It might just be blood, but I have no idea anymore - though I feel like I've seen it more than once... but either way, I'm just going to make a normal version of him for now.
And there's an anime coming out?! :-0!! YES. OST and references~
More Magi cosplayers~
You'll make a great Sharrkan!
Edit: Do you think yarn would make a good material for Alibaba's neck thing? I was thinking fabric or maybe red leather braided together, but yarn seems like it might work?