Tag Archives: halloween

Anime Halloween Tutorial

Morning you awesome people you! So when it comes to Halloween dress-ups, I tend to veer towards the creepy and gory. I want all the fake blood! But this year I want to try out a few different vibes and see what happens. So, as you may have seen on our instagram, I decided to […]

Black Swan Tutorial

Happy Friday dearests! How was your Halloween? We celebrated last weekend with cake and copious amount of lethal punch. What we remember was great! :) Our amazing friend Emma let us turn her into Nina from Black Swan for the night. Have you guys seen that movie? I swear I’m still traumatised. Nevertheless it makes […]

Giveaway time!

Happy Halloween lovely people! Hope you’re all doing us proud and going to work wearing fake blood ;) To celebrate this ghoulish day, and the fact that we have AWESOME people like you who actually read and comment on our blog, we’ve decided to run a giveaway. We’re giving away one of our all-time favourite […]


So the alternate title for this post was ‘The Worst I Have Ever Looked’. But as a ginger who only discovered eyebrow dye at age 15, I think we all know that’s just not true. This, however, is a close second. Zombies are totes the new vampires. Apparently we as humans tend to become fascinated […]

Roy Lichtenstein: my Pop Art Hero would be Proud Tutorial

Because it’s Monday, we’re trying to make it a better day by introducing another favourite look of ours. It’s no secret that us Smudged girls have a bit of a thing for Art History. We’re cool/nerds like that. We can drop Surrealism or Pop Art into any old conversation like it ain’t no thang. Today […]

“I want to suck your blooodddd” Vampire Nails tutorial

I love vampires. True Blood is probably in my top 10 shows so much so that I get like an overexcited puppy the day it airs and I might wet myself with glee. Lets just put it out there that I like real vampires. Not those sissy sparkly ones or those brooding teen vamps either. […]

Face of an Angel

Morning my dear ones Today we’re getting angelic up in here (up in here). This is for all of you Halloween party-goers who aren’t looking to go full-on dark side. This look could also be adapted for an Ice Queen costume too, which would be stunning! We roped in our lovely friend Sam to be […]

Sugar Skull Tutorial

Hello my lovelies Today I get to show you a tutorial I’ve wanted to do for aaages…the Sugar Skull (or Day of the Dead) look! The Day of the Dead is a Mexican tradition where families and friends gather to celebrate those who have passed on. Rituals include leaving sugar skulls and marigolds on altars […]

Jack Skellington Nails (plus a Smudged Hijacking! WITH SEVERAL EXCLAMATIONS!)

Hi friendies For the next two weeks Mich and I are hijacking Smudged. WHAAAT!? Being ‘narnas, we planned for different content (which will be up in due course and is still cool, I swear), and then realised we COMPLETELY FORGOT ABOUT HALLOWEEN! WHO DOES THAT SHIT?!  It’s a whole day dedicated to dressing up and […]

This is Halloween

Hey my lovelies Halloween is just around the corner and I can’t wait! Believe it or not, this is the first time in my life that I’ll be dressing up for the holiday. The joy of religious upbringing ;) Ever since I was young I’ve been fascinated by all things spooky and weird. So when considering […]