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WATCH: How to Be a ‘Naagin’ This Halloween (in Just 3 Minutes)

Have a Happy dessssi Halloween... hisssssss!

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It’s that time of the year again when you put on your best scary face forward and scream Halloween!

If your plan is to go asking ‘trick or treat’ in a desi andaaz, we have got you covered. Quint Neon collaborated with cosplayer Akanksha Sachan to give you the ultimate desi halloween makeover – The ‘Naagin’.

And guess what? You can do this yourself at home! Just follow these simple steps.

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To Do Naagin Make-over You Need:

CRAFT FOAM

EYESHADOW PALETTE

HAIRBRUSH

GLUE

THREAD

FEVI STICK

SCISSORS

PAINT BRUSH

GOLD ACRYLIC

PAPER CUTTER

PLASTIC TOY SNAKE (GOLD)

GEMSTONE (GREEN)

MAKEUP HIGHLIGHTER

COMPACT

FAKE EYELASHES

MAKEUP SHADES

FACIAL PRIMER

BRONZER

RED/YELLOW CONTACT LENSES

GOLDEN GLITTER PAINT

COLOURING STICK

CONCEALER 1

EYELINER (BLACK)

MAKEUP FOUNDATION

SPONGE

CONCEALER LIQUID

MAKEUP BRUSHES

LIQUID FOUNDATION

NETTED STOCKINGS

LENSE SOLUTION

GREEN LIPSTICK

RED LIPSTICK

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Part I – The Make-Up

STEP 1: Put primer on your face

STEP 2: Glue your eyebrows with fevistick

STEP 3: Apply foundation and cover your blemishes with a concealer (Don't forget the eyebrows and neck)

STEP 4: Colour your eyebrows green with eyeshadow

STEP 5: Contour your face using bronzer and highlighter

STEP 6: Place the net on your forehead and start shading on top of it with blue-green and black eye shadow. Lift the net to see the scale patterns. Repeat it on the sides of your cheeks and back of hands.

STEP 7: Use green and blue eye shadow, and draw the scales on your eyes with black eyeliner

STEP 8: Use red lipstick to color your inner lips and finish it up with dark green lipstick for the rest.

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Part II: The Golden Bracelets:

STEP 1: Take the thread/string to measure your wrist

STEP 2: Mark the length on the craft foam

STEP 3: Cut out two thick and four thin pieces out of the craft foam.

STEP 4: Stick the thinner pieces upon the thicker one at the borders.

STEP 5: Join the ends together with super glue.

STEP 6: Use acrylic to paint it gold.

Gold Bangles are ready!

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Part III: Hair and Accessories

STEP 1: Clip on the smaller toy snakes with the heads near your parting.

STEP 2: Stick the tails of the two bigger toy snakes, and wear them around your neck like a necklace

STEP 3: Put on your golden bracelets.

STEP 4: Stick the green gemstone AKA ‘Naag Mani’ on your forehead with some adhesive.

With this you have successfully transformed into ‘an ichha dhari’ Naagin (literally). Now go scare the sh*t out of your friends, in your desi halloween avatar!

PS: No biting please :P

Producer: Papri Das

Video Editor: Rahul Sanpui

Cameraperson: Abhay Sharma

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