Halloween Makeup Looks
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If you haven't already picked out your Halloween costume for this year, now is the perfect time to start. With more than two months to spare, there's no reason that this year's look shouldn't be the winner of every costume contest there is. And any true costume expert knows that no award-winning ensemble is complete without makeup that's just as fantastic. But with so many to choose from, who even knows where to start?

Behold 10 jaw-dropping makeup looks that will have you on the fast-track to finalizing your Halloween plans this year, and leave everyone in awe. 


Who said that Buzz Lightyear had to be a boy? This makeup maven flipped this Disney-inspired look into something magical, complete with a purple wig. "If Buzz was a Bae! Starting a mini Glam Toy Story Series, a bit late but better than never." the makeup artist captioned her stunning photo. 


If there's one thing that's in style this year, it's mermaids, and instead of doing the typical makeup looks, this artist drew a mermaid on her face, complete with seashells and waves. Talk about talent! 


This is another under-the-sea-inspired look for those who are looking for nautical vibes this Halloween. “We’ve got no troubles life is the bubbles under the sea," this New York City makeup artist captioned her vivid and colorful photo. 


All we have to say is "wow." This incredible artist channeled his inner joker with a flawless look that was even complete with the mouth painting on the hand. Who knew smoky eyes looked so incredible incorporating pink, purple, and blue?


A modern spin on the traditional Harley Quinn makeup look. With two different colored eyebrows, one blue and one purple, and a bright orange lip, the comic book character got some added sass with this adorable and easy-to-recreate makeup look. 


"Skully ... @mehronmakeup Gold Powder and Mixing Liquid @kryolanuk Lip Paint for the red details and waterline @nyxcosmetics Epic Black Mouse Cream Eyeliner @makeuprevolution blush and contour pallette @nirebeauty #crueltyfree #veganbrushes as usual. Hair @bleachlondon Washed Up Mermaid," this makeup artist said of the jaw-dropping skull creation.


"I admit that in the past I’ve been a nasty. They weren’t kidding when the called me, well, a witch...This year marks the 30th Anniversary of @disney #thelittlemermaid release & just HAD to create an glam ode to Ursula! Fact: When she becomes Vanessa, that was my inspo for my wedding day look. Which #disneyvillain do you want to see next?!" this MUA said of her vilified Ursual makeup look. 


Spider girl but make it fashion. Instead of the typical blue and red webbed makeup, this incredible artist drew literal spiders all across her face. She set it all off with a metallic burgundy eye and matching lip. 


"Screen Starlet! I always poured over images of old #hollywood stars when I was little & I had the most fun creating this tobacco toned homage, with a little twist — I’m gearing up for #halloween guys! Check out my last post for the tutorial," Rachel Duff said about yet another electrifying makeup look. This one was inspired by the roaring twenties.


The power of shading and eyeliner. Yet another amazing Halloween makeup look that's left us inspired! So which one will you re-create? We're thinking, all of them! 

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It's the perfect time to start planning for Halloween. Save these makeup looks to your Pinterest boards as ideas for going out!