Gothic elements are seeping in our lifestyle and lists of favorites for parties and even our general looks since we feel that Gothic makeup and the total look makes us look fashionable and stylish. You are likely to come across accessories, bags, clothes, shoes etc. especially designed in a Gothic style in the market and in your environment. So if you feel that you can have a perfect Gothic look with mere accessories and clothes then you are highly mistaken. You have to wear proper Gothic makeup with great care and attention for an amazing look. Following are some tips which can help you largely for doing a perfect Gothic makeup.
1. Skin Type
The first and the foremost thing which you have to consider for all sorts of makeup especially for Gothic makeup is your skin type and features. You should know that what features of your face are you supposed to enhance and change.
2. Whitening Your Face
For Gothic makeup you have to start off with whitening your face for which you can use pale or ivory foundation. This will give you a pale and vampire effect. However if your skin color is dark then you have to make sure that you do not excessively color your face white.
3. Gothic Cheeks
After application of foundation the next step in Gothic makeup is to move towards your cheeks. Here it is to be noticed that the proper Gothic look does not have cheek color or blush on however if you wish to give yourself a dead and sunken look then you can put on some dark powder on your cheeks. However, if you are dressing as a soft Goth then a light and sensual blush on would be perfect.
4. Gothic Eyes
Eyes are those parts of the face which can enhance your look to a great extent. Hence a perfect Gothic makeup requires heavy and tactfully done eyes with great care and attention. The key element of Gothic makeup is a thick eye liner as it gives you a mysterious and sullen look. You can make artistic shapes with the eye liner yet ensure that it is thick. In case you feel your hands shake while application only then go for the best quality pencil eye liner otherwise liquid ones is the most appropriate ones.
5. Gothic Lips
Moving to your lips you must have come across the use of bright red lipstick in the Gothic makeup which is appropriate. However at times if you feel that all of the women in the party you are about to attend will be wearing it then it is advisable to not mix in the mob and wear something unique and different. Select a different shade of lipstick. Usually light or soft shades of pink go with heavy and smoky eyes. You might just want to give it a try?
6. Glitter or Shimmers
Gothic makeup is completed by addition of glitter or shimmers on your face which when shine on your heavily done face give a perfect feel of Goth and mystery.
7. Spooky Tattoos
What can further embellish your Gothic makeup is addition of spooky tattoos on your face which can be easily made using pencils. Furthermore you can put on some stars and other Gothic face accessories like stars, nose jeweler, rhinestones and spikes which are easily available in the markets.
8. Gothic Jewelry
Try to wear some Gothic jewelry like chained bracelets etc. available in the market to further enhance your Gothic makeup look.