Adorable mushroom makeup videos have been making their way around all of our TikTok feeds, alongside aesthetic slow-living inspo vlogs and fairy cosplay cuteness. And as fall approaches with all its cozy autumnal vibes, cottagecore mushroom-inspired looks do not seem to be fading anytime soon.
We’ve gathered this list of the best mushroom and fairy makeup tutorials to help you make your mushroom cosplay a reality! Most of these looks can be replicated using a bright eyeshadow palette, white eyeliner, and elf ears, while some have added sparkles, glitter, and giant mushroom hats.
Whether you’re a makeup newbie or a cosplay pro, there’s a DIY mushroom makeup look in this list for you.
This surprisingly simple look uses a bright red eyeshadow and Mehron White Paradise Paint eyeliner to create an adorable mushroom fairy look. Wear it as a last-minute Halloween costume idea, or nix the elf ears for a cute mushroom-inspired going-out look.
Complete the look by pairing this makeup with elf ears to complete your fairy costume!
This stunning autumnal look by makeup artist, Molly Bee, pairs woodsy foliage and fungi alongside beautiful gold and pink eye makeup. The fake mushrooms placed adorably on her cheeks make this makeup stand out, giving this artist the appearance of an earthy wood nymph.
Complete the look with whatMolly recommends: use Mehron Makeup’s SynWax when creating your own mushroom prosthetics for this makeup look. If you haven’t used anything like synwax before, check out their tutorial to get started.
Calling all vaporwave babes, this colorful glam makeup look is for you! Shimmery bold eyeshadow paired with bold painted mushrooms give this look an ephemeral psychedelic feel. While this look is a bit more advanced than others in this list, the creator, Rowi, provides all of the brands used in the caption!
Complete the look by adding some biodegradable body glitter.
This full video tutorial features a simple, elegant makeup look that’s great for beginners. What really makes this costume stand out is the adorable mushroom hat and woodsy elf costume. If you’re planning to go to the renaissance faire anytime soon, or are looking for next year’s Halloween costume, be sure to check out this tutorial.
The matte eyeliner design from this tutorial could be worn by itself as a subtle mushroom-inspired look. Or, if you’re feeling extra bold, the full-face mushroom face paint design would be perfect as a bold cottagecore makeup statement.
Complete the look with some toadstool mushroom press on nails.
Create this simple and cute makeup look in only five steps, from concealer to adorable added pearls at the end.
Complete the look by adding this custom-made toadstool hat to cosplay as an adorable woodland gnome.
Looking for more mushroom crafts and DIYs? Check out our mushroom embroidery patterns here.