Halloween quickies

Eyes wide shut makeup tutorial

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This is the the gory eyes wide shut masquerade look that will turn heads at any costume party

With the Eyes wide shut look we wanted to create something that was very easy for anyone to recreate but at the same time gory and intense enough to turn heads at costume parties. Inspired by the look of classic masquerade masks of the olden days the Eyes wide shut makeup gives the illusion of having your skin ripped off around your eyes and cheeks. The wound itself will then reveal the bones of your skull as well as a big bloody mess.

The creation process is pretty straight forward and we believe this is so simple to recreate that it might become a favourite with many beginners and aspiring sfx makeup artists out there. We’ve basically only used liquid latex, cotton and red yarn to achieve the whole effect. Of course there’s some colour and fake blood as well, but other than that, very basic. If you want to you can use the exact same method to create similar wound anyehere on your body. Perfect if you need some exposed bones or deeper wound for your independent movie project or Halloween party.

And for all of those who wonders the answer is no. This makeup has nothing to do with the movie Eyes Wide Shut starring Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise. We just thought the name Eyes Wide Shut fit this Halloween makeup tutorial perfectly.

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Comments

  1. teresa Cheney

    2 days ago

    you should do a dead bride look
  2. Rodrigo Chavez

    3 days ago

    Can you do a terrifying tutorial for people with glasses that are not able to wear contact lenses?
  3. mommyblessed 2x2

    1 week ago

    wow just seeing the intro pic makes me sick to look at it.great tallent
  4. Jae roze

    3 weeks ago

    Do plague makeup plz! Im being a plague doctor for halloween and i need that
  5. Starla Guimond

    3 weeks ago

    please make a zipper face
  6. Crystal Davis

    4 months ago

    Awesome makeup
  7. Muuya Banda

    5 months ago

    I have a new reason to love Sweden. lol.. Thanx guys.
  8. Caryn

    7 months ago

    how do you guys remove latex? whenever I remove it, it hurts really bad. is there some product I should be using?
  9. Marika

    8 months ago

    I tried doing this look yesterday and put on a Santa hat and sent everyone Merry Christmas messages with a photo that way :-D It was a lot of fun creating the look and also freaking people out.
  10. Katelynn Kolar

    9 months ago

    You should do a girl diablo make up
  11. ING Mobile

    10 months ago

    So Scary
  12. Jo Thomas

    10 months ago

    What kind of costume would you wear with this? I want to do this tomorrow but I am drawing a blank for costume.
    • Unicorn MoMo

      6 months ago

      Jo Thomas a long red dress With a leg slit. or, for boys; tight red dress shirt with black pants. You'll look classy yet dead.
  13. elvian galang

    10 months ago

    damn spooky af, ill try this ._.
  14. Lucas Meireles Zacher

    10 months ago

    what's the name of that intro song? love that tutorial i'm gonna do it for halloween
  15. Lina Tabares

    10 months ago

    spanish
  16. Gretty Danielsen

    10 months ago

    Hi :) what color of liquid latex did u use? Is it important? (the color)
  17. Alex Makrogiannies

    11 months ago

    what camera do you guys use for the pictures ? :)
  18. AyeJaz☯

    11 months ago

    Is It Okay To Put The Liquid Latex On Your Eyebrows ? & Btw Great Video!!!
  19. Orashio Sensei

    11 months ago

    Thanks to you guys i won a 2nd place in ahalloween contest yesterday. But the latex only lasted for hours on my face. Any suggestions to make it last longer??
  20. Elli Clarice

    11 months ago

    I really want to do that for halloween, but I'm a little bit concerned about me eyebrows. Were there no problems in removing the latex from the eyebrows?
  21. kokiri girl

    11 months ago

    you should make the phantom of the opera
  22. kokiri girl

    11 months ago

    you should make the phantom of the opera
  23. Lolly McNeill

    11 months ago

    I can't wait for the cosplay channel!!
  24. Denis Kristian

    11 months ago

    1:20 Josh is that you?
  25. Romana Yaremyn

    11 months ago

    Thanks a lot for your videos. I try this one and it looks awesome.
  26. Omar Banales

    11 months ago

    you should do a video for kit Halloween costume makeup to sow us
  27. Mirna Moreno

    11 months ago

    where do you buy your makeup from ????(waterbase/oilbase)
  28. Mia Burr

    11 months ago

    We're can u get latex
  29. Barbara Olvera

    11 months ago

    9ooooooooooooo
  30. FoxTrot Gamez

    11 months ago

    I always love the intros the most... x'D <3 I always jam out to them
  31. Budokai 789

    11 months ago

    What paints/make up do you use?
  32. GTPrincess123

    11 months ago

    this song kinda makes this look more scarier... its just oddly creepy like this is a norm...
  33. chloe Ravioli

    11 months ago

    I love watching your videos, too bad I'm allergic to latex
  34. little chilli

    11 months ago

    Ellis soooooo pretty πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“
  35. Freya Smith

    11 months ago

    Hey ellimacs for this look is it possible to use eye shadows instead of the cream paints? As I'm just starting out and don't have a wide variety yet xx
  36. Eryka McIntosh

    11 months ago

    i wonder how this would look with neon or more pop art colors?
  37. my YouTube addiction

    11 months ago

    ima do this for Halloween cant wait!!!! :)
  38. Ricky Fuller

    11 months ago

    What color palette are you using?
  39. Guillermo Fregoso

    11 months ago

    can you do a annebelle makeup tutorial
  40. Photojenica

    11 months ago

    Does anyone know where they get that huge brick of cotton from?? I cannot find something similar anywhere!
  41. Moosedraw

    11 months ago

    When someones literally making it look like the skin is being ripped from around their eyes AND talking about future videos. Bro, I can barely walk properly let alone do 2 things this important.
  42. CraftyWitch Fx

    12 months ago

    I would have never thought to use yarn. interesting and great! learned something new! like always with your channel.. love it
  43. 0LammY0

    12 months ago

    Since you put the latex on the skin first, is it possible to just 'peel' this off and reuse it another time? Or do you have to redo it everytime you want this look?
  44. Allie M

    12 months ago

    Do a carved pumpkin face! Also the Vaseline is enough to protect your eyebrows from the latex? Should you cover brows with glue and powder before latex?
  45. attitude

    12 months ago

    I aspire to be as pretty as Ellie damNN
  46. Damon Gillespie

    12 months ago

    what is the song in the opening ?
  47. Damon Gillespie

    12 months ago

    what is the song ?
  48. Ronaldo H2s

    12 months ago

    She was closer her eyes her eyes is moving.
  49. galaxy star

    1 year ago

    can I get likes for no reason? :3
  50. beauty queen

    1 year ago

    waw very nice ❀❀❀❀
  51. black- -mamba

    1 year ago

    πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜œπŸ˜―
  52. Jacinda Smith

    1 year ago

    Would it be possible to do this look using a face cast if we have one? With the liquid latex and flour mixture that you use sometimes?
  53. Nashimoto

    1 year ago

    AssΓ₯ Γ₯h ja! TΓ€nker sΓ₯ testa denna infΓΆr halloween i Γ₯r!
  54. 꼴뚝이

    1 year ago

    what song name?? 1
  55. gemma cooley

    1 year ago

    Plz make a cat woman tutorial plz plz plz
  56. thrasherisgay

    1 year ago

    can i implement this into some of your clown makeups?
  57. Annika Bjornstad

    1 year ago

    Hey, you guys do an awesome job with your makeup! You know what would be really funny? If you did a prank with the makeup on or just walked around in public with it!
  58. Sophie Holt

    1 year ago

    Are you self taught or did you go to a school for cosmetology
  59. Sophie Holt

    1 year ago

    You guys should do a tutorial on The Other Mother from Coraline
  60. Robyn Nutbeam

    1 year ago

    You makeup tissue/cotton and latex look so good πŸ‘ŒπŸ»
  61. where can I get that make up palette
  62. Gangsterazi786

    1 year ago

    i dont mind the ads i dont mind the buffer but when the ads buffer i suffer
  63. Jacinta Jones

    1 year ago

    looks disgusting.. I love it!
  64. Colby Hinshaw

    1 year ago

    What did you use for the white, black, brown, orange, and red colours?
  65. Ellen Sherratt

    1 year ago

    My liquid latex smells like fish 🐟
  66. viresh kumar

    1 year ago

    ultimately SFX tutorial
  67. Rachel G.

    1 year ago

    what's the cream color palette?
  68. rosie kinzel

    1 year ago

    does anyone know where the face paint palette is from?!!!
  69. "We will create our bony parts that are sticking out..."
  70. Tye Does DIY

    1 year ago

    u are scarier then saten xd
  71. Madi Burg SFX

    1 year ago

    for the next insstagram shout out can you give my account a little love. I'm a self taught sfx makeup artist and I'd love to get a little more publicity. my account is madi.fx
  72. Andy Moore

    1 year ago

    What if you did a corrupted Pinocchio for halloween?
  73. Kay Cross

    1 year ago

    Wow! den hΓ€r guiden var fantastiska! plus mac din sΓ₯ng Γ€r toppen!
  74. Elyssabeth Eiffe

    1 year ago

    So cool!
  75. May Ling Chan

    1 year ago

    how do you think of such a good makeup toroidal?!?!?!?😰😰πŸ˜ͺ