Pumpkins are a classic Halloween decoration and Halloween would not be complete without them! So, this year, why not try wearing pumpkin makeup as part of your costume?! There are so many different looks that can be created from cool to creepy and some can be very scary too. To give you some inspiration, we have found 25 of the best Halloween pumpkin makeup ideas on Instagram. No matter how you are celebrating Halloween, there is an idea for you.
1. Classic Halloween Pumpkin Makeup
First up, we have this amazing half makeup idea. The makeup artist has kept her makeup glam on one eye and the rest of her face looks like a pumpkin. She has created cracks too, so it creates the illusion that her face is breaking. It is such a cool idea and we love the pumpkin design because it looks like a classic Halloween pumpkin. The artist used the Snazaroo face paint palette as well as other products which you can check out on the page below.
2. Glittery Pumpkin Makeup
If you want to go all out with your Halloween makeup, then this idea is perfect for you. For this look, the makeup artist has painted her face and body orange. She has then added black to create a pumpkin design. The whole look is finished off with lots of glitter. This is amazing makeup and it will wow at any event. You can, of course, just paint your face if you need a costume that is easy to wear.
3. Half Pumpkin, Half Human
Next, we have another half and half idea. This time the face is split down the middle. Half looks human and the other half looks like a pumpkin. It is such a creative idea and the pumpkin design looks so spooky. Makeup like this will take practice but it will be worth it. You can recreate this or try a different pumpkin design with the half look. A full list of the products that were used is featured on the page below.
4. Gory Pumpkin Makeup
The next idea is gory and it is perfect for giving people a scare this Halloween! Most of her face looks like a pumpkin except for the area around one eye. The pumpkin makeup is amazing and the makeup artist has stepped up the game by adding texture on the skin and by using fake blood. It actually looks like her skin has come off. This is perfect for Halloween parties and you can check out the products that were used on the artist’s page.
5. Creepy Pumpkin Illusion
This next makeup look is unique and very sparkly! Again, the whole face looks like a pumpkin except for one eye. We love this design because she has created creases on the skin and painted staples so it looks like her skin is being held up. The glitter is amazing too, as it is so striking with the orange makeup. This is a fun and quirky look. You can see a full list of the products that she used but the glitter used was Mac Cosmetics 3D Glitter Black & Gold.
6. Scary Pumpkin Face and Body Makeup
If you want a more scary pumpkin look, then you need to check this out. The artist has painted her face and body and there is a half line. One half looks like a pumpkin and the other half is glam. The pumpkin makeup is so cool and we love the mouth and eye illusions with the black makeup. This is definitely a creepy makeup look that will give people a fright.
7. Pumpkin Makeup and Hair Idea
Next, we have one of our favorite looks! This makeup artist has painted her body and face to look a pumpkin with the exception of the area around one eye. The area that is not orange and has glam eye makeup and a unique botanical design. What we really love about this is the hair. She has styled her hair to look like a pumpkin stump. It is such a quirky and awesome idea. Recreate this look or try the hair stump with different pumpkin makeup.
8. Half Pumpkin Makeup with Sparkle
Just because it is Halloween it doesn’t mean that you can’t wear lots of sparkle. You could create makeup like this! Most of her face is painted to look like a pumpkin and one eye is left glam. She is also wearing scary contact lenses too. The makeup is finished off with cracks and silver glitter. As you can see, the glitter really glams up the makeup and gives it a unique look.
9. Amazing Pumpkin Illusion with Beautiful Eye Makeup
The next idea features amazing pumpkin makeup. One part of her face has stunning eye makeup and the rest of her face looks like a spooky pumpkin. The colors, blending and shading on this makeup is just brilliant. We also love the black illusion makeup on her eye, nose and mouth too. In a dark room, this makeup is going to scare people. We love this idea!
10. The Enchanted Pumpkin
Bring the magic to Halloween with pumpkin makeup like this. This makeup has been described as The Enchanted Pumpkin. The look is complete with a cracked face, pumpkin makeup and his body is painted in mystical black and gold. This is a unique and amazing idea. We love the eye makeup, it is stunning!
11. Spooky Illusion Makeup Idea
If you want to wow everyone this Halloween, then this makeup idea could be perfect for you! The makeup artist has used different shades of orange and black illusion makeup to create a scary pumpkin look. This design features one glam eye but you could go all out and have pumpkin makeup all over you face. Either way, it will look amazing. This look was created with Morphe 39A & B palette, Violet Voss Flamingo palette, The Crayon Case Lashes & Black liquid lipstick and Urban Decay Glitter liner in Space Cowboy.
12. Half Pumpkin Makeup with Drips
Like the half makeup designs but want yours to stand out? If so, you should pick a design like this one! Here we have a half glam and half pumpkin face. The makeup artist has made it look so scary by creating the illusion that her skin is dripping! Dripping skin is so gory and horrifying, so it is perfect for Halloween! There is short tutorial on the Instagram page below or you can go to the makeup artist’s YouTube channel for a more in-depth video. You can also see the products used too.
13. Simple but Creepy Makeup Idea
This next makeup idea is a little simpler compared to some of the other face and body designs. Even though the makeup doesn’t cover her whole face, it is still so creepy! Her eyes are orange with a cool black design. She has also used black illusion makeup on her nose to make it look skeletal and on her mouth for that big wide grin that pumpkins are known for. This is a cool and scary idea that will be amazing for parties.
14. Cool Halloween Pumpkin Makeup
Next, we have a cool and creepy makeup idea to show you. This makeup artist has painted her face and body orange with a black pumpkin design. She has vibrant orange eye makeup too. Makeup like this is perfect if you are going out for Halloween because you can still look a little glam but scary too. Recreate this look or just paint your face.
15. Demon Pumpkin
If you are looking for unique and terrifying makeup, then this idea could be perfect for you! Here we have an evil demon pumpkin. The makeup artist has created a black and orange pumpkin design and the look is complete with red contact lenses and horns. This is a very unusual and creative idea. You can check out a tutorial on the page below.
16. Pumpkin Face and Body Makeup Idea
The next makeup idea is creepy and spooky. She has created the popular pumpkin look where all of the face is covered except one eye. The design is also on the body too. We love how she is wearing a different colored contact lens because that just adds to the scariness. You can recreate this look or just paint your face.
17. Half Pumpkin, Half Glam
Earlier in the post we shared an Enchanted Pumpkin. This next idea has been inspired by this. The artist has created the same magical black makeup but she has created a different pumpkin look with beautiful eye makeup. We love this because it shows how you can see an amazing idea and recreate it yourself with your unique twist. This one looks spooky and glam! You can check out a full list of the products used on the link below.
18. Bloody Illusion Pumpkin Makeup
Next, we have a scary and gory illusion idea. This artist has created makeup that looks like her skin has peeled off to reveal a pumpkin underneath. She has done this by using blood and wound like makeup. The black contact lens is terrifying too! This is an awesome look and it is perfect if you want to give people a fright at parties or events. There is a full list of the beauty products used on the makeup artist’s page.
19. Scary Pumpkin Makeup and Eye Mask
Looking for a creepy and creative makeup idea? If so, this could be perfect for you. Here we have pumpkin makeup with a scary mask illusion. The whole face has the pumpkin design except for the eyes. Her eyes are glam with creased skin around them to create a mask like look. This is like the half face illusions but she has stepped up the game to create a mask! We love this idea.
20. Sparkly Pumpkin Makeup
Earlier in the post we shared a sparkly pumpkin makeup look. If you loved that, then you need to see this one too. This one is a little similar with the orange face and body makeup but the glittery pattern is so much different. A lot of glitter has been used and the glitter is in a super cool pattern. We love her spider hair too. Makeup like this will wow for Halloween.
21. Halloween Illusion Makeup
The next idea features more pumpkin face and body paint with the area around one eye left plain. The makeup is so spooky because it looks like a classic pumpkin. This is a cool makeup look and it is perfect for any Halloween celebration. The makeup was created with Mehron makeup and Urban Layer lenses.
22. Simple Pumpkin Makeup
Next, we have a stunning makeup look. Even though her face is painted orange and it has a pumpkin design, the makeup still looks so chic and classy! The makeup artist has managed to make a Halloween pumpkin look glam. Makeup like this is perfect for those who want to dress up but still look beautiful too.
23. Pumpkin Makeup with an Illusion and Glam Eyes
If you love the pumpkin illusions, then you need to check out this idea. Here we have another pumpkin look. For this one most of her face has a creepy pumpkin design and she has one glam eye. Her skin looks creased which makes the illusion even more scary. This is a spooky idea and it will look amazing for any Halloween event.
24. Jack-o’-Lantern with Sparkle
This next idea has a classic pumpkin vibe. Her makeup looks inspired by the Jack-o’-Lanterns that are carved for the celebrations. It is a cool and easy to wear idea. The makeup is finished off with a little sparkle too. Simpler makeup like this would be great as a last minute costume.
25. Half Pumpkin Halloween Makeup
The last idea is very creepy. The makeup artist has created a half makeup look. Half of the makeup features a pumpkin design and the other side is normal. She has also added texture to the half line to make it look like the skin is peeling off. Recreate this or you can add blood for a more gory look.
We hope you have been inspired by these pumpkin makeup looks.