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How to Totally Master Instagram's Halloween Mermaid Makeup

Ivy Boyd is a beauty blogger and a makeup artist who has previously worked for Sephora and as a graphic designer. She studied art in college and brings that approach to her makeup artistry and YouTube tutorials. Ivy loves everything from...

Looking for a magical Halloween costume? This mermaid makeup is where it's at

7. Make sure you blend the shadow

Looking for a magical Halloween costume? This mermaid makeup is where it's at
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Using a synthetic crease brush, blend out the top edge.

8. Line under your lower lashes

Looking for a magical Halloween costume? This mermaid makeup is where it's at
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Using a metallic teal eyeliner like Urban Decay's 24/7 Glide-On Pencil in Deep End, line your lower lash line, and extend beyond the outer corner. (Urban Decay, $20)

More: A Glow-in-the-Dark Halloween Nail Design Anyone Can Do

9. Line the rim of your lashes with a different shade

Looking for a magical Halloween costume? This mermaid makeup is where it's at
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Use a mint green or aqua liner to line your waterline. Stila Smudge Stick Waterproof Eye Liner in Turquoise is my favorite! (Stila, $22)

10. Make sure you extend the line beyond your eye

Looking for a magical Halloween costume? This mermaid makeup is where it's at
Image: Ivy Boyd/SheKnows

Extend the line beyond the outer corner, below the teal line.

11. Seal your eye makeup with glitter adhesive

Looking for a magical Halloween costume? This mermaid makeup is where it's at
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Dip your finger into glitter adhesive and loose blue glitter. Press onto the lid.

12. Add some glitter eyeliner for extra sparkle

Looking for a magical Halloween costume? This mermaid makeup is where it's at
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Using a silver glitter liner, apply to the top lash line.

Next up: Finish your mermaid eyes with mascara

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