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How to Make Fake Blood, Guts, and Scabs for Halloween


How to Make Fake Crimson Blood

This type of fake blood for Halloween costumes will drip. It is clean and very runny. Depending on what you would like to do with it, it may be perfect, or you may need the other recipe included in this article. Don't forget to have fun with the process!

Materials Needed

  • 1 cup of corn syrup
  • 2 Tbsp of chocolate syrup
  • red food coloring


  1. Measure out the syrups and whisk them together.
  2. Add in about six drops of red food coloring. If you would like darker blood, eight drops seems to work best.

How to Make Oxygen-Depleted Fake Blood for Halloween

This fake blood recipe is great for costumes and decorations for Halloween. It is a bit darker and is excellent to smear on clothing, costumes, and Halloween props. Remember that this is a toxic type of fake blood due to the laundry soap included in the recipe.

Materials Needed

  • 2/3 cup of chocolate syrup
  • 1/3 cup of Tide laundry detergent
  • 4-6 drops of red food coloring


  1. Mix the syrup and the Tide with a whisk.
  2. Add in the red food coloring.
  3. Apply it to the cloth or props you would like to be bloody.
  4. Allow it to dry.

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How to Make Fake Guts for Halloween

If you would like to go all out on a homemade costume, then you may need some fake homemade guts for Halloween. In this section, you will learn what you will need, how to do it; just make sure that you have some fun in the meantime.

Materials Needed

  • Pre-made oxygen-depleted fake blood
  • Chunky peanut butter
  • Oatmeal
  • Thin strips of toilet paper


  1. Mix the peanut butter and oatmeal into the fake blood.
  2. Clump the toilet paper on the spot in which you would like most of the guts to be, whether it be on a costume or a decoration.
  3. Gentle add the mix onto the toilet paper strips and squish it around to your liking.
  4. Allow it to dry.

How to Make Fake Scabs for Halloween

If you are out to make a zombie or a dead body for Halloween, you are going to need the recipe and instructions on how to make DIY fake scabs for your costume. You will not need one of the recipes above; in this part, you will be making a different recipe specially made for the fake scabs.

Materials Needed

  • 2 Tablespoons of cornstarch
  • 4 teaspoons of water
  • 1 teaspoon of corn syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon of onion flakes
  • 4 drops of red food coloring


  1. Mix all of the ingredients together.
  2. Using a plastic spatula, spread or clump the mix onto the skin.
  3. Situate the mix how you would like it to sit.
  4. Allow it to dry.

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