After Tim Burton’s brilliant and captivating Alice in Wonderland, the characters and costumes quickly became hugely popular and this is not a surprise at all. The Queen of Hearts played by Helena Bonham Carter was so impressive that women took their chance to re-create her image and the Queen of hearts Halloween makeup and costume took top places.
Halloween is that rare day of the year when you can transform into anyone and try on the most daring looks. As a rule, parties in honor of this holiday are carnival-like and involve original costumes and bright makeup. You can buy an unusual outfit in specialized stores or create a costume from your everyday wardrobe. From traditional witch, a vampire, a ghost, a mermaid and a black cat to extravagant and sophisticated images.
Queen of hearts Halloween makeup tutorial
Helena Bonham Carter’s Queen of Hearts makeup from the film adaptation of Tim Burton is very easy to make. Quite a bright character, it is perfect for Halloween and you definitely will not remain unnoticed.
Queen of hearts makeup tutorial:
You will need:
- White face paint
- White powder
- Pale blue face paint
- Black face paint
- Red lipstick or face paint
- Large false eyelashes
Paint your face and neck with white face paint. Set it in place with white powder.
Paint four lines on either side of your eyebrows with pale blue face paint. Fill in the area between the lines to create a rectangular shape.
Add eyebrows and a black beauty spot with black face paint.
With a thin brush, paint a heart shape on your lips with red face paint.
Put on some large false eyelashes.
Queen of hearts Halloween costume
Many stores offer a replica of Helena Bonham Carter’s Queen of Hearts costume. If you want an authentic look, you may look for the dress and accessories. However, you can make your own costume. The main requirement is accessories with cards. You can decorate a ready-made sun skirt with card or make a fluffy skirt from red and black tulle. For the top, you can use a corset or a plain turtleneck. A crown and a scepter or wand are the accessories that will complete the look. Cards can be used to decorate a ready-made felt hat. It is best to use a cylinder.
There are many different Queen of hearts Halloween makeup and costume ideas. Some girls prefer a sexier appearance, others opt for more unusual and extravagant image. Have a look at the photo gallery below and choose the look that you like best!