Tis’ the season to get spooky! You don’t have to carve pumpkins or paint a skeleton on your face to get in the Halloween spirit. In fact, for a day that celebrates the underground and the otherworldly, why not celebrate with a beauty choice that’s a little more edgy and a little darker than your usual self?
Here are our top picks to get into the Halloween vibe – and to celebrate the dark side of you.
Demeter Fragrance Library Witching Hour Cologne, $32.95: Amber, vanilla and blood orange come together in this unexpectedly sexy & wearable scent.
Urban Apothecary Black Viper Luxury Reed Diffuser, $90: Designed to be the fragrance version of a blacksnake whip, it’s a sensual mix of leather and woods, oud, tobacco leaves and the bite of pink pepper.
Blossom A Wink Of White Coloured Volumising Mascara, $13.95: If you want to dip your toe into the festive spirit without going full goth, a slick of this will do the trick.
Demeter Fragrance Library Funeral Cologne Spray, $32.95: Don’t be fooled by the foreboding name, this is a blend of classic white flowers which scream spring. Think: lilies,carnations, gladiolus, chrysanthemums with stems and leaves mixed with a hint of woods for everyday wearability.
Tokyo Milk Dark Bulletproof Hand Cream, $42: About as sexy and dark as a hand cream could get, shea butter and sweet almond oil nourish the hands while smoked tea, coconut milk, crushed cedar, ebony woods lend their scent to make it a deliciously woody cream with a hint of sweet.
Urban Apothecary Phoenix Rising Special Edition Candle, $80: Spicy, woody and fruity all at once, this candle instantly brings warmth into the home with its mix of bergamot, orange, clove, nutmeg, black pepper, patchouli, sandalwood, cedarwood, amber that’s unique and alluring.
Tokyo Milk Dark Poison Ivy Eau De Parfum, $89: Tokyo Milk Dark pretty much owns the “dark, sexy, mysterious” category and this is no exception. They call it an “ode to the powers of nature, but it’s a rich floral mixed with earthy Orris Root that gives it a hard-to-put-your-finger-on-it allure.