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Everyone has different Halloween costume preferences, but whatever costume you choose, makeup and face paints can help complete it. In this article you can find gory, cute, glamorous, creepy, or pretty Halloween makeup ideas and the video links to get you started! You can also find easy Halloween makeup tutorials that can work for kids or adults, and for men or women.
For some of these looks you can just use the makeup you already have in your house, or you can also use makeup kits, face crayons, or face paints. Another tip for Halloween makeup is to work from a reference photo to make your job easier.
Scary Halloween Makeup
1. Skull Halloween Makeup
Skull Halloween makeup is one of the most classic Halloween looks to date. Halloween skeleton makeup never seems to go out of style. All you need to pull off this look is a makeup brush and some dark eye shadow. You can also use face paint if you want. But the key to this look is to get the main features of a skull: the teeth, and the hollow nose and eyes.
2. Wednesday Addams
The new Addams Family movie has made the family characters become more popular again. Wednesday Addams has always been a Halloween favorite. To get her look you’ll need black lipstick, black eyeliner all around your eyes, and dark eye shadow also all around your eyes. You can also use white baby powder, or a very light foundation to make yourself look pale like her.
Draw suture lines to make it look like you’ve been patched together. You can paint your skin blue or green, and then you’ll want to get bolts to put on each temple. One way is to glue bolts onto the sides of a head band.
4. Bride of Frankenstein
Follow similar steps for the original Frankenstein, but since this is the female version you can add a dark lipstick and eye makeup.
5. Vampire Halloween Makeup
If you want to successfully accomplish the vampire Halloween makeup look then you can’t fail with the classic Dracula look. Get the classic Dracula look by slicking your hair back, powdering your face white and giving yourself dark eyes and lips. You can even add a painted on drizzle of blood from your lips to really make you look like a blood-thirsty immortal.
6. Zombie Halloween Makeup
The key to a great zombie costume is great zombie Halloween makeup. You want to use makeup to make your face look more dead. Make your eyes really dark and add dark shadow under your eyes. Contour the rest of your face with dark shadows to give yourself a sallow look, like you’ve just come back from the dead!
Detach your head from your body by painting your neck black! You can also use this look to be the headless horseman for Halloween.
Draw cross hatches on your face, a triangle shape on your nose, and voila! You are a scarecrow. Now all you need is a straw hat and a flannel shirt.
9. Half Face Halloween Makeup
The half face Halloween makeup look has been a popular scary look for a long time now. You can get really creative with it too! Right now the popular half face trend is to make half your face normal, and the other half a skeleton. But you can do a lot of other things with this idea too. For example, you could do a half happy face and half sad, or half normal, half werewolf etc.
Not So Scary Ideas
10. Mermaid Halloween Makeup
Mermaid Halloween makeup is a fantastic choice if you want to look glam instead of gory. Use a hair net over your face to create beautiful looking scales. All you do is place the hair net over your face and then powder blue makeup on the sides of your face and your cheekbones. This net will act as a scaly template.
11. Raggedy Ann Doll
Raggedy Ann is a beloved doll that is easy to recreate with some simple makeup tips. All you need is some red lipstick, and draw on some fake eyelashes with eyeliner. Then you can use the same red lipstick to put that classic triangle blush on your cheeks and nose.
12. Zodiac Animals
Another popular look this year is to embody your animal from the Chinese zodiac. If you don’t know what your animal from the zodiac is, you can look it up by plugging in your birthday on ChineseHighlights.com.
Once you’ve found your zodiac animal, you can look up makeup tutorials for your animal!
13. Astrology Sign
If you don’t know your astrology sign you can look it up on WhatIsMySign.net, by just entering in your birthday.
Once you’ve found your astrology sign, you can look up makeup tutorials for your sign!
Paint nuts, bolts, and circuit lines to make yourself look like an android.
Another fun look to go with this year is a pixie or fairy! With some body glitter you can really rock this look.
Who says your Halloween costume can’t be pretty instead of scary? Unleash your inner goddess at this year’s Halloween party!
With some gold eye shadow, and a dark black eyeliner pen, you can transform yourself into this ancient queen.
18. Cheetah Halloween Makeup
Animals are a popular and easy makeup idea to try for Halloween. You can pick almost any animal and there will be a makeup tutorial for it somewhere online. Animal face paints are also really popular Halloween ideas for kids! Cat Halloween makeup in general is a simple and fun idea to use and cheetahs just happen to be the popular cat this year.
19. Deer Halloween Makeup
Deer Halloween makeup is one of the newer animal costume trends this year. All you really need to do to get this cute Halloween makeup look is to color the tip of your nose with dark brown paint or eyeliner, and decorate your cheeks and the sides of your face with signature white dots found on baby deer.
20. Bunny Halloween Makeup
Bunny Halloween makeup is cute and easy! With some pink face paint and makeup you can give yourself a cute button nose, and rosy cheeks. Then you just need to add whiskers and bunny ears to finish this cute costume.
21. Joker Halloween Makeup
Clown Halloween makeup (or more specifically Joker Halloween makeup) is always a winning idea for best creepy costume. Get some white, green, red, and blue face paint and a picture for reference. The classic Joker look is definitely going to be popular this year since the new Joker movie recently came out.
22. Harley Quinn
Harley Quinn is another popular makeup idea. All you need is some red lipstick, blue eye shadow on one eye, red on the other, and some black eyeliner to draw a little heart on one cheek.
23. Poison Ivy
Poison Ivy is an iconic Halloween choice and her makeup look is relatively easy to accomplish. You just need some green eye shadow, red lipstick, and a red wig.
24. Pop Art
To turn yourself into a cartoon comic just use a reference! Basically you’re going to use black face paint or eyeliner to draw cartoon lines on your face, as if you were a drawing.
25. Ice Queen
Take the ice queen look in your own direction with a white face, white eyelashes, and blue eye shadow. You can also add white flecks by splattering white paint onto your face with a paint brush, or by drawing some snowflakes.
Elsa is our favorite ice queen right now and with Frozen 2 coming out soon, this look is sure to be a hit!
To get Anna’s freckled look you can use a light brown eye pencil to dot homemade freckles on your face.
If you want to be a pirate this year you can go for a general pirate look, or you could try and mimic Jack Sparrow’s look. You can make yourself look like a cool pirate character by drawing a cool looking scar, wear some pirate jewelry, like hoop earrings, lip rings, nose rings, and finish the look off with some dark eyeliner and eye shadow.
29. Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball is an iconic female actress and we found a great makeup tutorial for fans who want to dress up as her this Halloween. Sometimes Halloween costumes aren’t about being scary, but about dressing up as someone or something you like!
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is out in theaters now, making Maleficent a great idea if you want to impress your fellow Halloween party goers.
Using a great makeup tutorial can really be the final thing you need to finish off your look this Halloween.
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