Halloween is almost upon us and what costume isn't complete without fake blood? Today, I'll show you how to make fake blood that's completely safe, realistic, and will surely turn heads at your next costume party. No need to get the store-bought kind because this recipe is so easy to make and uses only three ingredients!
How to Make Fake Blood in 3 Easy Steps
Here's one project that no kid or adult can ever resist! Fake blood is useful for Halloween decor, costumes, even desserts! Yes, this recipe is completely edible and safe to have around kids, so have a blast learning how to make fake blood and getting creative with how you'll use it for the holiday!
What You'll Need:
- 4 cups of corn syrup
- red food coloring
- blue food coloring
- measuring cup
Here are the steps!
Step 1: Prepare Your Materials
Gather your ingredients and tools. You'll need corn syrup, a bottle each of red and blue food coloring, a bowl, and a whisk. Measure 4 cups of corn syrup using your measuring cup, then add to the bowl.
Step 2: Combine Ingredients
Add red food coloring to the corn syrup and stir using the whisk. Keep adding red food coloring and stirring until you get your desired consistency. To darken the color, add a few drops of blue food coloring and continue stirring until you're satisfied with the shade. Congratulations, your fake blood is now ready for use!
Step 3: Use Your Fake Blood
To use your fake blood, simply pour or wipe some on your skin. Just a word of advice: as much as possible, avoid applying the fake blood indoors since it might ruin your furniture. Find a spot that doesn't have many things lying around or better yet, apply it outdoors.
Want to see the step-by-step tutorial for this recipe? Check out this video by Neural Culture:
Now that you've learned how to make fake blood, it's time to get creative! Take it up a notch by pairing it with some fake wounds or scabs to complete the look. Still can't decide on your costume? Here are some timeless costume ideas to get you started. Whatever you decide on, be sure to get into character. Remember, Halloween only comes once a year, so feel free to go all out!
Did you enjoy this fake blood recipe? Let us know how you're planning to use it in the comments below!