Hey, it’s the only time you can get away with a slutty nurse outfit or dressing up to play Harry Potter, so by all means, go all out with your Halloween costumes—hair, makeup, prosthetics, et al.
However, be prepared to deal with the perils of using cosmetics and adhesives to create the look, for fake skin, nails, and dripping blood do come at a price.
They can tax your pores, cause irritation and inflammation, leave you with an itchy scalp, or even damage your nail bed. In fact, a couple of extreme cases have had people make trips to the Emergency Room, so tread with caution and always try to pick organic products.
Here are some other ways to safeguard your skin and hair.