Want Halloween makeup that will wow? Then you need to check out our 25 mind-blowing Halloween makeup looks. You will find makeup that will trick the eye, scare and more. We have a design for everyone from mystical creatures to scary skeletons. Have a look to find your favourite, any of these will be a hit at any Halloween party.
1. Skeleton Queen
Our first pick is Halloween royalty, the crown makes her look like the Queen of the skeletons. The actual skeleton design has an intricate cracked look. We also like how black has been used around the skeletal design as this will trick the eye so she will look like a skeleton in the dark. If you recreate something like this complete your makeup with a royal crown.
2. Pop Art Mermaid
Next, we have a mermaid makeup design that was created in a pop art style. This is a unique take on mermaid makeup. Instead of scales and sequins the artist has used bright body paint. It is a vibrant and fun Halloween makeup look that is perfect for parties.
3. Scary Halloween Makeup
Looking for Halloween makeup looks that will scare everyone? Then this next pick is for you. This artist has used dark makeup around her eyes and it almost looks like her eyes are missing. She has also created a cracked look to. Makeup like this is frightening and is perfect for Halloween.
4. Half Pumpkin Makeup
We couldn’t have a Halloween list without some pumpkin makeup. This makeup shows how to create a scary half and half pumpkin design. We love this makeup style as you can look both creepy and glam. The makeup was created with Mehron Makeup Paradise in Black and Orange. You could use these or colors like it.
5. Melting Skeleton Makeup
If you want unique Halloween makeup looks then our next pick is for you! This makeup artist has created a melting look. It is like her human face is dripping onto the skeleton face. The dripping/melting effect is a creative way to have half and half makeup. There are melting tutorials available online to help you achieve this awesome makeup.
6. Half Dead Rainbow Unicorn
Our next Halloween makeup look is very vibrant and bold. There are so many elements from the unicorn horn to the undead skeleton design to the rainbow colors. You could use this as inspiration and create just the unicorn or add in the undead side to. If you are having trouble with the unicorn horn you could also just wear a unicorn headband.
7. Crystal Skull
Bejeweled skeletons are very popular makeup choices this Halloween. This makeup artist has created a unique look by not only adding gems to the design but by also using different colors. The classic skeleton is black and white but she has added in some blue tones. The blue shades make it look creative and different. You could recreate this with any color of your choice.
8. Cyborg Makeup
Body paint can be used to completely transform your look for Halloween. This artist has created an awesome cyborg design. By using paint, she has created the metallic robot look on her face and a similar design on her arm. You can create many illusions with paint so buy some and have a go at creating your own unique look.
9. Battle with Age Makeup
Like the half and half Halloween makeup looks? Then this next pick is for you. This artist has created a beautiful and glamorous look one side and an aged and wrinkled design on the other. It is a unique idea and could be used as inspiration to create a very scary Halloween costume.
10. Melting Makeup
You can create amazing looks using makeup. Illusion makeup like this is an example of how it can be used to transform your face. This artist has created a melting design, it actually looks like her face is melting into her hand. Something like this would take a lot of practice but it will be worth it. This makeup was created with Kryolan Supra Colors and Aqua Colors.
11. White Zombie Makeup
Our next look was described by the artist as a “whitewalker-esque zombie”. A similar look could be recreated for ghost costumes, zombies, skeletons and more. We love how bold and striking the eyes look. Something like this is perfect for any Halloween party.
12. Gruesome Undead Makeup
We couldn’t have a Halloween list without a makeup idea that is gruesome. This makeup idea features blood around the eyes and an injury on her head. All the blood would be enough but she has also added an awesome skeleton design. You could recreate just the blood and injury for your design. There are lots of tutorials online to help you.
13. Scary Scarecrow
Scarecrows can be very scary! We have seen a lot of cute scarecrow makeup ideas, this one is taking the scarecrow back to being creepy. The artist has used body paints to create the scarecrow look. You could try to recreate this or you could take elements out of it for a simpler look. Try to include the flower eyes and nose and mouth designs.
14. Creative Marble Statue Makeup
Looking for unique makeup that will wow everyone that sees it? Then you need to check out this marble makeup. It makes her look like an actual marble statue. The artist has created a half and half look which you could recreate or you could do the marble technique all over your face. The marble effect was created with Mehron Makeup Paradise Body Paint, black eye shadow and Gold NYX Cosmetics Glam Liner Aqua Luxe.
15. Glam Spooky Skeleton
White contact lenses will instantly give you a very scary look. As you can see with this skeleton makeup. The makeup as it is would look quite pretty as pink tones and gems have been used. However, with the white contact lenses it looks super creepy. For a scary costume contact lenses are a must.
16. Creative Chameleon Makeup
The animal kingdom provides a lot of inspiration for costumes. People dress up as all sorts of creatures from rabbits to tigers and more. This artist has created a mind-blowing design of a chameleon. The detail is just amazing. If you wanted a costume that people will remember then take some inspiration from this.
17. Alien Galaxy Design
Create makeup that is out of this world with an alien design like this one. The artist has created fantastic illusion art so she looks like an alien with a star pattern all over her body. You could recreate makeup like this or you could just take elements from it. Maybe recreate just the eyes and mouth.
18. Unique Universe Inspired Makeup
This next makeup was inspired by the universe. We love the purple tones used in this look. Makeup like this will take a lot of practice but it is so worth it. You could recreate something like this in any color. Try to keep the skeletal design as it suits Halloween perfectly.
19. Bejeweled Skeleton
If you liked the bejeweled skulls like the one we featured earlier in the post, then you might like this design to. This one is a little darker it uses lots of black and white makeup. The skeletal makeup has been decorated with black and clear gems. This combination creates a scary but glam look. It is perfect for a Halloween party.
20. Comic Strip Makeup
Comic book fan? Then you will love this makeup idea! The artist has created a half makeup design featuring a comic strip with all the favourite heroes. We love this quirky and unique look! You could recreate this by just using one of your favourite heroes.
21. Cracked Statue Makeup
Statue makeup is a great choice for Halloween. You can create so many different looks. This makeup uses a grey statue color and features cracks. It is a creative design, the artist has only applied the look to half of her face but you could use the makeup all over your face.
22. Vibrant Skeleton Makeup
Want Halloween makeup looks that are unique? Then our next idea is for you. This one features a skeleton with added features such as heart and starts design. Makeup like this will take practice and patience but it will wow everyone who sees it. If you are going to a party you could just recreate the face.
23. Illusion Halloween Makeup
Like illusion Halloween makeup looks? Then you will love this makeup idea. The artist has created a cracked face design. She has colored her eye black so when she closes her eye it looks missing. Then she has created a crack design that looks the missing eye. This is amazing illusion makeup that will look great for Halloween.
24. Doll with Stitches
Dolls are so creepy so doll makeup is perfect for Halloween! This doll makeup was created with body paint. The button eyes and stitches look very scary. This will give everyone a fright on Halloween. To create makeup like this you will need Mehron Makeup paradise AQ teal, white, black, red and blue were used and NYX Cosmetics lipsuede and NYX Cosmetics primal black eye shadow.
25. Toxic Butterfly Skull
Last on our list is this toxic butterfly skull design. We love this makeup idea because it is unique. The artist has created half a skull design and half a butterfly design. Both of these look amazing together and could be recreated in any color. Something like this will look awesome for a party. You could combine two other designs like these to create many different Halloween makeup looks.
We hope you have found inspiration from our Halloween makeup looks.