Teen Halloween Special Effects Lab


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Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Okotoks Public Library

Ages 13 -17

Warning: This program is not for the squeamish! 

Calling all aspiring makeup artists and Halloween enthusiasts! Join us for an exciting Teen Halloween Makeup Special Effects Lab where teens will delve into the world of special effects makeup. Unleash your inner artist and learn how to create spine-chilling looks with fake blood, scar wax, and simple prosthetics. 

We will be making: 

Fake Blood: Teens will discover the secrets of making realistic fake blood using everyday ingredients. Learn to customize the color and consistency for gruesome wounds and terrifying effects. 

Scar Wax Sculpting: Dive into the art of scar wax to create lifelike scars, cuts, and wounds. Teens will learn how to sculpt their own gruesome injuries. 

Simple Prosthetics: Get a taste of Hollywood magic as you learn how to create and apply simple prosthetics like wounds, scars, and other eerie additions to your Halloween costume. 


We will be using products that contain latex, flour, cornstarch, and Vaseline.  

Participants will be required to do a test patch before working with the liquid latex