Get Ready for Halloween With These Spooky Makeup Ideas

Spooky clowns, mermaids and everything in-between.

By HB Team
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October is here, meaning that Halloween is right around the corner and spooky season is about to begin, and we’re getting ready by taking a look at all the best makeup looks to get us inspired.

Whether you’re a last-minute planner or someone who gets their costume sorted months in advance, we’ve compiled a handful of makeup looks that will get you inspired ahead of the season. Ranging from killer clowns and Pennywise-inspired looks, to mermaids, optical illusions and everything in-between, we’ve chosen some of our favorite looks that we’ll be trying to recreate this Halloween. Makeup professional or not, these looks are sure to stand out from the spooky crowd this season.

Get all your inspo below, and let us know in the comments what you’re planning on dressing up as this Halloween.

Edward Scissorhands

Hocus Pocus

A Bug’s Life


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#bts cleaning out the camera roll

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The Grinch


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you’re a glam one, Mrs. Grinch ???✨ watch me transform into THE GRINCH on my channel NOW! Link is in bio! ?

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Futuristic Robot

Cockroach Craze

Optical Illusion


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We see what we want to see when we are ready to see it.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ This is a revamped version of my #BeckWOW campaign look for my collaboration with @beck from June 2016. See evolution in my stories.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Products:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ @mehronmakeup Mimi Choi Illusion Palette⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ @kryolanofficial ⁣⁣Aquacolors⁣ @makeupforeverca @makeupforeverofficial Artist Color Pencils⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ @nyxcosmetics Matte Lip Creams⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ @maccosmetics Point Black Liquidlast Liner⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ A variety of @nubounsom false lashes. ⁣

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Wednesday Addams


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? ???? ?? ?? ???????. ?’? ? ????????? ??????. ? SO I wanted to do Wednesday again this year, but bring make her more ‘me’ and bring her into 2019 with the hoops, choker & hair clip. I know a lot of people won’t be happy about it because ‘It’S nOt TrUe WeDnEsDaY’ but she still cute so oops I guess ? . . Using @makeupobsession If you’ve got it, haunt it & Creep it real palettes, & ‘Zombie’ Kiss of death liquid lip ? *Products marked with * are gifted* . . #wednesdayaddams #theaddamsfamily #halloweenmakeup #halloween #halloween2019 #halloweenlook #bodypainting #bodypaint #bodyart #faceart #darkmakeup #gothmakeup #goth #glossylip #makeupobsession #charactermakeup #characterrecreation #cosplay #cosplaymakeup #blackandgold #makeupartist #makeupart

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Dancing with the Devil


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What’s up witches it’s only 64 days till Halloween, that is all ? ? What do you guys plan on turning yourself into this Halloween season? And if you have any requests on looks you want to see comment them below☺️ ?❤️Product details❤️? Eyes: @nyxcosmetics SFX creme paints in red and black @tatti_lashes @urbandecaycosmetics 24/7 eyeliner in shade black @jeffreestarcosmetics ice cold highlight Face: @urbandecaycosmetics stay naked foundation and concealer in shade 20NN @nyxcosmetics SFX creme paints @jeffreestarcosmetics ice cold highlight @melproductsusa sliced neck prosthetic Lips: @jeffreestarcosmetics liquid lipstick in shade red rum @bennyemakeup stage blood ?????????????? #fall #autumn #basicwhitegirl #pumpkinspice #halloweenmakeup #follow #sfx #bodypaint #makeupartist #mua #art #artist #glam #makeup #transformation #retro #bodyart #sfx #nyxcosmetics #barbie #jeffreestar #katvond #urbandecay #tattilashes #halloween #halloweenmakeup #horror #goth #gothic #gore

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Mr. Clean


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Mr. Clean will clean your whole house and every room that’s in it, Floors, doors, walls, halls He’s so tough he cleans them all ✨✨✨✨✨✨ Lmaoooo I had to do this just for fun after I got so many requests for it, I can’t look at it too long or it freaks me out ? props to people who turn their face into other people cause man this was a challenge!! Should I try turning myself into anyone else? Makeup used: @makeupforeverca matte velvet foundation, @nyxcosmetics contour kit, @benefitcosmetics hoola and hoola lite bronzers, @bhcosmetics spotlight highlight palette, @graftobian pro paint in white ✨ smoothed my skin and changed my eye colour on facetune #makeup #mua #makeupart

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Happy Halloween Sisters!! ? check out my new video on this look as well as 3 others! ? what are you dressing up as tonight?

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Beetlejuice, But Make It Fashion

Mermaid Madness


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One of my favorite looks to do: Mermaids! ?????‍♀️ I’ve done so many mermaid looks I can’t even keep track but this is more a festival mermaid, which I haven’t done before✨? hope your Wednesday is great ? • • • Products used: @hourglasscosmetics Vanish Seamless Finish Liquid Foundation @jouercosmetics Essential High Coverage Concealer @katvondbeauty Lock It Setting Powder In Translucent & Rock Candy Lipstick In “Babe” @benefitcosmetics Precisely my brow pencil 5 @plouise_makeup_academy Rumor Base @sephorapro Editorial Eyeshadow Palette @musebeautypro @viseart Grand Pro Volume 2 Eyeshadow Palette @nyxcosmetics Jumbo Pencil In Cobalt, Brush on Bling Metallic Brow Gel & SFX Crème Colour in white @bennyemakeup Lumière Brilliant Palette & Final Seal Setting Spray @theboldfacemakeup “Lashes Out” False Eyelashes @limecrimemakeup Diamond Crushes Lip Toppers In “Trip” & “Fluke” Space Paste In “Phantom” @thegypsyshrine Chunky Unicorn Cosmic Glitter @iheartrevolution Starry Eyed Glitter Palette • • • #nyxcosmetics #plouise #nyxprofessionalmakeup #mermaidmakeup #glittermakeup #glitter #hudabeauty #shophudabeauty #neonmakeup #colourpop #colourpopcosmetics #colorfulmakeup #mermaids #creativemakeup #makeupart #editorialmakeup #springmakeup #motd #makeup #pastel #hudakattan #festivalmakeup #morphexjamescharles #morphebrushes #jamescharlespalette #mermaidhair #mermaidlife

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Creepy Crawlers


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✖️ faceyourfears ✖️ . . Get it? ‘Face’? Alright anyways everyone’s posting spider looks so here’s mine ? I actually started prepping halloween looks in September so this is from a quite a while ago now & I loved it at first but now I’m now sure ??‍♀️ Inspo @ashleighsolida ?? . . Products; @urbandecaycosmetics All nighter foundation @anastasiabeverlyhills dip brow dark brown / soft glam palette @tatti_lashes TL3 @officialsnazaroo black face paint @nyxcosmetics white liquid liner @maccosmetics myth lipstick / spice liner / give me sun bronzer . . #spider #arachnophobia #halloween #halloweenmakeup #scary #creepy #bodypaint #facepaint #sfx #artisticmakeup #realism #halloweenlook #makeupart #creativemakeup #halloweenglam #halloweencostume #myartistcommunity #nyxcosmetics #urbandecaycosmetics #smokeyeye #darkmakeup #100daysofmakeupchallenge #hudabeauty #makeupideas #halloweenideas #makeupartist #anastasiabeverlyhills

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Pop Art-inspired


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Did a Pop Art Collab with my best friend ! ? Thee beautiful @elisan_510 !!! Check out her work! She has beautiful looks ! You won’t be disappointed! (Eyes edited in Picsart) Face: @maybelline Better Skin Soft Tan Brows: @rubykissescosmetics 24 Hr eyeliner in Black Eyes: @officialbulkglitters Nova Orange Teardrop: @rubykissescosmetics Liquid Genius in Blue Sapphire & @officialbulkglitters Kiss The Sky Eyeliner: @wetnwildbeauty Mega Liner Lashes: @kokolashes Girl About Town double stoked and @ardellbeauty individuals stacked on the ends White Eyeliner: @nyxcosmetics White Eyeshadow Base Lips/ Red Dots: @colourpopcosmetics x @iluvsarahii Arriba & @officialbulkglitters Saber Red #popart #popartmakeup #popartstyle #poparthalloween #halloween #halloweenmakeup #31daysofhalloween #31daysofhalloweenmakeup #halloween? #halloweencostume #bangs #bettiebangs #rubykissescosmetics #officialbulkglitters #nyxcosmetics #wetnwild #wetnwildbeauty #iluvsarahiixcolourpop #iluvsarahii #colourpop #colourpopcosmetics #kokolashes #ardellbeauty

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Haunted Bride


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• ??? Halloween Horrors Pt.3 – Haunted Mansion • To celebrate my 10 Day Countdown to @waltdisneyworld & the 50th Anniversary of #hauntedmansion – I created my very own Constance Hatchaway! ?? I can’t believe I’m going to be in Orlando to start celebrating #halloween so prepare for loads of spooky content ? • • @mehronmakeup Paradise Paints AQ: Lagoon Blue & Teal, Edge Palette • @jeffreestarcosmetics Alien Palette: Ghost OG, Flying Saucer, Tall Grey & Black Hole • @litcosmetics Mermaid size2 & Margarita size 4 – use code “RACHELDUFFY” for ? off! • @katvondbeauty Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Witches • @nyxcosmetics_uk DuoChrome Twilight & Jumbo Pencil in Black Bean • @blackheartbeautyuk Thebes lashes • @ttd_eye White lenses – use code “racheld” for ? off! • @websterwigs Elle wig in Sea Glass Ombré • ??? #rachelduffyartistry #halloweenmakeup #hauntedmansionbride #constancehatchaway #hauntedmansion50thanniversary #disney #disneymakeup #creativemakeup #illusionmakeup #fantasymakeup #mehronmakeup #anastasiabeverlyhills #plouise #bbdaretoshare #100daysofmakeup #liverpoolmua #wirralmua

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