St. Valentine Skull Body Paint Tutorial by Bengal Queen

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Valentine's Day is all about love, gifts, candy, and flowers right?! ❤️💐🍫 Sure, until you find out about the true morbid version 💀🔪🥀 Learn about the REAL St. Valentine and how to re-create his eerie skull relic, dead flower crown and all, in this tutorial!

Products 🎨

💨 Setting Powder (Over glue to set)

🖐🏻 Skin Colored Palette (Tan, browns)

⚪️ White Face Paint

⚫️ Black Face Paint

⚫️ Black Eyeshadow

👁 Black Eyeliner

🔴 Red Face Paint (Flower)

🍊Orange Face Paint (Center of flowers)

🍋 Yellow Face Paint (Center of flowers)

🌸 Pink Face Paint (Flowers)

💜 Magenta Face Paint (Flowers)

🌿 Green Face Paint (Crown vine)

OR If you don't have/plan on getting individual color cakes, you can always use a single Essential Palette and mix the paints to make the colors you need! Google a "color wheel" if you need a refresher on how to make colors 😉

🔴 Ben Nye Fresh Scab Blood

🔮 Finishing spray, make it last all night!


Tools 🛠

🖍Glue stick (Eyebrows)

🖌 Powder Brush (Applying setting powder)

🐡 Sponge

🖌 Round Oval Brush 

🖌 Fluffy Eyeshadow Brush (Apply black eyeshadow)

🖌 Small Angle Brush (Flower detail)

🖌 Large Angle Brush (To color in Skull base, rest of your face, ears, neck)

🖌 Round Brush #2 (Outlines, detail)

🖌 Spatula (Apply Fake Blood)

💦 Spray Bottle (For water)


🎶 Music Credits: "Schmetterling", "Gnarled Situation"; Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License


Alicia Quesada has been actively working in the beauty industry for more than twelve years. From training with Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, to independently working with models, photographers, and stylists, she is well versed in the fast paced environment of the makeup world.

She has won numerous face painting competitions, been published in body painting magazines, and has a YouTube channel that has amassed over 1.5 million views and counting. You can almost always find her in her studio creating, running her business, and loving art!


See more of her work and interact with her here! 😃❤️🎨







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