It took approx three hours to pull together, and I tweaked it a lot more after these photos.
I first checked out a pattern I wanted for the skull, mixed some designs and outlined them with white eyeliner. Started from the crack in the middle then moved outwards. Then I filled everything in with white facepaint (which unfortunately had to be filled in again with white makeup, because it kept fading in places). After that I put purple paint on the eyelids and around, and then made it lighter in the middle with some pink eyeshadow and made the purple stronger with some sparkly purple eyeshadow. A light bronze to circle the eye for intensity then bronze dots around the eye to put the pearls on. Glued the pearls on with eyeshadow glue around the eye. After that I did the nose with eyeliner and black eyeshadow, and the jaw with eyeliner, then shadowed the jawline downwards with black eyeshadow and a blush brush. Then I drew some yellow, green and red stuff in the mask to make it more dynamic, and lined them with black eyeliner. Shadowed the crack in the middle of the face towards the side of the face without the mask, with black eyeshadow. Lined both eyes with eyeliner, put some big false lashes on them. Put foundation on the other side of the face, and mixed my blush with a grey eyeshadow and put that on my cheekbones for that creepy but still "alive" (:P) look. Drew tears on the other side of the face with eyeliner, and painted them blue and white. A red/pink-ish lipstick, and grey eyeshadow to fade in the mask at the side of the face towards the hairline. Then I sewed the flowers in by hand in my hair.
I think Dia De Los Muertos skulls are the perfect clash between beautiful and slightly scary. Unfortunately when we were done with the makeup it was super-dark outside so the quality of the photos didn't turn out so great... and I couldn't just wash it off and take them another day. Damn you Sweden for having like 8 hours of daylight a day atm! But I hope you like it anyway. :)