Beautiful and mythical unicorns having been finding their way in the millennium through make up, clothing, hair, and even Starbuck Frappucinos. But there’s a trend that is tending towards the opposite side of mythical, and it’s less family-friendly.
The fashion industry is taking a shining to goth beauty Frances Bean Cobain, who has been named as the new face of Marc Jacobs, while Bella Hadid is steadily becoming the new it girl with her deathly gaze and raven hair. This trend away from unicorn everything has spread throughout the beauty industry. It is the beautiful antidote to the throng of rainbows and holographic shimmers infiltrating make up aisles and beauty posts.
Have a walk through the dark side with these ten dark beauty products that will bring out your inner goth.
1. Kat Von D Shade and Light Eye Palette
From the famous tattoo artist on LA Ink to incomparable make up icon, Kat Von D brought out this eye contour kit which has become a make up staple in the beauty world. With hauntingly gorgeous matte eyeshadows, latin demonic names for the shades, and an eye contouring brush that comes in a coffin – you cant get more gothic than this!
2. Black Moon Lipstick
This Vegan friendly lipstick is just to die for (see what we did there?). It comes in 21 shades with names such like Eternal, Deranged, and Wrath. With its ombre and crescent moon design, it will send shivers straight from your lips.
3. Witch Baby Soap
“Making bath time magical since 2013″ is the slogan for this cosmetic company. They do have some creepy original ideas, like Tarot cards printed onto soap,”Graveyard scented” body butter, and one of their famous products, a herbal infused/coconut oil blended bath bomb that turns blood red. Spooky!
4. Lunatick Supernatural Palette
These beautifully rose coloured hues and light purple shades will put a spell on you. They are created by Lunatick cosmetics and come in these great packages.
5. Urban Decay Eye primer Potion
This pointed shape product will work wonders to ensure that you eyeshadow will stay fresh from dusk til dawn. From powerhouse Urban Decay, it truly is a potion!
6. Belladonna perfume oil
The magical film Practical Magic inspired an Etsy store to replicate the beauty shop that Sally opened, “Verbena Apothecary”. It contains all the herbal goods that are mentioned in the movie, and is also influenced by the movie’s quotes. “If it wasn’t for Jet’s belladonna I’d never get any sleep” inspired this mysteriously scented perfume oil that will make you bewitching.
7. Capital Vices by Rebel’s Refinery
Function meets design with the Capital Vices Collection Skull Lip Balm. The highest quality coconut and sweet almond oils moisten, nourish, and protect your lips while Vitamin E provides essential antioxidants. The bottom of each balm is also embossed with the quotation by the original goth (Hamlet); “Be all my sins remember’d”.
8. Witches Brew glitter eyeshadow by Fabled fragrances
Love khaki but hate that it only comes in matte? Say no more! This now comes in this olive green shimmer shade appropriately called “witches brew”
9. Lunatick Oujia Board Mattifying Powder
Never be shiny again with this mattifying powder. A layer of this powder will ensure you that your foundation stays set and beautifully dusted and give you a beautiful complexion unlike that of the undead.
10. Harry Potter makeup Brushes by Storybook Cosmetics
We’ve saved the best for last! While not very gothic, the witchiness of these make up brushes lends a little mystery and a darker edge to your make up application process. The Harry Potter makeup brushes are a must have for anyone looking for an antidote to the rainbow rush.
So embrace your dark side with these bewitching gothic products!