The History of Sugar Skulls & DIY Looks

history of sugar skulls

Origin of Sugar Skulls

Sugar skulls are a popular look for Halloween. Many makeup artists and special effects artists love to recreate their intricate designs on their clients’ faces. If you’re planning on transforming yourself into an iconic sugar skull this year, you’ve probably wondered where they originated! Read on to find out where these sweet little sugar heads came from!

DIY Sugar Skull Looks

Ready to transform yourself? Check out these DIY sugar skull tutorials!


Are you going glam this Halloween? Try this look with beads and jewels from your local craft store.

Animal Inspired

Halloween doesn’t have to mean lingerie and animal ears. Choose a wild print and turn it into a sugar skull style.


Feeling daring? Test your special effects skills, and create a 3D look.


This may look like a lot of work, but doesn’t it pay off?

Paint Some Skulls, Sugar!

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