How to Create a Beyoncé-Inspired Halloween Costume

A Halloween makeup DIY inspired by Beyoncé's BB Homemaker in the "Why Don't You Love Me?" video.

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How to Create a Beyoncé-Inspired Halloween Costume
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Here's the original Beyoncé look, for reference

Here's the original Beyoncé look, for reference

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Apply foundation all over your face in a warm bronze tone. Then, using an angled brush, cover your entire eye lids with a stay-proof black shadow. Brush outward to create a dramatic cat-eye.

Apply foundation all over your face in a warm bronze tone. Then, using an angled brush, cover your entire eye lids with a stay-proof black shadow. Brush outward to create a dramatic cat-eye.

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Use the same angled brush and fluid liner to shade in brows, apply it in short strokes to shade a solid eyebrow shape.

Use the same angled brush and fluid liner to shade in brows, apply it in short strokes to shade a solid eyebrow shape.

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Take a dark charcoal shadow and blend it on your upper eyelid, smudging the base of your original line. Then, take the shadow to smudge under your lower lashline, too.

Take a dark charcoal shadow and blend it on your upper eyelid, smudging the base of your original line. Then, take the shadow to smudge under your lower lashline, too.

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Apply false lashes of your choice, and apply mascara.

Apply false lashes of your choice, and apply mascara.

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To create tear-stained cheeks, blend a dark eyeshadow and eye drops into a bowl, mix together, and apply the streaks to your cheeks using a Q-tip.

To create tear-stained cheeks, blend a dark eyeshadow and eye drops into a bowl, mix together, and apply the streaks to your cheeks using a Q-tip.

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Line lips with a nude liner and add a soft pearly pink gloss on top.

Line lips with a nude liner and add a soft pearly pink gloss on top.

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Part hair diagonally.

Part hair diagonally.

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Roll hair up and back, then secure with bobby pins.

Roll hair up and back, then secure with bobby pins.

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Back-comb the left side.

Back-comb the left side.

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Repeat steps 7-9 on the other side, and finish off by spraying the 'do with hair spray.

Repeat steps 7-9 on the other side, and finish off by spraying the 'do with hair spray.

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Ta-da! Arm yourself with a phone receiver and a martini, and you're ready for a glam, spooky night out, Beyoncé style!

Ta-da! Arm yourself with a phone receiver and a martini, and you're ready for a glam, spooky night out, Beyoncé style!

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