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Halloween 2017 Makeup Tutorials (Part I)


A Halloween costume is never complete without makeup, whether it’s spooky makeup, a painted sugar skull or a subtle touch that adds to the theme of your costume. This year we’re creating a three-part series that will be released weekly to show you our favorite makeup looks created by John Casablancas Institute’s Makeup students and graduates.

Samantha St. John 

Samantha may be the Queen of Halloween and you would know this if you followed her Instagram page For someone who celebrates Halloween year-round, there’s no denying that she’s mastered the skill of creating the deadliest special effects wounds and creative spooky looks.

Messy Dot Work Skull: 

Special Effects Makeup – Boil Infested Eye: 

Miguel Peralta

Current JCI Makeup student Miguel, also known as ARIESFX on social media, has created tons of creative looks from an Avatar-inspired tutorial to an Evil Prince, which can be viewed on his Youtube channel. Miguel was one of thirty NYX Cosmetics Face Awards finalists. Here’s some Halloween inspiration from Miguel:

American Horror Story Cult Makeup:

Evil Prince Makeup:

Tanisha Nickeil Marcelle

With over 35.9K followers on her Instagram page, Nickeil was the winner of NYX Cosmetics #FromEhtoLA contest! Not only this JCI Makeup graduate creative with makeup, she’s also got major hair goals! Check out her Youtube page for more fun videos.

Toxic Mermaid Makeup:

Dark Fairy Makeup:

More Halloween Looks to Create this year by JCI Graduates:

Jessica Dent

Spider-web Makeup:

Cass Van Snick

Ouija Makeup: 

Renee Fournel 

Spider Makeup:

Find your latest Halloween inspiration from our JCI Makeup Artistry students and graduates.

To be continued… 

The Makeup Artistry Diploma Program has gained an industry-wide reputation for excellence, giving students an exceptional network of contacts and resources when they enter the marketplace. During the 10-month full-time program, students study everything from glamor and special occasion makeup to special effects makeup and prosthetics application techniques. With classes limited to 16 students, individualized attention and encouragement foster each student’s personal and professional growth potential.

John Casablancas Institute is the pioneer of prosthetic lab techniques and face casting in Western Canada. This advanced level of training affords our graduates amazing opportunities and a significant advantage for a career in film, TV or theater.

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