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Video Update: Long Wearing Lipstick Tests

With Sam’s help, I venture into the wilds of YouTube to bring you a riveting tale of long-wear lipstick vs. my morning cup of coffee (and me vs. which way the camera goes). The lipsticks we used for the video were: Sephora Lip Stain $14, “Marvelous Mauve” MAC Pro Longwear, $25, “Jazz-yRazz” Maybelline SuperStay 24,$8.99 […]

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LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs Winner!

  Congratulations to Heavy Metal Jess!! You’ve been selected to win the Haute Macabre + LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs prize pack of three Apocalipsticks and the Hocus Pocus eye shadow palette. Want to get your hands on this awesome cruelty-free and vegan makeup line? Check out LunatiCK Labs! I wholeheartedly recommend the Bruja Apocalipstick, which is […]

LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs + Haute Macabre Giveaway

LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs Giveaway!

Haute Macabre + LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs are giving away a deluxe set of the LunatiCK Labs amazing Apocalipsticks and the Hocus Pocus Palette! LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs specializes in all aspects of horror, beauty, special effects makeup. LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs is for everyone from beautiful blushing brides to beautiful bloody brides of Frankenstein. Individually hand crafted […]

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab :: An Evening With The Spirits

An Evening With the Spirits

Earlier this season, our beloved friends at Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab released their Yule 2014 collection, including the long awaited liaison with the restless spirits of the 19th century. An Evening With The Spirits is a twelve scent collection of olfactory mysteries from beyond the veil, ghostly and ethereal, transporting you to Victorian parlors with […]

oVertone Haircare

oVertone Haircare

Please welcome our newest advertiser, oVertone Haircare! oVertone Haircare is a line of color depositing conditioners that keep your fantasy hair color looking vibrant and beautiful all the time, even between dye jobs. The mission is to end color fading for good, and Haute Macabre whole heartedly supports that. oVertone Haircare was created by Maegan and […]

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Only Lovers Left Alive :: The Exclusive Line By Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab

Premier dark fragrance house Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab presents a line of twenty-two individual, original fragrances inspired by the new Jim Jarmusch vampire film, Only Lovers Left Alive starring Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston. These collectible, hand-blended perfume oils expand upon the vivid sensory world of the film’s characters, story points, and soundtrack, and are […]

Shien Cosmetics

Giveaway :: The Viper’s Dream Collection by Shien Cosmetics

Viper’s Dream is the premier collection by Shien Lee of Shien Cosmetics – yes, the same lovely lady behind the Dances of Vice festival! Informed by centuries-old beauty secrets found in Chinese herbology, each lipstick by Shien Cosmetics is infused with a powerful blend of nutrients, vitamins and rick emollients including while camellia oil, red […]

MAC Rick Backer Halloween '13

MAC + Rick Baker for Halloween 2013

MAC may have outdone themselves this year for their Halloween collection :: teamed with special effects master Rick Baker, this year’s holiday collection is complete with looks for a monster bride, spider queen, and zombi (just to get started). Don’t recognize Rick Baker’s name? Maybe instead you’ll recognize the work he’s done on films such […]

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Evil Eye

A little nailspiration for your weekend manicure.

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Rate My Corpse Paint

I just spent the better part of an hour hitting refresh on Rate My Corpse Paint. It’s the angry, magical unicorn version of Hot or Not. I was going to make a collage of some of my favorite, top rated Corpse Painters, but then thought that might bias any of your ratings.  

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Cheap Drugstore Nail Polish I Love

Set The Mood, Man Hunt, Blue Suede Shoes I so rarely find an inexpensive beauty product I can rave about, but the Sinful Shine line (from Sinful Colors) has come out with some colors so perfect I can’t quit staring at my nails- soft, grayish blues and greens that go well with everything. Plus, they […]

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X-Ray Nails

via Nailgasm. I have no idea how she did this, other than that it involved “tattoo paper”. I don’t even know what that means. I just know that I am jealous and I need these.

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Black on Black

A little Saturday-morning manicure inspiration. *Edited to add a link to the tutorial we posted last year!

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New Advertiser :: Manic Panic

Please welcome our newest advertiser, Manic Panic! I have a feeling everyone here has dyed their hair with Manic Panic at least once in their lives (I left an old apartment with a permanently stained Vampire Red bathtub), so we are very excited to welcome Manic Panic to Haute Macabre! Founded on 7.7.77 by sisters Tish […]