Ready to add some skeletons to your closet? With the excitement of Halloween chilling us to the bone, we’re focusing this week’s DIY costume guide on the symbolic reminder of the otherworld: skeletons. Create your own Day of the Dead look with our makeup tutorial, follow our step-by-step skeleton T-shirt guide and learn all about the history of the Day of the Dead.
the day of the dead look
You will need: white and black face paint, a clean makeup sponge, paint brush and black eye pencil to get the look!
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DIY skeleton T-shirt
Follow our step-by-step tutorial to create your own skeleton T-shirt as featured above. You will need our A4 stencil, a white vest, black top, black marker and a pair of scissors.
HISTORY OF THE DAY OF THE DEAD
The Day of the Dead (also known as Día de los Muertos) is an annual three-day public holiday celebrated in Mexico. Every year on November 2nd, people of Mexican heritage get together with family and friends to invite their loved ones who have passed, to come back and visit and help them complete their spiritual journey.