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How to Make Your Halloween Makeup Scary Good

Halloween pumpkin and skull makeup look
For that drop dead gorgeous Halloween look that will last all night long. Want to take your Halloween makeup to the pro-levels this year? For beauty aficionados, what better excuse than Halloween to start experimenting with some of your most eccentric products and makeup techniques. If you’re searching for some costume inspiration, we’ve highlighted our favorite killer looks, makeup tutorials and beauty tricks below to ensure your Halloween is spook-tacular.  


[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpXs1lfCbJ4[/embed] This simple yet scary Pennywise makeup tutorial is the perfect Halloween costume, what with IT Chapter 2 just coming out in movie theatres. It's up to you how detailed you want to go with the makeup, but even for the most stripped down version all you would need is red and black face paint, a few precision brushes, and a pair of creepy contact lenses. If you want to go for the full look, you can check out the list of items needed to create this frightening costume just below the video.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNoCy8o7wmw Become a part of the Suicide Squad this Halloween as Harley Quinn. This roughed up version of the Joker's paramour is sure to get heads turning and, not to mention, totally fits into the spirit of Halloween (enough sexy Harley's already!). What we love about this look is that you won't have to spend too much time (or money) on the female baddies signature "PUDDIN" choker because YouTuber Claire Dim makes it come to life using only facepaint and a paintbrush.  


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLP7E01rays Got a little extra time on your hands but still don't want anything too complicated for this years Halloween costume? Why not go as a voodoo doll that's equal parts spooky as it is sexy. Aside from the makeup and contact lenses, all you're going to need for this look are some black rubber bands, lash glue, and patience. You'll put a spell on your boo with this look in no time.  


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1AGGFz-qCw For all the Game of Thrones fans out there, we found the ultimate Mother of Dragons look for you this Halloween. Pretty Khaleesi is so last season, this year it's time to go all out. This look seems as though it would require A LOT of dedication, but YouTuber Keilidh Mua walks you through the process step by step and makes it look so simple, using model clay to create those impressive dragon scales. If you're on the prowl for an unforgettable costume, this is definitely the one for you.  


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5wYrdIbOHk YouTuber Zuleyka Silver puts a twist on the traditional Halloween cat makeup look. Just a little bit of scar wax and fake blood, and you've got yourself looking like you just got out of a cat fight (literally). We love simple looks like this with a little something extra to add that wow factor. Check out this great tutorial to get all the details on how to get the gory feline look.  


[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSIof6YkhXE[/embed] This hauntingly good half skeleton look is sure to make heads turn. Using black and white face paint on one side of the face and your everyday makeup on the other, become a costume makeup pro with this easy tutorial. Some helpful tools to achieve this look are to alternate between 3 or 4 paint brushes with different widths on different areas of the face to create a more 3D illusion.     Now go on and get that Hallo-winning look.

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