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Need some last minute Halloween ideas? Here’s some inspiration…

Need some last minute Halloween ideas? Here’s some inspiration…
Holly James
Beauty Writer2 years ago
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Less than a week until Halloween and still not decided what you're going as? Don't panic! Whether you're going for something cute and simple or all out spooky this year, we've picked out some scarily good looks for you to copy, ranging from beginner to advanced.

Spider Glam 

If you are a lover of sparkles, this spider-inspired Halloween makeup look is an absolute must. Etch eyelids in a jet-black liner like theNYX Professional Makeup Epic Ink liner and achieve the spookiest of pouts with KVD Beauty Everlasting Hyperlight LiquidLipstick, to get the spider glam look like @makeupbymorgancooper. Create a spider web-inspired design using the liner and finish off the look with a spider web sparkle, our favourite sparkles are the Makeup Revolution Artist Collection Face GemsUp the antewith the Eylure False Lashes for the ultimate spooky-glam effect. 

Cute and colourful clown

This cute but playful circus clown look is easy to recreate using the products in your makeup bag. Use a mix of colourful eyeshadows and a black liquid eyeliner to match @beatbyrache's look, or mix it up by choosing your own colours. Finish your look off with some hair raising bows for the full cute but creepy effect.

Jokes on you

Bring the joker to life with this iconic, feminine and flawless look, created by @Makeupbymorgancooper. Grab any red lipstick from your makeup collection for a drop red gorgeous lip, our favourite is the NYX Professional Makeup Shout Loud Hydrating Satin Lipstick . Bring the lipstick to either end of your face for a stitched mouth effect as well as down one eye. For added boldness to your eyes, smudge out purple shadow from the Revolution Crystal Aura Forever Flawless Shadow Palette and finish off by adding green shadow to your brows using the Revolution Artist Collection Ultimate Neon Palette. No joker would be complete without slicked back hair. For the sleekest hair look which will stay in place all night long, we recommend the EcoStyle Moroccan Argan Oil Styling Gel.  

Spooktacular Skeleton 

Nothing SCREAMS Halloween more than skeletons, so why not try this look which only a requires black liner, white face paint and a touch of shadows? Just like @aliciamayartistry, outline skeleton features on half of your face, using Eyeko Black Magic Pencil Eyeliner and fill in shadowed areas. For the unshaded areas, useMakeup Revolution Creator SFX White Base Matte Foundation, using the liner to define features such as the teeth, and finish off by fanning out black eyeshadow from the Natasha Denona Mini Xenon Eyeshadow Palette, on the lids. And there you have it, a spooktacular skeleton look.

Scary pumpkin

Make sure you're the ultimate HalloQueen at the party with this incredible pumpkin makeup look. The truly horrifying look is created using the Morphe The James Charles Artistry Palette and some black face paint. Don't have face paints? No problem, sub it in for a black liquid liner that provides long-lasting wear and more precise application.


Sparkling cobwebs

Not a fan of the full coverage face paints? Add a touch of glam with this cute undereye cobweb look! Top your cobwebs with some embellishments such as gems or glitter and finish your look with your favourite lipstick.


Scary clown

A spooky season classic, we all love a scary clown look. @makeupbycharleybp is giving us serious IT vibes with the haunting red eyes and lips joined by fake but very frightening scarring. Create the look using a bold red and black eyeshadow and a matching red lipstick.

Holly James
Beauty Writer
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Working with brands at LOOKFANTASTIC for over two years I have developed my knowledge of all things beauty from key skincare concerns to niche makeup tricks and haircare hacks. I have a major passion for finding effective solutions that are easily accessible to everyone so that we can all achieve our best, glowing complexion.