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Baby I was born this way.
Lady Gaga "Born This Way" Skeleton Makeup!

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  • How to create a face painting. Lady Gaga Makeup - Step 1
    Step 1

    Begin with a clean face. Prep with primer (I used Primer Potion from Two Faced). I also applied a cover up that was a few shades lighter than my skin tone to create that "dead-white" look.

  • How to create a face painting. Lady Gaga Makeup - Step 2
    Step 2

    Add the darkest spots to your face (around the eyes and on the nose) Go up your your eye brows and follow down under your eyes. For the nose, create to peaks on the top (I ended up making the nose peaks higher in a later image)

  • How to create a face painting. Lady Gaga Makeup - Step 3
    Step 3

    Start adding the skull features. I used a flat edged brush with black eyeshadow to create the lines, then went it with a grey to add shadow. You can either follow my lines, or make your own!

  • How to create a face painting. Lady Gaga Makeup - Step 4
    Step 4

    To create the jaw bone, start by creating two black dots on both sides of your face. I found this easier than drawing one and then drawing the other!

  • How to create a face painting. Lady Gaga Makeup - Step 5
    Step 5

    Begin to create the jaw line. I used a small shadow brush for the large areas and a angled brush for the defined line.

  • How to create a face painting. Lady Gaga Makeup - Step 6
    Step 6

    Once both jaw lines are drawn, go back in with your grey and start to create the skull lines under your eyes and on your cheeks. [NOTE: If you mess up, just use a makeup remover pad and clean away the area! It's very easy to fix!]

  • How to create a face painting. Lady Gaga Makeup - Step 7
    Step 7

    I skipped a lot, but to draw the teeth, i used a liquid black liner,. I simply drew stright lines down my lips, and to the two spots on my cheak. Add cracks to the bottom of your chin with the liner as well. Add more skull effects with your grey, and then go in with your liner and add some defined areas where the black is darkest.

  • How to create a face painting. Lady Gaga Makeup - Step 8
    Step 8

    Draw your neck using your angled brush. I simply drew a wind pipe, and added some lines on each side.

  • How to create a face painting. Lady Gaga Makeup - Step 9
    Step 9

    For your hands, use your shadow again, and create a skeleton hand look. This does not have to be perfect. I simply followed the indents in my hands and then created bone fragments. Use your liquid liner to write G-A-G-A on your fingers.

  • How to create a face painting. Lady Gaga Makeup - Step 10
    Step 10

    Completed hand! On this hand, write L-A-D-Y!

  • How to create a face painting. Lady Gaga Makeup - Step 11
    Step 11

    Both hands!

  • How to create a face painting. Lady Gaga Makeup - Step 12
    Step 12

    To complete this look, i added pink extension to my hair and put it in a side pony-tail. Wear a tux looking outfit with shoulder pads if you have! Enjoy!

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mika-chan
mika-chan · Atlanta, Georgia, US · 2 projects
can come blood and fake tron skin great zombie make up
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Rifath  H.
Rifath H. · Royal Oak, Michigan, US · 4 projects
AWesome for Halloween, which is pretty close by.
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Brittany Couture
Brittany Couture · 5 projects
Incredible work!!!!!
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Lizzeh
Lizzeh · 13 projects
I did! That's the guy in her video! They used his tattoo's an inspiration for her makeup!
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DarkAshHurts
DarkAshHurts · 119 projects
I've kept watching that video, just to see her like that. XD
You did an amazing job!! I'm gonna try this next halloween.

Did u know theres a guy that actually has this tattooed on him? He's pretty awesome.
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Lizzeh
Lizzeh · 13 projects
Thanks everyone for the support!!
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Lorrie Endemoniada DiGiulio
Lorrie Endemoniada DiGiulio · Kennebec, South Dakota, US · 9 projects
BADASS!! Love the freakiness..
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Zombiella x.
Zombiella x. · London, GB · 49 projects
Now that is freakily amazing and a look i will definitely wear for the office....thank you so much for sharing you talented lady
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xMaytiie
xMaytiie · 9 projects
You did an amazing job! ;O
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Humuhu
Humuhu · Dhaka, Dhaka Division, BD · 29 projects
I tried it but the look isn't complete without the hair and pink extensions are well out of my reach Happy
mine ended up looking like a plain old skeleton Tongue
You nailed it, though! xD
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