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2019 Carnival / Mardi Gras marble make up

January 28, 2019
Marble make up by Antonella Bardot (source: @antonnellabardot instagram)

Get ready for Mardi Gras with a marble inspired make up! Carnival (better known in the States as Mardi Gras) is approaching, and at least in Europe and South America (where it is much bigger than Halloween) people are all busy preparing their costumes. Carnival is a western Christian and Greek Orthodox festive season that marks the beginning of Lent, the forty-day period before Easter. Carnival it typically involves parades, public street parties and crazy costumes.

For whatever reason you are celebrating and wherever you are, if you are looking for inspiration for an original and outstanding costume, you should know that body painting will be a big thing in 2019 (Pinterest searches for body painting up +444% in 2018).

We have selected for you some marble  themed body painting and make-up ideas!

(Cover picture by Antonnella Bardot, source @antonnellabardot instagram).

 

Half man and half marble statue carnival make up

There are several ways to  play with this idea! You could be transforming in statue like in a Greek myth as a punishment for something you did, or  it could be satirical costume: you just got petrified because of something you heard.

 

Marble make up by Patrycja Havri (source @havrri instagram)

Marble make up by Patrycja Havri (source @havrri instagram)

 

Marble make up by Dafne Martines (source: @dafynemua Instagram)

Marble make up by Dafne Martines (source: @dafynemua Instagram)

 

Sculpted marble bust

It could be the bust of a Roman emperor, or a poet or musician. This example is really interesting as the rest of the costume from the chest down is black and makes the bust really stand out in the dark.

Musician marble busts, costumes by DavidAndora davidandora.com

 

Marble makeup tutorial by Jupiter Falling

 

Hard Headed

People all around the world have got really creative with marbled make up!

 

Marble make by Maria from Finland(source: @neoniaartist instagram)

Marble make by Maria from Finland (source: @neoniaartist instagram)

 

Marble make up by Tory Michelle (source: @torimichellemua instagram)

Marble make up by Tory Michelle (source: @torimichellemua instagram)

 

Marble make up by Sabeelaa (source: @bysabeela instagram)

Marble make up by Sabeelaa (source: @bysabeela instagram)

 

This one even got to VOGUE RUSSIA cover ! Make up by Lan Nguyen-Grealis (source: @lanslondon instagram)

This one even got to VOGUE RUSSIA cover ! Make up by Lan Nguyen-Grealis
(source: @lanslondon instagram)

 

Go bold with a full marbled body painting

Not for everyone, you can pull this off in a private party, or if you leave in the southern hemisphere! Street artist have been performing living statues for ages, but this detailed marble body painting is really impressive! If you do not feel like having your body painted, you can complete your costume with marble leggings.

 

Marble statue - body painting by @elenapavani.mua from Italy (Source Instagram)

Marble statue – body painting by @elenapavani.mua from Italy (Source Instagram)

 

Carrara marble and black marble body painting by Caelyx from Canada (source: @caelyxofficial instagram)

Carrara marble and black marble body painting by Caelyx from Canada (source: @caelyxofficial instagram)

 

Marble classic statues costume (source: deviousbodyart.com)

Marble classic statues costume (source: deviousbodyart.com)

 

A tribute to A Justice for ALL cover by Metallica

A very creative costume idea by Bre Cahoon is recreating the cover of “And Justice for All” by Metallica!

 

Make up by Bre Cahoon (source: @glamr_cosmetics instagram) recreating the cover of And Justice for All by Metallica

 

Soft mardi gras marble make up

If you are not really up for a full costume, you can just play with a bit of marble make up, marble lips, nails and even eye shadow!

 

Make up by Denisa Strapková from Slovakia (source: @denuusik instagram)

Make up by Denisa Strapková from Slovakia (source: @denuusik instagram)

 

Make up by Karin Santo from Israel (source: @karinsanto4 instagram)

Make up by Karin Santo from Israel (source: @karinsanto4 instagram)

 

 

 

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