I’m not sure if there’s an assumption that geeks aren’t into make up, but if there is it’s wrong. Not only can one be geeky about make up, but make up itself can be geeky. Self-taught make up artist Jangsara recently did an entire make up series inspired by “The Avengers” on her blog jangsara.blogspot.com/
You can explore the individual characters’ looks at the bottom of her post which include a breakdown of where each color goes. She also just posted a Spiderman inspired look which includes a detailed photo tutorial.