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Halloween Mermaid Makeup Tutorial

Oct 25, 2013

by SirensGrotto

My name is Traci Hines, and I’m a singer, mermaid model, performer, accessory designer, and a makeup artist too. Today I’m sharing step-by-step directions to help you achieve a fantastical mermaid look this Halloween.

Tools
A good set of makeup brushes
An eyelash curler

Products
Face:
Mineral foundation
Finishing powder
Blush

Eyes:
Eye shadow primer and matte white eyeliner
Loose shimmer eye shadows in shades of white, ivory, purple, bronze, and the colors of the sea, green and blue! (I used some colors from Madison Street Beauty.)
Jet black liquid eyeliner
Black mascara
2 sets of false eyelashes – A thick and dramatic set for the top (I love the eyelashes from mrssteptoe) and a softer pair for your lower lashes.
Eyelash glue

Lips:
Deep purple lipliner and lipstick (I used “Jester” from BL Soaps.)
Loose shimmer shadow dust in purple shade.

Special Effects:
Spirit gum
Large clear iridescent bubble paillette sequins in at least 2 sizes. ShinySparklePretty has some great styles.
Smaller nail art sequins. I chose to mix 2 colors: an iridescent clear and a light blue.
Baby oil to remove your makeup at the end of the night. (Especially those scales!)

Step 1: Get Your Face On
Start with foundation powder and blush. Apply pink blush to your cheekbones. Dust the mineral veil finishing powder over your entire face to set. Blend with your fingers if you need to.

Step 2: Eyes
Apply eye shadow primer across your lids. Carefully line your waterline with white eyeliner. Highlight under your brows and add just a touch of white to the inner corners of your eyes, extending out. Blend out any rough edges with your fingers.

Apply white shimmer eyeshadow over the white eyeliner. Make sure to brush under your brow bone and at the inner corners of your eyes, blending out. Using your fingers or a fluffy shadow brush, blend the green and turquoise shimmer powder along your temples. Blend down towards your jawline and up towards your forehead. Set the shadow by using a touch of translucent powder.

Finally, use a fine brush to line your eyes with jet black liquid liner. With the remaining liner left on your brush, brush a thin line below your lash line.

Step 3: Lashes
Start by curling your brows with an eyelash curler. Next, apply mascara to your top lashes.

Take your top false lashes and size them to fit your eye shape. Once your lashes are the right size, squeeze a thin line of glue right along the lash line. Wait 10 to 20 seconds to let the glue get tacky, then stick ’em on.

For the bottom lashes, cut a pair of long wispy lashes in half. Apply the glue along the line of eyeliner you created earlier and affix the half-lash. Finish with one last sweep of mascara to your top lashes.

Step 4: Mermaid Scales
Start by pulling back your hair so that no hair sticks to your face. Apply tiny dabs of spirit gum at the temples. Layer the paillette sequins at your temples, then extend to your cheekbones and above your brows. Make sure the sequins are applied on top of each other so that they look like scales. Finally, add smaller, nail-size sequins to complete the scale look.

Step 5: Lips

Begin by lining your lips with lip liner. You can also fill in your lips with the liner. Next, apply your lipstick. I use a lip brush because it gives me more control, so I can get that clean edge. Finish by dabbing shimmery lavender powder on your lips with your fingers. You can use eyeshadow powder as well.

Step 6: Hair
If you want to use your own hair, braid it the night before to create easy waves. No styling time necessary. Just pull it out the braid and, voilà: magical mermaid texture!

If you prefer to wear your mermaid hair in a color that isn’t your day-to-day, put on a costume wig. Start off by tightly braiding your hair, then pin it flat on your head so you can easily stretch the wig over your head front to back. Once you’ve got it on, pin the wig around your head so it doesn’t slip off.

Step 7: Costume
Finish with a fun mermaid costume. I’ve made myself a sparkly seashell top and added a tail made by my good friend Lisa Fabio. Now all that’s left to do is flip your fins. Make sure to fill your treasure bag before making your way back to your watery grotto!

Becky Sapp is a photographer, filmmaker, and artist based in Los Angeles. She also sells her photography and screenprints in her Etsy shop, xflyonthewallx. Traci Hines runs The Siren’s Grotto, where she makes and sells custom wigs and hair accessories (including those featured in this video). She also makes appearances and sings original music.

367 comments

  • ballerina20

    ballerina20 said 5 years ago

    This is awesome! I love the idea of using the different sized sequins to create a scale effect! Thanks for posting :)

  • VidGirlsandDolls

    VidGirlsandDolls said 5 years ago

    This really looks like fun. Colors & glitters !

  • Crystalcat1989

    Crystalcat1989 said 5 years ago

    Love the scales , Great idea :)

  • ACupOfSparkle

    ACupOfSparkle said 5 years ago

    :)) This is awesome!!!!!! Looks fantastic.

  • RossLab

    RossLab said 5 years ago

    Wow! You are so good! I love this tutorial... now I just need a Halloween party to show this off:)))

  • epise001

    epise001 said 5 years ago

    What a great Halloween costume idea and a great make up tutorial! Thanks!

  • BRHDesigns

    BRHDesigns said 5 years ago

    OMG this is fabulous! Such wonderful ideas, very creative!

  • cutesonrisa

    cutesonrisa said 5 years ago

    What a wonderful idea! My favorite part is adding the different sized sequins around the face! I love the wig! Thanks for the opportunity to win the beautiful hair adornments : ]

  • Iammie

    Iammie said 5 years ago

    Love it!

  • kelleylo

    kelleylo said 5 years ago

    omgosh how absolutely GORGEOUS! I believe that this is what I am going to do for halloween! THANK YOU for the tutorial!

  • ANWsHandcraftedGifts

    ANWsHandcraftedGifts said 5 years ago

    So beautiful! I can't wait to try it out!

  • PoleStar

    PoleStar said 5 years ago

    This is really fun, love the step by step, and the result is awesome! Very inspiring.

  • LoveandKnit

    LoveandKnit said 5 years ago

    Amazing! : )

  • Earleyimages

    Earleyimages said 5 years ago

    Great ideas

  • shyght

    shyght said 5 years ago

    Thanks so much for sharing! You are incredibly talented and creative! Would love to see more blogs from you!

  • jammerjewelry

    jammerjewelry said 5 years ago

    Wonderful ideas, thanks

  • HopeChestHome

    HopeChestHome said 5 years ago

    That makeup is ridiculously awesome!!! Makes me want to dress up this year instead of sit and watch scary movies all night!

  • zenmasterflash

    zenmasterflash said 5 years ago

    So magical!

  • AukinasGoddess

    AukinasGoddess said 5 years ago

    Creative and inspiring!.. goes beyond halloween. ;) x

  • BeneficialMinerals

    BeneficialMinerals said 5 years ago

    Thank you for featuring my products in your video!! You are gorgeous!

  • amykins0401

    amykins0401 said 5 years ago

    I LOVE how you used sequins to produce the scale effect!!!!

  • sparrowgrey

    sparrowgrey said 5 years ago

    Such an amazing idea for Halloween. I love costumes that feature some awesome make-up artistry. Well done!

  • simplelovingfamily

    simplelovingfamily said 5 years ago

    Love it!

  • mrssteptoe

    mrssteptoe said 5 years ago

    Wow! You've inspired us all! Thanks so much for including my lashes in your related items - so thrilled!

  • myvintagecrush

    myvintagecrush said 5 years ago

    Beautiful!

  • LittleLadyIrish

    LittleLadyIrish said 5 years ago

    I love this!! I was considering dressing as a mackerel but this looks much more glamorous!! :p Thanks for sharing!

  • TechnicolorSquirrel

    TechnicolorSquirrel said 5 years ago

    This is excellent! I loved the idea and the tutorial! Would you mind if I shared this during my online event in a few weeks? I will be sharing ideas on costumes and all things Halloween and I think this would be a great addition.

  • sweetgirlboutique

    sweetgirlboutique said 5 years ago

    oh LOVE!!! my 4.5 yo wants to be a mermaid for Halloween and now she wants me to be her "mermaid mama"...with this make up and hair, I think YES!

  • LesleyWilsonArt

    LesleyWilsonArt said 5 years ago

    Thank you, that tutorial was really cool!

  • peshka

    peshka said 5 years ago

    So beautiful, fantastic!

  • TheUntamedHeart

    TheUntamedHeart said 5 years ago

    Wow! This is amazing! Thanks for sharing!

  • NatureLinds

    NatureLinds said 5 years ago

    UGH!!!!! In LOVE! thanks :) :)

  • heartbreakable

    heartbreakable said 5 years ago

    loooooove it!

  • bedouin

    bedouin said 5 years ago

    This looks so fun ~ love love the variety sized sequins ~ you look beautiful!!!

  • MuseMinerals

    MuseMinerals said 5 years ago

    oh this totally gets in touch with my inner Pisces!!! :D

  • hondaranchergirl33

    hondaranchergirl33 said 5 years ago

    So very pretty, the scales are amazing!!

  • MissMPhotography

    MissMPhotography said 5 years ago

    This is fantastic! I am going to be a mermaid for Halloween this year. I am so glad you posted this!!!

  • AntoinettesWhims

    AntoinettesWhims said 5 years ago

    Beautiful!!!

  • WhisperingOak

    WhisperingOak said 5 years ago

    The result is stunning

  • GarrettandGrace

    GarrettandGrace said 5 years ago

    lovely...

  • TheGraveyardGirls

    TheGraveyardGirls said 5 years ago

    Fantastic! Who doesn't love mermaids? :)

  • JuicyBows

    JuicyBows said 5 years ago

    Really GORGEOUS ! <3

  • jdlemmons

    jdlemmons said 5 years ago

    wow this is fantastic! very creative :)

  • JennieAnne1

    JennieAnne1 said 5 years ago

    Love this!! I may want to do it for everday : )

  • MootiDesigns

    MootiDesigns said 5 years ago

    Very cool, beautiful make up ideas. Thanks for sharing!

  • DreamOfPhilanthropy

    DreamOfPhilanthropy said 5 years ago

    This is awesome and totally inspiring. I think I may have to be a mermaid for Halloween now. :-D

  • kaydity

    kaydity said 5 years ago

    Absoultely beautiful!! You have inspired me to me a mermaid! LOVE IT!

  • SoireeChicShoppe

    SoireeChicShoppe said 5 years ago

    Thank you! Just what I needed, I'm dressing as a mermaid for Halloween :) Can't wait to try your tutorial!

  • gemagenta

    gemagenta said 5 years ago

    Wow! AMAZING! I want to be a mermaid, everything looks great! (And I love your purplish hair!)

  • Sophia2007

    Sophia2007 said 5 years ago

    LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!

  • AutumnSkyAdornments

    AutumnSkyAdornments said 5 years ago

    I love the use of sequins...so clever!

  • MoonlitWonders

    MoonlitWonders said 5 years ago

    My imagination is a "go"! I may have just found my Halloween costume finally! :) Great job!

  • AudWise1

    AudWise1 said 5 years ago

    What a beautiful look! Thank you for the step by step :)

  • spookysadventurepals

    spookysadventurepals said 5 years ago

    I have the perfect scaly dress to go with this look. best mermaid look I've seen. eeeeeee so gorgeous :3

  • funkykristen

    funkykristen said 5 years ago

    What a wonderful post and tutorial! Love the mermaid look! :)

  • BanglewoodSupplies

    BanglewoodSupplies said 5 years ago

    Beautiful. I am still trying to figure out what I will be...

  • LollyBooWho

    LollyBooWho said 5 years ago

    Love this post!! The makeup looks amazing and I LOVE the idea of using those sequins as scales :))... the starfish are incredible!!

  • kandiarray

    kandiarray said 5 years ago

    This is great!! Very inspirational. I especially love the idea of the scales and the lower lashes =)

  • tweetheartwallart

    tweetheartwallart said 5 years ago

    Too cute!

  • godsdumbblonde

    godsdumbblonde said 5 years ago

    Perfect mermaid look! Im seriously considering changing my halloween costume to a memaid now lol!

  • luvalexa

    luvalexa said 5 years ago

    This is stunning! p.s. never thought I'd say that about a halloween makeup,,,

  • hsailormoon

    hsailormoon said 5 years ago

    Totally love the tutorial, it was a lot of steps to cover, but it was done quickly and did not skip any step. The photo/diagrams also included, makes this much easier for people to follow, to have both mediums (video + photos/text). Fantastic~

  • LSBodyTreats

    LSBodyTreats said 5 years ago

    Great tutorial! I love the colors and the way everything you've used compliments each other!

  • myAvonlea

    myAvonlea said 5 years ago

    I LOVE mermaids. Beautiful. Thank you for the tips.

  • VuzjaProductions

    VuzjaProductions said 5 years ago

    This is awesome cuz i want to be a mermaid for Halloween :)

  • breakfromreality

    breakfromreality said 5 years ago

    Gorgeous!! Love it all! The wig is amazing <3

  • LaurieKate

    LaurieKate said 5 years ago

    Absolutely amazing!! She makes it look so easy and doable!!!

  • earthmama221

    earthmama221 said 5 years ago

    Oh very cool! I think I'm going to have to try this out!

  • littleshopofphotos

    littleshopofphotos said 5 years ago

    So interesting!! Awesome!!

  • AdorableAllDay

    AdorableAllDay said 5 years ago

    if i win i am sharing with my BFF because we love aquamarine. i know you're probably doubting that i'm over 18 with that aquamarine reference, but i'm just embarrassing. :)

  • MistressDanzig

    MistressDanzig said 5 years ago

    The scales are such a cool idea! You look gorgeous! Really very inspiring makeup!! =D

  • maggpie

    maggpie said 5 years ago

    In my next life, I want to come back as a mermaid. Love this tutorial!

  • PrettyBirdAttire

    PrettyBirdAttire said 5 years ago

    Beautiful! I love adding the sequins, I would have never thought of that!

  • littlebluebird5

    littlebluebird5 said 5 years ago

    Thank you -- this is so awesome!! You are so talented, and I really appreciate you sharing your time & creativity. My daughter is going to be a mermaid for Halloween, and I was wondering what to do. (I'm making her costume, and your tutorial can totally be modified to be perfect for a child!!) Thank you so much for showing all of your awesome "mermaid secrets". The sequin scales, the colored hair, the shell/sequin extensions, etc... You are really helping a regular momma out with all of your attention to details. My daughter would really love to wear a pair of those cute clips in her hair for Halloween!! *hint, hint!!*

  • lindsaymakowski

    lindsaymakowski said 5 years ago

    I follow Traci on YouTube. Love her looks and music! So excited to see her here on another of my websites. I'd love to win one of Traci's creations! :)

  • bagsbymelanie

    bagsbymelanie said 5 years ago

    This is so cool! I love the sequin scales!

  • pinkfuzzykitty

    pinkfuzzykitty said 5 years ago

    Awesome!

  • lindsaymakowski

    lindsaymakowski said 5 years ago

    *my favorite websites

  • dragonflybynight

    dragonflybynight said 5 years ago

    Thanks, Traci, for sharing your fun tutorial with us! You are beautiful and talented!

  • lindseylu884

    lindseylu884 said 5 years ago

    You are crazy talented! I love it and do not think it could have turned out better!

  • CounterCoutureK8

    CounterCoutureK8 said 5 years ago

    How fun! Passing along to my professional make up artist friend! Woul love to win ;)

  • elleestpetite

    elleestpetite said 5 years ago

    I love mermaids! This looks like a lot of fun to try out.

  • JKCreate

    JKCreate said 5 years ago

    Oh my goodness... My childhood dream of growing up to be a mermaid may now be plausible! This is so fantastic!!

  • cascobaysoap

    cascobaysoap said 5 years ago

    wow! beautiful! I soo want to do this!!! :) Shannon

  • TealRoses

    TealRoses said 5 years ago

    I love this!

  • DrapersDangles

    DrapersDangles said 5 years ago

    I love dabbling with makeup. What a great tutorial! And with no Halloween costume ideas yet for myself, I may have to put it to good use...

  • MyDiscoveredThoughts

    MyDiscoveredThoughts said 5 years ago

    I absolutely love this idea for Halloween! I'm always looking for creative ways to dress up! I think the video was very well done and I like how it was short, simple and to the point. :) Thank you for sharing!!!

  • SmithAndDaphne

    SmithAndDaphne said 5 years ago

    Love those starfish! The added green shadow along her temples was a interesting makeup technique, too.

  • shan238

    shan238 said 5 years ago

    How freakin fun, I've been all about my daughters first Halloween o haven't even thought about me. This is great thanks

  • sdmariejewelry

    sdmariejewelry said 5 years ago

    Wow, amazing!

  • hummingbirdie

    hummingbirdie said 5 years ago

    beautiful! this gives me a few ideas for my alien costume make up this year. and love the little starfish.

  • coralbelles

    coralbelles said 5 years ago

    Fantastic!

  • megrat7

    megrat7 said 5 years ago

    This was going to be my halloween costume. Darn!

  • oldworldapothecary

    oldworldapothecary said 5 years ago

    ´*•.¸(´*•.¸♥¸.•*´)¸.•*´ ♥•.*beautiful*♥ ¸.•*´(¸.•*´♥´*•.¸)´*•.¸

  • amyjomcguigan

    amyjomcguigan said 5 years ago

    ohhh perfect!!!! I actually just made a mermaid tail for halloween!!!! I was curious if I wanted scary mermaid or beautyfabolucious..... definately going with a pretty mermaid :)

  • gddsoshun

    gddsoshun said 5 years ago

    my business is mermaid massage! so this is so interesting to me. you are beautiful and the whole mermaid energy is about plunging into the depths of your soul to reveal the truth. thanks for this lovely page. keep doing what you are doing!!

  • FeliciaMariah

    FeliciaMariah said 5 years ago

    Wow!! Wonderful tutorial!! I want to try this out!!!

  • LittleSketchyCards

    LittleSketchyCards said 5 years ago

    So pretty! Makes me want to try this out for Halloween :)

  • phigirl

    phigirl said 5 years ago

    this was awesome! ok, who's having a party this halloween so i can dress up as a mermaid??

  • amcilrath

    amcilrath said 5 years ago

    LOVE!!!! What a great idea!!! Definitely doing this!! I love Mermaids!

  • ashleydp2

    ashleydp2 said 5 years ago

    Definitely would like to see more blogs from you! You just inspired my costume for this year :) Amazing creativity!!! Very Talented!

  • z0mbiet0ast

    z0mbiet0ast said 5 years ago

    Beautiful! I love Traci & makeup tutorials! I've always wanted to see a really good quality video like this from her. : )

  • SkiesofUranus

    SkiesofUranus said 5 years ago

    I am such a fan of the dark purple lips! Purple happens to be my favorite color! And I think you just gave the inspiration for a costume for a group I'm in that's helping out by giving candy to kids for Halloween! :) Mermaid Princess I shall be! :)

  • arielmermaid

    arielmermaid said 5 years ago

    This is amazing...I love it! :D Thank you so much for the tips...I LOVE the colors!

  • wezebo

    wezebo said 5 years ago

    You are very creative and imaginitive...love the step by step for people like myself who are not creative!...cool costume..

  • keellis

    keellis said 5 years ago

    So pretty and easy!! I might need to adapt/change my pumpkin costume idea!

  • Nigheve

    Nigheve said 5 years ago

    This is so beautiful and inspiring. Thanks so much!

  • CharmsByNash

    CharmsByNash said 5 years ago

    I love Traci's costumes and accessories. This was an excellent video. Her makeup is gorgeous!!!

  • FairyTalesMermdScale

    FairyTalesMermdScale said 5 years ago

    Love this! I may not even use this for Halloween, I'll just get creative one day at random XD

  • SweetCreations77

    SweetCreations77 said 5 years ago

    My 12 year old and my 6 year old are going to love this can't wait till they get home to show them Thanks so much for a way to save money this year :)

  • gardenandsea

    gardenandsea said 5 years ago

    do I have any choice NOT to become a mermaid now?!

  • msatte1

    msatte1 said 5 years ago

    I love this! So inspirational. Definitely want to do this for Halloween!

  • MadisonStreetBeauty

    MadisonStreetBeauty said 5 years ago

    This is amazing! Thank you so much for featuring our eye shadows! I love the tutorial, I'm definitely being a mermaid this year!

  • erinkdixon

    erinkdixon said 5 years ago

    LOVE this!

  • Brooklynretro

    Brooklynretro said 5 years ago

    WOW!! FANTASTIC!

  • mermaidbella

    mermaidbella said 5 years ago

    Not just for Halloween but for all year round. Gorgeous tutorial. :)

  • garrettjaime1982

    garrettjaime1982 said 5 years ago

    Seriously stunning and well done on the video. You make it look so easy!

  • purpleipod

    purpleipod said 5 years ago

    Incredible colour combinations and great idea :))

  • VitaDiFantasia

    VitaDiFantasia said 5 years ago

    This is absolutely stunning. I love doing makeup design. This will definitely help.

  • bellejarvintage

    bellejarvintage said 5 years ago

    Wow Great Video by Becky Sapp!!

  • JuJuEyeball

    JuJuEyeball said 5 years ago

    How funny! My hubby and I are doing Trunk or Treat at our church again this year, and we're going to be a mermaid and a pirate. I've been searching for good mermaid looks, and some of my favorites have been of Traci. So excited to see that she has an Etsy shop. :) I've been creating jewelry and accessories for my costume, and I love those little starfish - very inspiring. The video was inspiring, too - can't wait to finish this costume! Then I can move on to the giant shell I'll be sitting in, haha!

  • susannaholmes

    susannaholmes said 5 years ago

    This is amazing!

  • mlwhyte

    mlwhyte said 5 years ago

    I adore Traci on YouTube and on Etsy as well. This tutorial is so awesome and winning some of her starfish accessories would be amazing! <3

  • storeythreads

    storeythreads said 5 years ago

    My friend was going to be a mermaid for Halloween! I dont think we would have gotten the make up down like you have ; ) Amazing work! I love Halloween, i have tons of cute vintage pieces in my shop that could be used for costumes right now!

  • Sushibear

    Sushibear said 5 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous!!!!! Fantastic idea & great instructions!

  • SplashOfMagic

    SplashOfMagic said 5 years ago

    Might have to try this for my next mermaid shoot.

  • Mclovebuddy

    Mclovebuddy said 5 years ago

    this is so awesome and fun!

  • AyeCHIHUAHUA

    AyeCHIHUAHUA said 5 years ago

    LOVE THIS! Thank you!

  • CheringtonMetalcraft

    CheringtonMetalcraft said 5 years ago

    Truly stunning! :)

  • sopranoidol

    sopranoidol said 5 years ago

    Traci, you never cease to amazing us all. Thank you for sharing your talent and creativity! I'm going to have to try this. xoxo

  • katarchy

    katarchy said 5 years ago

    Gorgeous! Great tutorial and video. :)

  • risingstar294

    risingstar294 said 5 years ago

    did u use a 5D to film this?? Its amazing quality and really shows off the makeup closeups beautifully!!

  • HeirloomRevelations

    HeirloomRevelations said 5 years ago

    TRACI !!! Gorgeous look , flawless job. Love the lavender hair :-)))

  • AmyMichelleJewelry

    AmyMichelleJewelry said 5 years ago

    How fun! Very clever and unique idea for halloween!

  • LittleWrenPottery

    LittleWrenPottery said 5 years ago

    Wow looks amazing! I'm really bad at putting makeup on, I obviously need all the help I can get lol :)

  • littlepennylane

    littlepennylane said 5 years ago

    Hey Guys! I'm Lisa Fabio, the designer of the Tail traci is wearing in this INCREDIBLE video! If anyone would like to inquire about custom items or see more of what i do, just visit my shop or message me! In the meantime, everyone visit Traci's shop and you can be a mermaid too! If she isnt sold out! better get there fast!

  • TheScarfTree

    TheScarfTree said 5 years ago

    Such a pretty mermaid! Well done, amazing work, so pretty! Mermaids are magical!

  • jeanius80

    jeanius80 said 5 years ago

    just fun! I love the use of sequins!

  • ibukij

    ibukij said 5 years ago

    Beautiful as always!

  • Nevlonniel

    Nevlonniel said 5 years ago

    Fantastic job! I love the attention to detail! =D

  • jacki650

    jacki650 said 5 years ago

    I think this awesome! I have always wanted to be the little mermaid sooo...I think I may have to do it with a dazzled upgrade using this tutorial :) I made sure to add this post to this SkinnyScoop List of Halloween costume ideas > www.skinnyscoop.com/list/claudia/halloween-brew-ha-ha

  • TheMoonside

    TheMoonside said 5 years ago

    Awesome, Traci! I'll definitely use this tutorial in the future!

  • Missieb92

    Missieb92 said 5 years ago

    Beautiful makeup tutorial! Thanks for sharing!

  • stylewhile

    stylewhile said 5 years ago

    WOW I love the tutorial.

  • sandie898

    sandie898 said 5 years ago

    You are such an adorable mermaid. I am at heart and will try to be this Halloween. My little grandson will love it. Thanks ! Sandy

  • Hellokat85

    Hellokat85 said 5 years ago

    LOVE the look! And am in love with the clips as well!! Thanks for the amazing tutorial! :)

  • blondesocialite

    blondesocialite said 5 years ago

    LOVE this look! Especially the scales.

  • bklynBridge95

    bklynBridge95 said 5 years ago

    This was awesome totally makes me want to be a mermaid for Halloween and I got to get me some of those starfishes

  • diamosaur

    diamosaur said 5 years ago

    This was really amazing! You are so talented at makeup, singing, acting, creating, EVERYTHING! (:

  • faeryn

    faeryn said 5 years ago

    thank you so much for sharing! *crossing fingers* for those clips!

  • SteamWolf

    SteamWolf said 5 years ago

    That was super cute!

  • bellerina214

    bellerina214 said 5 years ago

    This is amazing!!! I love Traci's work :) Can't wait to give it a try :D

  • MemaidBride

    MemaidBride said 5 years ago

    I love it! I love the idea of using bubble sequins for scales and that mermaid wig is absolutely GORGEOUS! You make the cutest stuff, Traci. And FINALLY a make-up tutorial!

  • JuicyJewelryStore

    JuicyJewelryStore said 5 years ago

    I really like this look! Especially the scales - it is so creative!

  • Celcia

    Celcia said 5 years ago

    Love your hair accessories!

  • Ashesart1

    Ashesart1 said 5 years ago

    Love this!! Very Beautiful!!

  • slomoko

    slomoko said 5 years ago

    Incredible! I've always wanted to be a mermaid! And the sea foam wig is amazing!

  • ladycathead

    ladycathead said 5 years ago

    I may have to use this idea for a fantasy costume for my local medieval faire. So pretty. Sequins as scales=LOVE <3 <3 <3

  • Lunatia

    Lunatia said 5 years ago

    Beautiful as always, Traci! <3

  • paperpyro

    paperpyro said 5 years ago

    sweeet!

  • AngelFishGrotto

    AngelFishGrotto said 5 years ago

    Your too cute Traci!

  • awsumtinkerbell

    awsumtinkerbell said 5 years ago

    wonderful as always. i'm definitely copying your style for my mermaid halloween! hope i win :)

  • GreenGirlWorld

    GreenGirlWorld said 5 years ago

    Made a mermaid costume for my baby girl for Halloween. Would love to be one too, thank you for the beautiful giveaway!

  • LadyMakoMermaidStyle

    LadyMakoMermaidStyle said 5 years ago

    *<* ohhhhhh it sooo cool i allways had a make similñar to that in my head but didn't dare to do it...... some day.... *_* is so sad i can't participate to win those awesome starfish hair adornments ...because i live in argentina TwT buuuu WHY!!!?

  • WillowBaySupply

    WillowBaySupply said 5 years ago

    Great makeup how-to! I love the sequin idea, so creative!

  • Blackenedruby

    Blackenedruby said 5 years ago

    Ok now I want to be a mermaid for Halloween! I keep changing my mind.

  • Missieb92

    Missieb92 said 5 years ago

    I love how you used the sequins for scales! Great idea!

  • JenMcLamb

    JenMcLamb said 5 years ago

    Great tutorial! Halloween is my favorite holiday and I love costumes and makeup! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • imeldaohio

    imeldaohio said 5 years ago

    You look very beautiful and your tutorial seems easy to follow. Thanks for sharing!

  • Siren810

    Siren810 said 5 years ago

    Everything about this blog, posting, and all of the comments to follow make me happy! So many other mermaid-lovers out there -- I had no idea! I've wanted to be a mermaid since I was a little girl, and even though I'm almost 30 that dream hasn't died ... I will definitely be utilizing Traci's make-up ideas in the future! :)

  • Payara

    Payara said 5 years ago

    Thats amazing and has given me my outfit idea, will ahve to practise, all i need now is for you to come over here to eire and do it for me lol happy halloween

  • LenaMaire

    LenaMaire said 5 years ago

    This is so pretty, I love all the sparkles :) and the starfish hair clips give it just the right touch! Thanks for the tutorial!

  • doremi7893

    doremi7893 said 5 years ago

    As always Traci, you're awesome!

  • eac90

    eac90 said 5 years ago

    I LOVED your tutorial! I posted it on Facebook with the link offered by Etsy. Please post more tutorials! I would love to see other makeup sessions from you,

  • BohoBearPaperStudio

    BohoBearPaperStudio said 5 years ago

    So beautiful!

  • kla226

    kla226 said 5 years ago

    I have always loved mermaids. Now I want to be one for Halloween! Great tutorial.

  • wcouture

    wcouture said 5 years ago

    What a great idea! You featured makeup from my friends at Madison Street Beauty - their colorful eyeshadows - and it looks fantastic! I think I may be a mermaid this year! Happy Halloween!

  • Lindseyawilts

    Lindseyawilts said 5 years ago

    I see an upswing in the ratio of mermaids to witches this year :)

  • sandyneg

    sandyneg said 5 years ago

    Great tips for any costume wherein you can change the theme or idea. I will use to do my daughter's "Spider Witch" costume and put spiders instead of sequins, dark gems instead of light ones. Brilliant! A useful and practical tutorial, Staci!

  • BunnyKissd

    BunnyKissd said 5 years ago

    Great tutorial! Perhaps I'll do a mermaid this summer... Halloween is too cold around here for so few clothes... LOL!

  • carolinesdaley

    carolinesdaley said 5 years ago

    SO WELL DONE! a pleasure to watch! we had never even thought to use the sequins and spirit gum. HOW AUTHENTIC! this is the best mermaid make up i have ever seen!

  • hwilliams1970

    hwilliams1970 said 5 years ago

    You are beautiful!!! Your skills with makeup are truly amazing!!! Gorgeous! Would love some of your pretty starfish. Keep being original--you're awesome!

  • Zipperhead53

    Zipperhead53 said 5 years ago

    This is really beautiful!

  • RisuKim

    RisuKim said 5 years ago

    amazing amazing amazing! :D those star fish sound very tempting :3

  • Skyie099

    Skyie099 said 5 years ago

    Okay - so this entire tutorial and page makes me want to be a mermaid this year and every year for halloween - so beautiful

  • z0mbiet0ast

    z0mbiet0ast said 5 years ago

    So beautiful!

  • claireandjanae

    claireandjanae said 5 years ago

    Awesome tutorial!

  • ShelleAnne

    ShelleAnne said 5 years ago

    So fun and gorgeous.

  • almalunita

    almalunita said 5 years ago

    Love the colors you chose for the eye make-up! Very glamorous! :)

  • twlyou

    twlyou said 5 years ago

    you look magical! Will attempt this soon!

  • BeachCoveJewelry

    BeachCoveJewelry said 5 years ago

    All my favorite colors, really love the purple lipstick though I don't think I could pull it off :)

  • meyow16

    meyow16 said 5 years ago

    I really hope I win one of Traci's awesome starfish! I think they're lovely! This mermaid look and tutorial was fantastic! :D She's like a real life mermaid :)

  • katvomitt

    katvomitt said 5 years ago

    I love the "scales"!

  • seamstressdawn

    seamstressdawn said 5 years ago

    This is great, Traci!! The instructions were very clear and I like that you referenced where we can purchase some of these materials. --Carladawn

  • kelisakc

    kelisakc said 5 years ago

    I recently bought a fantastic mermaid costume from another fantastic ETSY vendor and she sent me your link so that I can complete my outfit with awesome makeup! Thanks for the step-by-step instructions! ~Kelisa

  • BrittneyWest

    BrittneyWest said 5 years ago

    Fun and cute! Thanks for sharing! "Let the beauty of what you love be what you do."--Rumi

  • LadyGodiva35

    LadyGodiva35 said 5 years ago

    The scales part is an awesome touch!

  • ylime320

    ylime320 said 5 years ago

    Amazing idea--love the scales.

  • katrinaalana

    katrinaalana said 5 years ago

    Great makeup! I used to watch a lot of mermaid movies growing up and this makes me nostalgic.

  • AllieAppleSeed

    AllieAppleSeed said 5 years ago

    This is my favorite entry ever!!! Gorgeous! :)

  • pasinwedding

    pasinwedding said 5 years ago

    This is awesome! Looks fantastic.

  • KelseaEchoStudio

    KelseaEchoStudio said 5 years ago

    Love it!! So glad Traci has been featured on the etsy blog - she's awesome and multitalented! I've been eyeing the starfish accessories in her shop for awhile now... =)

  • littlehinLEE

    littlehinLEE said 5 years ago

    Nice~

  • TeriHooten

    TeriHooten said 5 years ago

    Beautiful Mermaid- and she has flawless skin as well!

  • HermanTheGerman2011

    HermanTheGerman2011 said 5 years ago

    Well, not for me but my wife LOOOOOOOOOOOVES this one. Her favorite colors are purple and green anyway.

  • HobbiesandEvents

    HobbiesandEvents said 5 years ago

    These are soo pretty! I am seriously reconsidering my chosen costumes for Halloween now

  • racheljonel

    racheljonel said 5 years ago

    LOVE this!!

  • raegirls3

    raegirls3 said 5 years ago

    This is so awesome! I can't wait to try it!!! Now to find an actual costume I like!

  • lelie

    lelie said 5 years ago

    I love this! And damn professional memaid! That's my dream :)

  • scharley3

    scharley3 said 5 years ago

    <3 LOVE it!!!!

  • empressbat

    empressbat said 5 years ago

    That is such a good and easy to follow tutorial. Thankyou for creating it

  • ladybutterflyyuko

    ladybutterflyyuko said 5 years ago

    traci I love this! it has given me some ideas for what I want to do for halloween :) your tutorial was easy to follow and the way to do it seems simple enough! do not stop being the beautiful mermaid that you are! <3 Torie

  • Jabr311

    Jabr311 said 5 years ago

    sooooo beautiful!!! There Once was a Mermaid who sat on a rock And smiled as she looked out to sea At the ships and the sailors Who went sailing by, How I wish that mermaid was me!

  • janistan

    janistan said 5 years ago

    Amazing tutorial, and so well explained. You've inspired me for the season!

  • FlorenceandRalph

    FlorenceandRalph said 5 years ago

    Beautiful work my daughter loves this style and would love to incorporate this in my photography. Thank you for the tutorial

  • InspiredbythePast

    InspiredbythePast said 5 years ago

    Finally an artistic level worthy of Halloween. Thank you so much for some great inspiration.

  • EchinopsandAster

    EchinopsandAster said 5 years ago

    What a great tutorial! I would have never thought to use spirit gum and sequins together to make scales.

  • BAGELS04

    BAGELS04 said 5 years ago

    I am so inspired! I have been shopping on ETSY all morning for elements to put together a mermaid costume for Halloween! Stunning makeup and tutorial. Traci is the most beautiful mermaid! Love it!

  • loveaboveall

    loveaboveall said 5 years ago

    This is by far the best tutorial for mermaid make-up that's out there!

  • momac40

    momac40 said 5 years ago

    Amazing tutorial! You are very talented. I only hope I can come somewhere close to this for my Halloween costume!

  • sugarplumvisions

    sugarplumvisions said 5 years ago

    I can't believe I never thought of this before... now I want to be a mermaid for Halloween! Thanks for sharing this with us.

  • FeathersandPloom

    FeathersandPloom said 5 years ago

    Oh wow! :-)! This is fantastic! What an inspired idea! I know what I want to be for next year. If only I could get my hair to look like your hair Traci! Though I think I'd like mine to be pink!

  • sabinat

    sabinat said 5 years ago

    OK, where were you a few years ago when I tried this?? :-) It's amazing how creative you can get when you're playing with starfish and sequins and clam shells - your tutorial is really a great springboard for the complete look. Ohh, I LOVE those Lashes! Really appreciate you sharing your ideas.

  • TwoChicklets

    TwoChicklets said 5 years ago

    The starfish hair accessories are beautiful! I would love to win them! And what an awsome mermaid you make! I didn't realize it would be so detailed right down to the little scales. They look amazing, by the way! Love your top, too and I'm wondering how long it takes you to get ready for a mermaid job!!

  • Pillowation

    Pillowation said 5 years ago

    Fantastic tutorial! Very creative and looks easy to do.

  • majokko

    majokko said 5 years ago

    So gorgeous!

  • MistressCheesecake

    MistressCheesecake said 5 years ago

    love it!

  • CocoLux

    CocoLux said 5 years ago

    Thank you for showing us how to get this fantastic look -- great close-up shots helped me to get the eyeliner just right! Thanks so much!

  • mommycelia

    mommycelia said 5 years ago

    Wow! What a beautiful and simply done costume! I never would have thought of this.

  • daisymae857

    daisymae857 said 5 years ago

    thank you for you great tutorial on the mermaid make up application, I make art dolls, and struggle with the face and applying make up as I have never worn it myself... what fun it was to watch you transform yourself. I would love to see more in the near future! Kudoos to you!

  • mangyak

    mangyak said 5 years ago

    i hope i can create the same look.

  • CutestlilThings

    CutestlilThings said 5 years ago

    What a beautiful costume, I love how you did your makeup and the little scales just look awesome!

  • championc

    championc said 5 years ago

    super cool!I love how you did your scales and hair!I hope idea someday!

  • Simag

    Simag said 5 years ago

    What a beautiful costume! Love the scales!

  • AnneJude

    AnneJude said 5 years ago

    I love this look!! I am planning on dressing as a mermaid for Halloween, and this has great ideas. The scales are brilliant! I will need to save my pennies to stock up on some of this beautiful makeup before Oct. 31st.

  • annafantasia

    annafantasia said 5 years ago

    This was great! It's good to know I have some of these tricks down already, and now I have a few others to add to my arsenal. : ) Those paillettes give such a great effect! Gorgeous <3 <3

  • onecrazyred

    onecrazyred said 5 years ago

    the ending is to cute and I have to try the scales.

  • Shannenna

    Shannenna said 5 years ago

    Coolest idea ever, I'm definitely doing this for halloween!

  • vintagetinytot

    vintagetinytot said 5 years ago

    the beads are sooooooooooo original

  • Callesto

    Callesto said 5 years ago

    Love the lashes and green shadow with that wig!

  • SweetSirena

    SweetSirena said 5 years ago

    I love this look! Would love to win the sea sear trio too!!

  • ByLightOfMoon

    ByLightOfMoon said 5 years ago

    I adore mermaids also and your look FabUlOus! Great tutorial! Thanks for sharing! Smiles, Cyndi

  • screamwithme

    screamwithme said 5 years ago

    Oh my goodness, this is awesome. I'm so glad I saw this before later tonight, I want my chance too lol! I love everything Traci doesss. <3

  • LittleFlutterBird

    LittleFlutterBird said 5 years ago

    This is gorgeous. I even have red hair just because I love Ariel so much. Would love to win the sea star trio <3

  • blp3

    blp3 said 5 years ago

    MOMtrepreneur Tip of the Day: Halloween Mermaid Makeup Tutorial http://barbarasbeat.blogspot.com/2011/10/momtrepreneur-tip-of-day-halloween.html#more

  • WalterSilva

    WalterSilva said 5 years ago

    Cool, How To!

  • chloebristow

    chloebristow said 5 years ago

    Amazing, I love this look!

  • knickknackattack

    knickknackattack said 5 years ago

    Nice job! Well done!

  • AlpacaFlats

    AlpacaFlats said 5 years ago

    Clever, clever girl!

  • ngaray23

    ngaray23 said 5 years ago

    Wow this is cool! I saw a bunch of other easy-to-do halloween ideas on Florina the Makeup Artist YouTube channel. They're interesting and fun like this one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHoI7nF3O0s

  • mayumi345

    mayumi345 said 5 years ago

    first of all i would like to say i love Traci <3 shes so talented ! she so pretty ! and so everything ! ...... this video is such a great idea ! i would like to try this look someday myself ! this look has such wonderful colors ! i really love the Mermaid Scales and lashes they are the most prettiest thing that stands out to me other than your beautiful face of course :] but yes when i was that you have a Makeup Tutorial (video) for this i was like much see lol do you think you'll ever make a Ariel make up tutorial ? thanks for sharing this video with us Traci <3

  • Mimbula

    Mimbula said 5 years ago

    where is the eyeliner brush from? its a perfect size

  • MomsKillerCakes

    MomsKillerCakes said 5 years ago

    LOVE!! How creative!!

  • JadeCakes

    JadeCakes said 5 years ago

    This tutorial is just amazing! Beautiful wig, makeup, and instructions. Great job!

  • margaretannlimited

    margaretannlimited said 5 years ago

    Traci, Um, You are really neat, but, um, I build furniture. If there is anything I can do for you, besides say, sending you a 50 pound sack of $100 dollar bills , let me know!... You are obviously an artist, where I am but a simple furniture maker...

  • margaretannlimited

    margaretannlimited said 5 years ago

    I said "simple" I operate at a little higher level than simple, just so you know....

  • vmsmusz

    vmsmusz said 5 years ago

    ok. I love Traci. But I have to be the first to say that I am not too fond of this look. First off... I just think it's sad/weird/creepy that she is wearing DEAD STARFISH in her hair. I mean, WOW. SO SAD. Fake ones are JUST as cute. Another thing is, mermaids don't have 10lbs of makeup caked on. They are pure and natural looking, pale and seductive.

  • vilejester13

    Cat Burke said 5 years ago

    Awesome work lady!!! :3

  • terrylbanta

    terryl banta said 4 years ago

    You are just. Gah. I want to beeee youuu.

  • Stargazer02

    Stargazer02 from LDesigns02 said 4 years ago

    so pretty!

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  • MegansMenagerie

    Megan from MegansMenagerie said 4 years ago

    I really really love this! Beautiful!!!

  • LivingVintage

    LivingVintage from LivingVintage said 4 years ago

    Cool!

  • leeannasjewerybox

    Leeanna from LeeannasJewelryBox said 4 years ago

    How much fun was that video... Thank you so much.

  • ACupOfSparkle

    ACupOfSparkle from ACupOfSparkle said 4 years ago

    I have seen this before on Youtube. Great tutorial. It would be fun for the Halloween.

  • VintageParisMarket

    VintageParisMarket from VintageParisMarket said 4 years ago

    That was great. What talent we have here on Etsy.

  • themefragrance

    Theme Fragrance from themefragrance said 4 years ago

    At last I can channel my inner mermaid!

  • ClayCat

    Adriana Ayala from ClayCat said 4 years ago

    Love it!!! I will be trying this for sure!!! :) :)

  • cupcakenessa

    Vanessa Licea from InstantSparkCouture said 4 years ago

    You Inspire me Traci Hines, thats what im going to be for Halloween Thank you for sharing your ideas :)

  • leeannline

    leeannline said 4 years ago

    I so want to be a mermaid!!! what a creative, wonderful tutorial, thanks Traci!

  • MerCurios

    MerCurios from MerCurios said 4 years ago

    Very cool! Definitely worth bringing back. xo, MJ

  • happybdaytome

    happybdaytome from happybdaytome said 4 years ago

    WOW! So beautiful !!

  • bagbig

    Rutlapat Adulsutik from StarKids said 4 years ago

    Wow

  • recycledwares

    Nerrissa W from RecycledWares said 4 years ago

    This is A D O R A B L E !

  • realfaery

    realfaery from realfaery said 4 years ago

    I loved it! Thanks!

  • anorwich

    Alexis Norwich said 4 years ago

    So pretty! This has definitely inspired me

  • FreakyPeas

    FreakyPeas from FreakyPeas said 4 years ago

    i love the scales

  • PolishMeFreddy

    Alfredo Ramos from PolishMeFreddy said 4 years ago

    this is really pretty. <3

  • jewlsgifts

    Jewls Gifts from JewlsGifts said 3 years ago

    Amazing video enjoyed it, you look terrific :-)

  • EdelweissPost

    Patrick from EdelweissPost said 3 years ago

    'Dont be such a guppy.' ~ Ariel

  • DesignerPillowShop

    Samantha from DesignerPillowShop said 3 years ago

    OHHHHH I want to be a mermaid for halloween :) Though i want pink hair! GREAT tutorial!

  • wendipeterson1

    Wendi from KitchenStuffandSuch said 3 years ago

    excellent, lovely idea.

  • Themissingtagvintage

    Caroline and Brandon Matey from TheMissingTagVintage said 3 years ago

    What an awesome video tutorial!!

  • sieglindenoemi

    Sieglinde Mart from AishaAccessories said 3 years ago

    simply Gorgeous!!!! <3

  • LedaDesign

    Leda Design from LedaDesign said 3 years ago

    Fantastic!

  • agebo

    Ann Cosgrove from acbcDesign said 3 years ago

    lovely!

  • DarburyCottage

    Rosemary Wascher from DarburyCottage said 3 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful. Great job.

  • paperlovespen

    paperlovespen from paperlovespen said 3 years ago

    my daughter is going to love this!

  • efflorescentmetals

    Katie from efflorescentmetals said 3 years ago

    Pretty awesome, now I want to be a mermaid!

  • debvasbinder

    Deb Vasbinder from BabyCuteBaby said 3 years ago

    Just Beautiful! - Thanks for sharing your tricks It was our treat!! Great Tutorial

  • richdon1

    Rich and Dona from TheCottageMouse said 3 years ago

    Ariel will be jealous.

  • kathyjohnson3

    Kathy Johnson from kathyjohnson3 said 3 years ago

    Fantastic tutorial, thanks for sharing!!

  • LoCoCreative

    Lo Co from LoCoCreative said 3 years ago

    So beautiful!

  • jizbasusan

    Susan Jizba from TheWeaverOfWords said 3 years ago

    Such a fun post! Makes me want to grab a fin, a bikini and some conch shells and dress up like a mermaid! Thank you posting this wonderful Halloween How-To!

  • PepitasStudio

    Pepitas House from PepitasStudio said 3 years ago

    This looks great!

  • PattyMora

    patty mora from PattyMora said 3 years ago

    Fun!

  • taniapersechino1

    Tania Persechino from TaniaMariasPlace said 3 years ago

    So BEAUTIFUL !!!

  • LivingVintage

    LivingVintage from LivingVintage said 3 years ago

    So pretty!

  • Oneofafeltkind

    Carol from FeltPIZZAZZers said 3 years ago

    Quite fun and awesome! I am a mermaid-ie thing fanatic! :)

  • FairytaleFlower

    FairytaleFlower from FairytaleFlower said 3 years ago

    Love it! Adding the sequins and glitter make it perfect!

  • FairyberryBlossoms

    Susan Adams from FairyberryBlossoms said 3 years ago

    Hard to find those sequins for sure! The Ardell lash adhesive is better than the white tube. BY FAR. Target has it.

  • PinesVintageClothing

    Pine from GoodOldVintageOnline said 3 years ago

    Fabulous!

  • LittleTinyChef

    TinyCookies from TinyCookies said 3 years ago

    Beautiful! Love her channel on youtube especially when she does Ariel from Little Mermaid :D

  • happybdaytome

    happybdaytome from happybdaytome said 3 years ago

    I love this !!!

  • taterrounds

    Tater Rounds from TaterRoundsBeauty said 3 years ago

    Cool!!

  • GoldSmack

    GoldSmack from GoldSmack said 3 years ago

    Sooooooo cool. . . Why am I always a witch? :(

  • HansHolzkopf

    Natalie from HansHolzkopf said 3 years ago

    woooooooooooooow! cool! very fun!!! love it!!:))

  • mazedasastoat

    mazedasastoat from mazedasastoat said 3 years ago

    How about coming up with some new ideas for a change instead of recycling the same old thing three years in a row? Also, I HATE the idea of wearing dead starfish in your hair... unless you're going for the completely un-cute zombie-mermaid look. There are much better alternatives than murdering living creatures for a few hours entertainment, are so truly so vain that the approval of strangers (or even friends) is REALLY more important than the lives of fellow animals?

  • elizabethforster

    elle and belle Forster from elleandbellejewelry said 3 years ago

    Gorgeous mermaid, Traci. Sounds like you are a very busy talented lady! All the best!

  • newhopebeading

    newhopebeading from newhopebeading said 3 years ago

    very cool!

  • lapisbeach

    Lauren from lapisbeach said 3 years ago

    This is beyond FUN! Awesome tutorial- thanks for sharing!

  • fantasygarden

    Anna Kikute from fantasygarden said 3 years ago

    So much fun

  • creationsbyMrsJoJo

    Joanne from SeamsLikePinkPaisley said 3 years ago

    Fabulous tutorial!

  • MakeMeUnique

    Tara from CrowdCapture said 3 years ago

    That looks so cool. Thanks for the tutorial I will share it with all my girl friends :)

  • laramored

    Anemone from AnemoneReadsVintage said 3 years ago

    Great tutorial! Thanks for reposting, I wasn't here two years ago to see this!

  • jamasters

    Jess Masters from RefinedRock said 3 years ago

    COOL!

  • allysonfilkins

    Allyson Filkins from AmericanGrace said 3 years ago

    Love it!

  • JonaBonecutter

    Roxy Boat from BuFFaloGypsies said 3 years ago

    Looks kinda like Vampire meets Mermaid :-o

  • crazyartsmake

    Dickson Lee from newjewelryarts said 3 years ago

    Cool! Love it.

  • Stargazer02

    Stargazer02 from LDesigns02 said 3 years ago

    very pretty!

  • messinabella

    messinabella from BandBEstate said 3 years ago

    beautiful!

  • TheBohemianPony

    Heather Last from TheBohemianPony said 3 years ago

    So very beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

  • Mannazme

    Keith And Olga from FishOutStore said 3 years ago

    Wonderful! I'll try it, certainly!

  • SewforYou

    Cynthia from SewforYou said 3 years ago

    Amazing and so lovely!

  • bedouin

    Nicole from Crackerjackarma said 3 years ago

    Ohhh I remember this lovely mermaid ~ she hasn't aged a bit in 2 years !! terrific tutorial.

  • beforethelandfill

    Karen from InspiredByBeth said 3 years ago

    Beautiful...love this tutorial!

  • accessoryalamode

    Deborah McGovern from deborahmcgovern said 3 years ago

    What a beautiful mermaid! Thanks for the tips and tutorial!

  • BeautifulOutlines

    Michelle Elizabeth from ChellesDivine said 3 years ago

    Awesome tutorial!

  • milkyandcoffee

    Yin Yin Wu from LoveGemStudio said 3 years ago

    Very Creative! Thanks for the Halloween Mermaid Makeup Tutorial. You look amazing!

  • ikabags

    IKA PARIS from ikabags said 3 years ago

    Lovely !

  • ridner4run

    ridner4run said 3 years ago

    Love it! You look amazing. A good friends daughter is really into doing makeup like this. Is there a good set of makeup brushes you would recommend?

  • kfelt

    Felt K from feltk said 3 years ago

    Look so pretty!

  • BeadingTimes

    Zeynep from ZeyJewel said 3 years ago

    LOVE this!

  • impressionismi

    masha said 3 years ago

    wow! love it!

  • jesshinkle08

    Jessica Hinkle from LucyBellesCharms said 3 years ago

    Love this! I think I may be rethinking my Halloween costume now :)

  • BiomedDesign

    BioMed DB Design LLC from BiomedDesign said 3 years ago

    Very useful and have fun with it.

  • TealPoodle

    TealPoodle from TealPoodle said 3 years ago

    I love it!

  • lizhutnick

    Liz Hutnick from LizHutnick said 3 years ago

    Fabulous!

  • aressa

    aressa from OriginalBridalHanger said 3 years ago

    Fun tutorial... Thanks for sharing..

  • Laladesignstudio

    Lala Jewelry from Laladesignstudio said 3 years ago

    Now I know what I'll be for halloween next year!

  • GeorgieGirlLLC

    D George from GeorgieGirlLLC said 3 years ago

    Amazing!! I have never mastered the eyelashes, I think I have man hands ad the lashes are so dainty. Fantastic job!!

  • MrsGingerandWasabi

    Marta DQ from tribomo said 3 years ago

    Wow, you look amazing! Great tutorial! Thanks for sharing!

  • ClaireyLou

    Claire from ClaireyLouCreations said 3 years ago

    Beautiful!

  • MissKathy1

    Kathy Reinecke from TeenyTinyTailorShop said 3 years ago

    I have to show my daughter this!!! Very Nice! Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us!

  • favormaking

    Dickson Lee from Favormaking said 3 years ago

    Wonderful. Love it.

  • ionesAttic

    Barbara from ionesAttic said 3 years ago

    expert make up artist and video...a prettier palette below all the goop!

  • sleco

    Shelbey Leco from MemoryInkorporated said 3 years ago

    THIS IS SO FABULOUS!!!

  • finefeatheredfinds

    Anita DiRenzo from infinefeathers said 3 years ago

    So inspiring! Thank you :)

  • pamstasneystyle

    Pam Stasney from StyleStudios said 3 years ago

    Love it! Thanks for the tips.

  • rpetals2002

    rose wiese said 3 years ago

    BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!

  • divinecartomancy

    Bren from PsychicBren said 3 years ago

    Very Interesting...thanks for sharing...

  • valgalart

    valerie walsh from valgalart said 3 years ago

    love so much!

  • CraeVita

    Vita from CraeVita said 3 years ago

    So beautiful. Wish Halloween wasn't just a couple days away so I could get this together. But a great idea for next year!

  • BeachCoveJewelry

    BeachCoveJewelry from BeachCoveJewelry said 3 years ago

    pretty!

  • NirvanaRoad

    Lisa from NirvanaRoad said 3 years ago

    Love the mermaid tears! Great makeup ideas.

  • dgardner1221

    debra gardner said 3 years ago

    Who would not want to b a mermaid?

  • Netters272

    Jnet and Em from JnetsJunque said 3 years ago

    How fabulous is THIS!!

  • bellefast

    Bellefast Dames from Earringsnumber1 said 3 years ago

    Awesome!....Fantastic and very creative idea!...Great work!!!

  • dominna

    Katrina Dzerkale from Dominna said 3 years ago

    I would say make up for a decent Friday evening :)

  • kayshenna

    Kays Henna from KaysHenna said 3 years ago

    So creative! THat was beautiful!

  • jy121

    J Y from Rubies219 said 3 years ago

    That is such an awesome idea!! you are crazy creative! = )

  • jennymaynatural

    Jennifer Tracy from JennyMayNatural said 3 years ago

    = > i like it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Chloe Henderson from ChloeHenderson9 said 2 years ago

    WOW!! I know what I'm doing with my next MerGems photoshoot!!

  • korenkwan

    Koren Kwan from GarasuWonderland said 2 years ago

    lovely and creative too!

  • merman3000

    merman3000 said 2 years ago

    Do you sell the long trailing hair baubles?

  • thefuchsiamoon

    FuchsiaMoon from TheFuchsiaMoon said 1 year ago

    Traci you are a dazzling mermaid, a wondrous creature! Thank you for an inspired tutorial. Happy Halloween!

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