8 Makeup Tutorials That Will Transform Your Face for Halloween

You don't have to be a pro to follow these how-tos.
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If you love any excuse to put on some false lashes, these Halloween makeup tutorials are for you. You don't have to be a pro to follow the easy steps, and you most likely have the items already in your makeup drawer. So grab those lashes and a wig, and be the star of the Halloween party.

Glam Dark Fairy

Dark Fairy Halloween Costume

Dark Fairy Halloween Costume

The dark veins and moss detail really bring this dark fairy look to life. Let the makeup take center stage and wear a simple black dress and fairy wings to complete the look.

Creepy Rag Doll

Creepy Ragdoll Halloween Costume

Creepy Ragdoll Halloween Costume

This is so easy to put together that you can wait until the very last minute. Use makeup items you already have, and pair with a wig and dress from your closet.

Cat

Cat Costume and Makeup for Halloween

Cat Costume and Makeup for Halloween

Sure, dressing up as a cat isn't the most original idea, but this tutorial takes feline to a whole new level. And you can create the look in less than 30 minutes!

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Aqua Mermaid

Mermaid Halloween Costume

Mermaid Halloween Costume

Stick-on pearls and a long blue wig will make you look as though you're under the sea. Give your skin a true fish-scale look by using fishnet stockings. Genius, right?

Green Goddess

Garden Goddess Halloween Makeup Tutorial

Garden Goddess Halloween Makeup Tutorial

This tutorial could work for several costumes — whether you're going as the comic book character, Poison Ivy, or as mother nature — this enchanted look will surely get compliments.

Medusa

Adult Halloween Makeup Tutorial: Medusa

Adult Halloween Makeup Tutorial: Medusa

It will only take about 30 minutes and a combination of cream and everyday makeup to transform into this mythical Medusa figure.

Zombie Bride

Zombie Bride Halloween Costume and DIY Makeup

Zombie Bride Halloween Costume and DIY Makeup

Stop them dead in their tracks with this zombie bride look using your own makeup, plus costume additions.

Capitol City Vixen

Whimsical Effie Trinket Makeup Tutorial

Whimsical Effie Trinket Makeup Tutorial

Achieve Capitol City's big-screen look with this futuristic makeup tutorial.

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Go With a Classic

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Fun Frog Hoodie Costume

Unleash Your Child's Inner Ninja

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Pretty Peacock Costume

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Carnival Strong Man

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Mommy-and-Me Costume: Cookies and Milk

Adorable Baby Bull Costume

Pirate Makeup

Witch Costume

Lion Makeup

Hoodie Costume: Black Bat

Mommy-and-Me Costume: Kangaroos

Scary Skeleton Makeup

Adventurous Explorer Costume

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer, Ten22 Studio

Dinosaur Costume

Mummy Makeup

Ladybug Costume

Cupcake Costume

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer, Ten22 Studio

Glam Dark Fairy Makeup

Aviator Costume

Candy Dots Costume

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Adult Pirate Makeup

Feathered Fairy or Angel Wings

Creepy Ragdoll Makeup

Shark Costume

Teenage Frankenstein Makeup

Brave Knight Costume

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Easy Viking Costume

Cute Puppy Makeup

Wee Golfer Costume

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer, Ten22 Studio

Hula Girl Costume

Let Halloween Go to the Dogs

Ghoulish Vampire Makeup

Robin Hood Costume

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer, Ten22 Studio

Chalkboard Treat Bucket

Ice Cream Cone Costume

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer, Ten22 Studio

Fairy Princess Makeup

Glittering Trick-or-Treat Bag

Enchanting Mermaid Makeup

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Garden Goddess Makeup

Halloween Headbands

Zombie Makeup

Paper Princess Crowns

Butterfly Makeup

Mini Witch's Hat

Capitol City Vixen Makeup

Spider Makeup

Pumpkin Mini Hat

Cat Makeup

Sunflower Mini Hat

Dragon Makeup

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