10 K-Beauty Tricks and Treats to Amp Up Your Halloween Look

Halloween is just around the corner! From pumpkin-spice flavoured delights to ghoulish inspired decorations, the atmosphere is rich in ooky-spooky spirit. Now, while some people believe that Halloween is just a holiday for kids, this season can be enjoyed by all ages. It’s an excuse to set aside your everyday persona, dress up in a crazy costume, and have some festive fun. With that in mind, here are some fun beauty products to help achieve that look you might be planning for an upcoming costume party, or just to appease the inner goth/vampire in you and get you excited for Halloween!

Real Skin Blood Water Serum Type O Refill

₱1,150, BeautyMNL

Have you ever wanted to feel like a vampire? Well, now you can achieve that immortal youth that most modern vampire depictions display with this deeply moisturising serum from Real Skin. With its quirky, tongue-in-cheek macabre packaging, and ingredients like Bulgarian Damask rose water and wine extract; you can feel just as luxurious as LeStat while having skin that sparkles in the sun like Edward Cullen. (Without the guilt of sucking someone’s actual blood, of course.)

Ladykin Vanpir Dark Repair Cream

₱1,150, BeautyMNL

This is another pick that seemed to be created with Halloween in mind; with ingredients like “dragon blood resin extract” and vampire themed packaging, how can we NOT include this product on the list? Ladykin’s Vanpir Dark Repair Cream is sure to hydrate and nurture your skin. It’s formulated specifically to rejuvenate tired and dry skin, lighten dark spots, and restore the skin’s elasticity. If you’re looking for a worthy splurge, this is it.

Etude House Two Tone Treatment Hair Color

₱475, Etude House

Achieve fantastical K-Pop hair while giving it some love with this product from Etude House. This semi-permanent dye treatment is perfect to use for those who are looking to change up their hair without the fear of major damage. Application is also easy and quick, with minimal staining on the skin after rinsing. You can even mix different colours to achieve the shade you’ve always dreamed of. This product shows up better on bleached or colour treated hair; but don’t fret if you’ve never dyed your hair before! This treatment gives off a coloured-cellophane shine to virgin hair as well.

Too Cool For School Art Class by Rodin Shader

₱640, Althea Philippines

This contour pact is a K-Beauty cult classic, with many K-Beauty gurus sporting it in their makeup tutorials. And while most beauty products fall to the wayside with overhype, Too Cool For School’s shader lives up to it. You can use the three different shades separately or swirl the colours together to create custom shades. This is a great base for any makeup and goes a long way in creating depth in the face, a definite must-try!

Etude House Play 101 Pencil

₱270, Etude House     

If you’re looking for a pop of colour to complete your halloween look, or just a couple of pencil liners that you can use for any occasion, Etude House’s Play 101 pencils is for you. With a wide array of colours to choose from, any look is possible. It also has a creamy yet long wearing formula, and is versatile enough to use on the lips, eyes, or anywhere you please.

Cosmetic Contact Lenses

₱350-400, GWYShop (Facebook and Shopee)

Go the extra mile for your halloween look with a pair of coloured contact lenses! Choose a pair of grey or icy blue contacts for that K-Pop vampire aesthetic, or maybe a pair of black circle lenses for a creepy dollish look. For any style you may be going for, the contact lenses from GWYShop are sure to amp up your appearance and have heads turning.

J.Cat Beauty Lipfinity Matte Kissproof in LMK124 Wild Limo Rides

₱299, J.Cat Beauty 

Unleash your inner goth with this matte black liquid lip from J.Cat Beauty. This is the perfect halloween lip to party with because of its budge-proof, matte formulation. No need to worry about your lips drying out too much either; the creamy consistency of this liquid lip is comfortable enough to wear without feeling like you can peel off your own lips. Morticia Adams would be proud!

Labiotte Chateau Labiotte Wine Lip Tint in RD03 Merlot Burgundy

₱599, BeautyMNL

If black lips are too edgy for you, try a wine-coloured lip instead! And what better way to apply a wine coloured lip product than from an actual wine bottle? This cute lip tint from Labiotte will give you enough edge to pull off that vampy look and will make you feel extra fancy when applying it, too.

Etude House Two Tone Treatment Hair Color Remover

₱475, Etude House

Of course, when halloween is over and it’s time to go back to normal, you’ll need a quick fix remover. This treatment from Etude House does just that for hair colour. Used in tandem with their Two Tone Treatment Hair Color, this helps remove colour stains from the hair and returns it to its normal colour while also conditioning the hair and leaving a beautiful sheen.

Banila Co. Clean it Zero Halloween Edition

₱1,395, Banila Co.

In lieu of this halloween, Banila Co. has come out with a limited edition collaboration with Disney on their bestseller, the Clean It Zero Cleansing Balm. If you’re a fan of Nightmare Before Christmas, this is a definite must-have!

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