Kid's Halloween Makeup Tutorial: Fairy Princess

Give your little girl a glittering fairy princess makeover for Halloween with our easy-to-follow, step-by-step makeup instructions.
Fairy Princess Halloween Costume

Fairy Princess Halloween Costume

To apply fairy princess makeup, begin with a pearly eye shadow. Then add pink blush on the cheeks. Next, apply self-adhesive glittering jewels on forehead like a princess' tiara, and then apply additional jewels under eyebrows, on cheekbones or anywhere you like. Tip: You can find self-adhesive jewels in the scrapbooking section of your local craft store. Make sure your child doesn't have any adhesive allergies before continuing with this step. Keeping away from the sensitive eye area, dab face lotion on the cheeks and surrounding the jewel tiara on forehead. Have model close her eyes then apply cosmetic glitter where lotion was applied. Paint lips with a sparkly pink lipstick or tinted lip-gloss. Finish the look with a fairy princess costume.

Halloween Fairy Princess 01:46

Makeup application tutorial for a fairy princess Halloween costume.
By: Traci Hines, Becky Sapp, and Jason Amos
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Materials Needed:

  • pearly eye shadow in two pink shades or an antimicrobial pearly face paint kit that is safe to use around eyes
  • eye shadow brush or paint brush
  • cup of water
  • blush brush
  • pink blush
  • self-adhesive scrapbooking jewels
  • cosmetic glitter in silver, gold or white
  • lotion
  • pink lipstick
  • fairy dress/costume
  • wings
  • flower wreath for hair (optional)

Highlight Eyes

Begin by painting eyelids with a pearly shade of eye shadow. Pick a color to match her costume, like shimmery blue, pink or purple. Use a wet eye shadow for this, or a shimmering face paint (Image 1). Tip: Paint all the way up to eyebrows so the color is easily seen. Using a sponge or finger, blend a lighter shade of pearly eye shadow over and above eyebrows (Image 2).

Apply Blush

Brush pink blush on apples of cheeks, continuing up to the highest point of cheekbones.

Adding Blush to Fairy Princess Halloween Costume

Adding Blush to Fairy Princess Halloween Costume

To apply fairy princess makeup, begin by painting eyelids with a pearly shade of eye shadow. Use a wet eye shadow for this, or shimmering face paint. Tip: Paint all the way up to eyebrows so the color is easily seen. Using a sponge or finger, blend a lighter shade of pearly eye shadow over and above eyebrows. Brush pink blush on apples of cheeks, continuing up to the highest point of cheekbones.

Apply Jewels

Center then apply self-adhesive glittering jewels on forehead like a princess' tiara (Images 1 and 2), then apply additional jewels under eyebrows, on cheekbones or anywhere you like (Image 3). Tip: You can find self-adhesive jewels in the scrapbooking section of your local craft store. Make sure your child doesn't have any adhesive allergies before continuing with this step.

Apply Glitter

Keeping away from the sensitive eye area, dab face lotion on the cheeks and surrounding the jewel tiara on forehead. Have model close her eyes then apply cosmetic glitter where lotion was applied.

Adding Glitter to Fairy Princess Halloween Makeup

Adding Glitter to Fairy Princess Halloween Makeup

To apply fairy princess makeup, begin with a pearly eye shadow. Then add pink blush on the cheeks. Next, apply self-adhesive glittering jewels on forehead like a princess' tiara, and then apply additional jewels under eyebrows, on cheekbones or anywhere you like. Tip: You can find self-adhesive jewels in the scrapbooking section of your local craft store. Make sure your child doesn't have any adhesive allergies before continuing with this step. Keeping away from the sensitive eye area, dab face lotion on the cheeks and surrounding the jewel tiara on forehead. Have model close her eyes then apply cosmetic glitter where lotion was applied. Paint lips with a sparkly pink lipstick or tinted lip-gloss. Finish the look with a fairy princess costume.

Finishing Touches

Paint lips with a sparkly pink lipstick or tinted lip-gloss (Image 1). Finish the look with a fairy princess costume. Pick up a pretty costume at a local costume store, or make it yourself with a hand-tied tulle ballerina tutu and any sparkly top. Add a floral fairy crown, wand and fairy wings (Image 2).

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