Cleopatra Halloween Makeup Video Tutorial

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Who doesn’t know the name “Cleopatra”. Cleopatra was the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt known for her beauty and allure.

Supplies:  We recommend Graftobian ProPaint for this design.

You can also get all the face paints used in this makeup design in one kit. Choose from Graftobian Makeup Kit or Diamond FX Makeup Kit.


Tips: Always start with a clean face. Make sure that all paints, tools and the work area are all clean. Prepare everything you need before you start.

Let’s paint! 

Step 1Cover face with gold. Using a blending sponge, cover the whole face with Gilded Gold.

Cover face with gold.

Step 2. Paint pearl over gold. With the same sponge, apply Pearl Frost on top of the gold base.

Paint pearl over gold.

Step 3. Paint the eye area. Using a regular sponge, apply Gilded Gold around the eye area.

Paint the eye area.

Step 4. Repeat Step 3. Repeat the previous step using Pearl Frost.

Step 5. Outline the eyes. Outline the eyes with Aztec Turquoise using a #6 round brush.

Outline the eyes.

Step 6. Blend the gold. Blend some Gilded Gold over the outline using a wide chisel brush.

Blend the gold.

Step 7.  Create another eyeliner. Using Catalina Blue and a #6 round brush, paint another eyeliner over the Turquoise outline.

Create another eyeliner.

Step 8.  Blend the eyeliners. Blend the blue and turquoise eyeliners with a round chisel brush.

Step 9.  Paint Egyptian Details. Draw various Egyptian details on the eyes and on the eyebrows using Raven Black and a #1 round brush.

Paint Egyptian Details.

Step 10.  Outline the details. Using Gilded Gold and a #1 round brush, outline the black details.

Outline the details.

Step 11.  Paint the lips. Using a #6 round brush, paint the lips with Clockwork Copper.

Paint the lips.

Step 12.  Paint a gem. Using Aztec Turquoise and a #6 round brush, paint a gem on the forehead that will serve as a crown.

Paint a gem.

Step 13.  Shade the gem. Add shading on the crown’s gem with a Catalina Blue and a #6 round brush.

Shade the gem.

Step 14.  Highlight the gem. Highlight the gem using White Swan and a #6 round brush.

Highlight the gem.

Step 15.  Paint the headpiece. Draw the golden headpiece with a #6 round brush and Gilded Gold.

Paint the headpiece.

Step 16.  Outline the headpiece. With Clockwork Copper and a #1 round brush, outline the headpiece.

Outline the headpiece.

Step 17.  Highlight the headpiece. Highlight the headpiece with the same brush and White Swan.

Highlight the headpiece.

Step 18.  Add more shading. Add some more shading on the crown’s headpiece with the same brush and Fuzzy Bear Brown.

Add more shading.

Step 19.  Add definition to other details. If applicable, outline some parts of the headpiece with Raven Black and a #1 round brush.

Add definition to other details.

The finished product! 



Check out our website’s Advanced Makeup Designs page for more Halloween makeup designs. 

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