Halloween is inching closer and closer, and a lot us have yet to make up our minds about our Halloween costumes. Chances are, most of us will resort to a costume that's 90% makeup. So why not look to Instagram's most creative makeup artists for inspiration?

Yep, I'm talking about the goth queens.

The goth queens had that whole clown aesthetic down way before Pennywise circa 2017.

And they make that clown aesthetic surprisingly... beautiful?

And far more original.

Clowns not your vibe? How 'bout nuns?

Or space aliens?

Or ghosts?

Or pop-art paintings?

How about evil queens?

Even if you don't find a full-face costume, you could still draw some inspiration from these smaller details.

Like this eyeliner trick that makes your lower lashes look ~ extra spooky. ~

And this bat-shaped lipstick.

And these breath-taking galaxy eyes.

You know you could use this mismatched shadow for just about anything.

No fake blood? No problem.

Stencils like these itty bitty hearts can pull an entire look together.

Got a look that requires being sad (literally)? Use glycerin for fake tears.

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Drawing a realistic spider is actually far easier than it looks — just grab a super sharp liner pen and have at it.

If you've gotta ditch your eyebrows for the night, look no farther than a run-of-the-mill glue stick.

You know what? Forget everything I said and just make your whole face a chandelier.

Halloween 2017 about to be LIT.