3rd Degree Burn Inspired Special FX Makeup by Caroline Healy

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3rd Degree Burn Inspired Special FX Makeup by Caroline Healy

Oozing blisters and raw skin - she's done it again! Caroline Healy presents this terribly realistic 3rd degree burn special effects makeup.


Method:

3rd Degree Burn Inspired Special FX Makeup 1
Begin by applying Liquid Latex, using a Cotton Bud to areas on the arm and hand and allow time to dry.

Cover all Latex using a Transparent Powder and a Powder Puff, then Brush away excess powder.

 

3rd Degree Burn Inspired Special FX Makeup 2
Then, using you fingers, pull parts of the latex away from skin and also make different size holes in the latex.

 

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Using Maize Yellow and a Number 3 Round Brush, paint inside some of the holes created.

Sponge Bloody Rose over the latex and use a Number 3 Round Brush to paint inside the holes in the latex (don't paint over Maize Yellow.)

Next sponge Flesh-toned Makeup (use a tone which is similar to your model's skin) over the Bloody Rose on the outside of the wounds. This will create depth and the appearance of flaky skin and also to blend with models skin

Use a Number 3 brush again with Midnight Sky to paint the inside edges of the holes/ wounds and then add Burnt Maroon for a variation of colour inside the smaller holes. Also add small amounts of both colours around the wounds using a Makeup Sponge.


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The blisters are created using 'Blister' by Vermilion FX, apply using a Spatula as it's sticky!

 


Finally, use Dark/ oxblood drying blood by Vermilion FX and a Number 5 Round Brush to paint inside the wounds, around the outside edges and also over parts of the latex so that the skin looks raw and fresh.

3rd Degree Burn Inspired Special FX Makeup by Caroline Healy

 

Product list:
 Liquid Latex
 Cotton Swabs/Buds
 Transparent Powder
 Powder Puff
 Powder Brush
 Mehron Bruise ProColoRing
     (Colours used, Maize Yellow, Bloody Rose, Burnt Maroon, Midnight Sky)
 Kryolan Dermacolor light mini palette (A1)
    (sub Diamond FX Skin Tone Palette)
 Loew-Cornell Round Number 3 Brush
 Blister by Vermilion FX (mine says Bloody Marvelous, their previous name)
    (sub Kryolan Synthetic Pus or Mehron 3-D Gel)
 Makeup Sponges
 Makeup Spatula
 Vermilion FX Dark Oxblood
     (sub Mehron Venous Squirt Blood)
Loew-Cornell Round Number 5 Brush


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