The clock is ticking. Have you already thought of a Halloween costume this year? If not, don’t worry – the cosmetics aisle, and even your own makeup bag can be a one-stop-place for your ultimate Halloween look.
Find inspiration from this list of easy, last-minute makeup tutorials from the world’s top beauty vloggers. The best thing is, you don’t have to graduate from a makeup academy to pull off these looks. If you’re a fast learner, you can recreate these amazing (and horrifying looks) in less than 15 minutes.
Whether you’re going for a hair-raising creepy transformation or a glamorous Halloween makeup look, these makeup tutorials will surely make you stand out on your upcoming Halloween party.
1. Creepy Glamorous Clown
From Pennywise to Joker, we can all agree that scary clowns are all the rage this 2019. You can either mimic the look of one of these two fictional killer clowns or take inspiration from this tutorial and create your own creepy jester look with a glamorous touch.
What you need: White face paint or pale complexion makeup, matte eyeshadow, skin-friendly face paint for decorating the face, black gel liner, matte red lipstick, and contact lenses.
Forget Disney Princesses for Halloween – dressing up as a classy villain never fails to make you look more badass. This easy take on our favorite Disney Villain, Maleficent, is enough to turn heads this Halloween. Just order a complete costume online and you’re good to go.
What you need: Pale complexion makeup, contouring makeup, eyeshadow, liquid eyeliner, mascara, fake eyelashes, contact lenses, lip liner, and bright red lipstick.
3. Sexy Vampire
Want to look spooky yet sexy at the same time? Vampire costume, it is! Your sultry black gown can go a long way with this simple vampire Halloween makeup that’ll surely make you a queen of the night.
What you need: Pale complexion makeup, contour makeup, red, purple, and black, eyeshadow for bruised and gaunt effect, fake eyelashes, red contact lenses, dark, vampy lipstick, lip tint for fake blood, and fake fangs
Whether it’s a dated “risen from the tomb” corpse or a walking dead-inspired modern-day zombie, this fictional character never fails to give us the chills. The good news is it’s easy to recreate too. You just have to look like your usual sleepless self, but with extra bloody details.
What you need: Pale complexion makeup, red, gray, and black eyeshadow for the bruised look and contouring the eyes and face, liquid latex, gel blood for the wounds, and white contact lenses.
5. Cute Cat
If scary stuff isn’t your thing, you can always look cute with this classic cat look. All you need is your everyday makeup products and some cute cat ears.
What you need: Complexion makeup, contour makeup, eyeshadow, mascara, black eyeliner (for tightlining the eyes, creating the “cat-eye”, and drawing cat nose and whiskers), and matte black lipstick.
6. Ethereal Mermaid
Let’s get real – all of us wanted to be a mermaid at some point. Turn that dream into a reality this Halloween by rocking this easy colorful mermaid makeup look. Who knew you can create realistic mermaid scales with a fishnet stocking and a vibrant eyeshadow palette?
What you need: Complexion makeup, vivid eyeshadow or eye pencil, metallic or frosted eyeshadow, highlighter, frosted blue and silver lipstick, and fishnet stockings.
7. Pretty Barbie
Your blonde wig and hot pink outfit could go a long way. You can be a real-life barbie in just a few minutes with the help of this makeup tutorial
What you need: Complexion makeup, electric blue contact lenses, white eyeliner, matte eyeshadow, brown eyeliner for emphasizing the crease, colorful eyeshadow, black eyeliner, contour makeup, false eyelashes and mascara, lip liner, hot pink lipstick, and lip gloss.
8. Dia de Muertos’ Sugar Skull
If you’ve watched Disney’s Coco, you probably have been wanting to try out this Mexican-inspired look for the day of the dead. The great thing about the Dia de Muertos’ sugar skull look is you can customize it and tweak it depending on your personality and mood.
What you need: White face paint or Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics recommendation (foundation stick, white eye pencil, and china doll gel eyeliner yang) for the white base, heavy black eyeliner, colorful eyeshadow, red lipstick, and china doll gel eyeliner ying (black) for decorating the face.
Still can’t find what you’re looking for? Come check out this awesome last-minute Halloween makeup tutorials by Stephanie Toms where she did 10 easy yet amazing transformations.
Author Bio: Mina Natividad is a passionate writer for Napoleon Perdis Makeup Courses, a leading luxury makeup brand in Australia, which prides itself in delivering top of the line cosmetics and makeup courses. Sticking to the heart of the cosmetics brand, she aims to empower women with articles about style and beauty.