Demystifying The Beguiling Appeal Of Vampire Beauty

Demystifying The Beguiling Appeal Of Vampire Beauty


The beauty verse proves that the aesthetic can be incorporated into any look, even beyond Halloween.

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The beguiling beauty seen throughout every vampire film was hard to miss. In 2002, Queen of the Damned prefaced a smokey double-winged liner as the killer look while in 2008, Twilight made its cultural impact with its signature pale skin that glistens under the sunlight. The vampire beauty has been reimagined in different iterations and now it has found a new life outside the movies. 

Allure is a vampire beauty signature and it’s central to each interpretation. In beautytok, fans redefined the aesthetic and created a more wearable look. Threads such as #VampireSkin garnered 4.1 million views while #VampireLips collected 16.4 million views. And while the latest trend is nostalgic, it’s undeniable that nothing can ever be as beguiling and as sexy as vampire beauty. 

A look into vampire beauty 

“Your skin is pale white and ice cold,” the Twilight line has a chokehold on pop culture. At that time, the novel-turned-motion-picture popularized a new concept of vampire beauty. A shimmered complexion is obviously omnipresent however a light swish of blacks and grays helped define the look. The beauty format introduced the magic of how a vampire beauty look can make anyone look alluring without the use of so much color. 

Classics like From Dusk Till Dawn, Dracula and Vampires cultivated the sultry, vampire-vixen look. It’s an era that heavily embraced the dark feminine aesthetic. Smokey fox eyes detailed the killer’s eyes while blood-like red lips punctuate the overall appeal. The genre offers a supply of vampire beauty direction for you to reinterpret. 

Vampire skin

Vampire Skin is a nod to Twilight’s beauty signature. In beautytok, content creators like August Sombatkamrai showcased a wearable version of a glitter-infused complexion. A look into his tutorial unveils an easy, three-step routine to accomplish the look. In his video which has 1.8 million views, August mixed his most trusted foundation and a pigmented liquid highlighter to create a shimmered base. Once applied and set, the content creator also swished a glittered eyeshadow at his key points to accentuate the shine. 

@imonaugust If you guys want to go as a Cullen for Halloween, just add orange contact lenses 🧛‍♀️✨ #glitter #makeup #twilight #tutorial ♬ Supermassive Black Hole (Twilight Soundtrack Version) – Muse

Vampire lips 

A twist to the 90s dark lipliner trend, the vampire-inspired iteration embodies a sexy, sultry, dark feminine appeal. Achieving the vampire lips can be done in several ways but an easy method is one that is shown by celebrity makeup artist Anthea Bueno. In her tutorial, she outlined Kelsey Merrit’s lips with a creamy black liner and filled the rest with bright red lipstick. To complete the look, she coated the lips with a clear gloss.

@antheabueno What d’you think? 🙈🩸❤️ #makeupbyantheabueno #kelseymerritt #vampirelips ♬ original sound – KristyLee

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