Pro tips on how to do your own Catrina makeup for Day of the Dead

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Makeup artists give their pro tips for how to capture that perfect catrina makeup look from the comfort and safety of your own home. Article on salive.com.

SAN ANTONIO – Makeup artists give their pro tips for how to capture that perfect Catrina makeup look for Dia de los Muertos from the comfort and safety of your own home.

Tip #1: Eyeshadow and lipstick can be used on a lot more than just eyes and lips.

Tip #2: Use lots of color. It’s about celebrating loved ones while honoring their memory, so be creative!

Tip #3: You can find decals in the nail section, which double as decals for your face.

Tip #4: Go with disposable tools if you’re doing someone else’s makeup. Safety first!

Everything you need for your Catrina look can be found at your neighborhood H-E-B in the beauty department for all different ethnicities and skin tones.

The Day of the Dead is celebrated on Nov. 1 and 2 each year. Celebrate and remember!

Related:

- CDC: Dia de los Muertos celebrations should be small, outdoors amid COVID-19 pandemic

- Ancient origins of Day of the Dead

- Story behind Mexican artist who inspired “La Calavera Catrina”


About the Authors:

Diana Winters is a San Antonio-area native, Emmy award-winning and GLAAD-nominated journalist and baker who loves the Alamo City. She is the executive producer of SA Live, creator of South Texas PRIDE and co-creator of Texas Eats.

Jennifer Tobias-Struski loves her hometown of San Antonio, and is proud to celebrate it every day working on SA Live. The Emmy-Award winning producer hosts the Mom-Day series, featuring fun, family-themed segments from crafting to fashion hacks every Monday.