Lenses, similar to @makeupmadhouse’s mermaid. This is a great way to enjoy the blind effect lenses for the carnival season. Wearing only one blind lens will allow you to have clear vision in the other eye.
This colourful paint splat design by @nicole_sfx_artist was created for her New Year celebrations but this vibrant design would also look amazing for carnival. Paint just your face or make your own design for your chest with this funky rainbow makeup. For this design, Nicole has chosen the natural Pearl Grey Lenses.
The classic Venetian Masks are such a spectacular sight during carnival so we love it when makeup artists take inspiration from traditional masks. @mulan_mtz has created this unusual makeup design that could easily be a mask. This clever makeup featuring our red mesh lenses would fit right in with carnival costumes. Choose a pair of costume coloured contacts to match the colour theme of your design.
Dressing up as your favourite character is a great idea for carnival. You are likely to be able to find carnival costumes for sale or you can get creative and design your own fancy dress. In this makeup, @mulan_mtz has painted herself as Buzz Lightyear complete with bright blue eyes.
A favourite for carnival costume ideas for adults is dressing as all the characters from Alice In Wonderland. @ladyparadoxx looks amazing as the Mad Hatter and would look perfect as part of a carnival procession. Other famous group costumes include Marvel Avengers, DC Comics characters, Disney characters, and Star Wars characters.
Circus costumes make a great theme for group carnival costumes and one of the most popular choices is circus clowns. If you are looking for circus costume ideas, try out @makeupbycole’s fun clown design with White Halloween Zombie Lenses.
If you are looking for cheap carnival costumes then getting creative with your makeup can certainly help to save some money. Dress in your most colourful clothes and paint your face with a cute and colourful design. In this starry eye makeup, @jordiecmakeup has used a gorgeous blend of bright colours that is sure to stand out.
Completing carnival costumes for adults with a pair of coloured contact lenses may be the final colourful piece to your carnival fancy dress. This fun costume accessory can completely transform the look of your outfit. Here you will find 100s of FDA Approved soft coloured contact lenses that prioritise lasting comfort, perfect for party events during carnival. The high pigmentation in the costume coloured contacts gives a bright and vibrant colouration that stands out against most eye colours.