Crystal Maiden Cosplay Makeup Using Gyaru Techniques

Icy eyeshadow, dramatic lashes, and gyaru eyeliner are the backbone of this look. I skipped bronzer, blush, and lipstick to avoid warm tones. Instead, I applied a frosty blue to both the lids and lips. A dark taupe from the Urban Decay Naked Palette 2 blended smoothly into the eye sockets. I also employed a few…

Ultimecia FFVIII Cosplay Makeup Tutorial

Ultimecia is the primary antagonist in Final Fantasy VIII. Facially, she is androgynous like Seymour Guado from FFX or Trance Kuja from FFIX. In fact, I first mistook the evil sorceress for a man before taking a closer look at the plunging dress. I believe that Ultimecia’s makeup acts as a foil to Rinoa’s cuteness. The…

Nidalee II Cosplay Makeup

Nearly a year has passed since I last filmed Nidalee. This time, I aimed for a rugged aesthetic that reflects her primal instincts.  I did not portray Nidalee as a conventional beauty queen or your typical girl-next-door.  The contouring is harsh. Brows are untamed. Something in those eyes suggests that the hunter is not entirely human.