We love face painting here at MFM, and there's no better time to get your brushes out than Halloween ?


To create the perfect witch's face for your child's costume just in time for 31 October, follow our simple, 3-step tutorial and voila! Your little spell-caster is ready to trick or treat...

What you'll need

  • A sponge
  • Water
  • A face paint or make up brush
  • Green/turquoise face paint
  • Lilac/purple face paint
  • Black face paint
  • Silver glitter gel

Just add...

A classic witch Halloween costume and trusty hat - we've got a few fab baby, toddler and beyond options to check out.

Step 1

witch face paint tutorial

Using a damp sponge, apply a layer of turquoise or green paint all over the face as a base.

Step 2

witch face paint tutorial

With a brush, paint lilac or purple over the entire eyelid and eyebrow finishing in a point at the temple. Apply the same colour in a line under the eye sweeping down to a point at the top of the cheekbone. Paint the lips in the same shade.

Step 3

final witches look

Using black paint, create thick, bushy eyebrows by painting thick lines along the upper edge of the lilac shape around the eyes. Add black strokes at the outside corner of the eyes.

Get creative by adding a moon, stars, a beauty spot and even a cat, to complete the effect.

Finally, add some sparkle to the black areas by using silver glitter gel.

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