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Halloween great time to go glam

By Linda Miller Published: October 26, 2009
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Why choose a frightful witch character for a Halloween party when you can go glam as Barbie or Marilyn Monroe? Plus, you get to play with makeup. That’s a real treat.

These cheap chic looks are from celebrity makeup artist Brett Freedman.

› Barbie: Dust entire lid with silver eye shadow, then sweep a purple-gray hue across the crease to add depth. Use liquid eyeliner close to the lash line, bringing it up and out at the outside corners. Complete the look with pink cheeks and lips.

Wear a pink form-fitting dress, pearls and pumps and carry the perfect clutch. What a doll!

› Marilyn Monroe: You want a retro look, so apply foundation that’s a shade lighter than you usually wear. Shade the crease of the eye with soft beige or taupe shadow. Apply matte, bone-color shadow (or pale face powder) all over lids. Highlight brow bone with silver shimmer.

Black liquid liner is crucial. Apply close to the lash line, then extend liner up and out. Add false lashes at the outside corners of your eyes. Line lips with a true blue-red lip liner and fill in with deep red lipstick.

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