23 Half Face Halloween Makeup Ideas

Looking for spooky and unique Halloween makeup? Then this is the place to be! Today we have 23 of the best half face Halloween makeup ideas. These designs are exactly how they sound. One half of your face will have one makeup design and the other side will have another. We love this because you can be scary and glam at the same time. Or you can even wear makeup based on two of your favorite creepy characters. The possibilities are endless so take a look at these for inspiration.

1. Skeleton Makeup with Rhinestones

The first half face Halloween makeup idea features a skeleton with rhinestones. Half of her face is super glam while the other looks like a spooky skeleton. This is such a fun idea because you can look sparkly and stylish but also scary. It is a great half makeup idea for nights out during the Halloween season because it is celebratory but not too much.

Skeleton Makeup with Rhinestones

Source: @pala_foxxia

Products used: Estee lauder Double Wear Foundation, Tarte Concealer Shape Tape Light Medium, NYX Modern Dream Palette, Kat Von D Shade + Light Creme in Whiteout, Loreal Infallible Eyeliner Black, Rhinestones and Eyelash Glue.

2. Half Wolf, Half Red Riding Hood

If you love the fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood, then this makeup is for you. Half of her face looks like the girl but with scratches and the other side looks like a wolf! It is such a creative take on the classic Halloween costume. Recreate this or you could make the scratches a little bloodier if you want a scarier look.

Products used: Beauty By Bel Strip Lashes Mae, BPerfect Cosmetics Just Black, Too Much, Brownie, Sandy & Dirty Tan, Mehron Makep Paradise Makeup AQ – Black, Red, White & Beach Berry, Clown White & Black Cream Blend Stick, NYX Liquid Suede Metallic Matte in Acme & Modern Mavern, Fenty Beauty Pro Filter Foundation in 150 and Nars Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation in Punjab.

3. Glitzy Mask

Next, we have a cute look that is perfect for those who want to join in Halloween without being scary. Here we have a stunning and glitzy mask. It is a gorgeous idea and it allows you look pretty and mysterious. A mask can be worn with other costumes such as vampires and ghosts. So, you could experiment with this.

Products used: NYX Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Foundation in Classic Tan & White Liquid Liner, Snazaroo Black Face Paint, Glamify Beauty GB7 Lashes, Morphe X Jaclyn Hill Dark Magic Palette & Ring The Alarm Palette, Peaches Makeup Fantasy & Mermaze Pigments, Kiko Milano Black Kajal Kohl & Wet & Dry High Pigment Eyeshadow in 57, Charlotte Tilbury Iconic Nude Lipliner, Mac Powder Kiss Lipstick in Impulsive and Loreal Cream Gloss in Protest Queen.

4. Half Skeleton Makeup Idea

Skeletons are a classic Halloween costume and next we have a cool half face Halloween makeup look to show you. For this, the makeup artist has created a spooky skeleton on one side of her face. While the other is glam with blood drips coming from her eyes. This look ticks all the boxes – it’s classic, creepy and pretty!

Half Face Halloween Makeup

Source: @minniemcgee

Products used: Mehron Paradise Paints in Black and White, Jeffree Star Cosmetics, Redrum VLL, The Gypsy Shrine Eye Stickers, ABH Brow Pomade in Soft Brown & Clear Gel and BPerfect Cosmetics Carnival Palette.

5. Catwoman Makeup

Be fierce this Halloween with half makeup like this. Here we have makeup based on Catwoman. As you can see, she has the black cat mask and her makeup is super glam. Heroes and villains are great options for Halloween and Catwomen is one of the best. You can buy different versions of her suit online, so you can create the whole look. If you need something quick, just wear black top with black leggings and some sexy high heels and you’re good to go!

6. Skeleton Prom Queen

Always wanted to be a prom Queen? Well, now is your chance (kind of)! This makeup features a skeleton prom Queen design! She has one glam and pink eye while the rest of her makeup looks like a pink skeleton with rhinestones and glitter. This is such a fun and spooky idea and it is great for those who want something more unique.

Products used: Peaches Makeup Watermelon & Pixie, Inspire Cosmetics Bubblegum & Glitters, Tatti Lashes TL Mitchell 2 & Underlash, Helene Cosmetics Silver Glitter, Eyeconic Starry Eyed Glitter, BPerfect Cosmetics Carnival Palette, Snazaroo Black, White & Red Face Paint and Mehron 3D Gel.

7. Half Angel, Half Devil

Can’t decide whether to be an angel or a devil? Then why not wear both? You could create something like this. One side of her face features light and angelic makeup complete with a halo. While the other side is red, black and scary. The look is complete with a black horn. This is a fun and scary look and it shows off your good and bad side.

Half Angel, Half Devil Halloween Makeup

Source: @shansglam

Products used: Laura Mercier Silk Creme Chai Foundation, Elf Camo Concealer Medium Sand, Mac Eyeshadow in Moon’s Reflection & Carbon, Essence Eyebrow Designer Brown & Kajal Pencil in Black, Shopedenrose Drama Queen Lashes, Mac Dazzle Liner in A Little Moonlight, Fenty Beauty Diamond Bomb How Many Carats, Appeal Cosmetics Liquid Eyeshadow Rose Gold, NYX White Liquid Liner. Smash Box Cosmetics Eyeliner Gel in Fishnet, Mac Lip Pencil Beet, Violet Voss Liquid Lipstick in Dirty Shirley, Mac Grand Illusion Glossy Lip Color in Polar Fleece and Ben Nye Makeup Fresh Scab Blood, Cream Color Black & Red, Spirit Gum and a Horn.

8. Spider Illusion

Are you a Spiderman fan? If so, this makeup is for you. Here we have half the classic red Spiderman with half dark makeup with a spider legs illusion. This is a cool idea and it is great for fans of the comics and movies. It is also good for those who like to keep up with makeup trends as the spider leg illusion has been one for some time.

Products used: SOSU by Suzanne Jackson Urban Bible Palette & Paris Lashes, Snazaroo Face Paint and Jeffree Star Drug Lord Lipstick.

9. Black Lace Halloween Makeup

This next makeup idea is one of our favorites! For this look we have half glam makeup and the other side of her face has a unique lace skeleton design. It is a stunning and spooky look. Something like this is perfect for those who want to stand out from the scary crowd. You can see how this makeup was created on the makeup artist’s page.

Black Lace Halloween Makeup

Source: @madykennedy

Products used: Morphe Fierce by Nature Palette, ABH Liquid Lip in Heathers, Maybelline Super Stay in 120, ColorPop Cosmetics Concealer in Medium 16 and Huda Beauty Life Liquid Liner.

10. Half Pumpkin

Pumpkins are another classic and here is a cool half and half design. As you can see, one eye is left glam while the other looks like a classic Halloween pumpkin. This is a fun idea and it can be as scary or as cute as you want to make it. Recreate this or you can tone it down and use less pumpkin makeup.

Half Pumpkin Halloween Makeup

Source: @shansglamx

Products used: Pur Cosmetics Festival Palette, Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in Trooper Black, Urban Decay 24/7 Glide on Eye Pencil in Perversion, Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Liner in Black Ink, Lilly Lashes in Miami, Appeal Cosmetics Liquid Eyeshadow in Rose Gold, Milani Cosmetics Conceal and Perfect 2 in 1 Foundation Creamy Natural, Elf Camo Concealer Medium Sand and Morphe Black Shadow.

11. Half Jack, Half Sally

This next makeup idea is a must-have for fans of the Nightmare Before Christmas. For this look, the artist has recreated Sally on one side of her face and Jack Skellington on the other. This is such a cool idea. Try something similar or use two other characters from the movie or any other movie you love.

Half Jack Half Sally Halloween Makeup

Source: @ktiemrch

Products used: Imagic Cosmetics Flash Cream Color Palette, ABH X Norvina Vol 1 & 2 Palettes & Jet Waterproof Creme Color, Kat Von D Lock-It Concealer in White Out, Cake Pencil in White Out Alchemist Palette & Studded Kiss Lipstick in Outlaw, Makeup Geek Corrupt Eyeshadow, Makeup Forever Aqua XL Color in Lustrous White, Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in Ivory, Kiss Products Lacey Lashes, Eldora Lashes H167 and Milk Makeup Kush Mascara.

12. Cracked Skeleton Makeup

Next, we have another skeleton makeup idea to show you. This one has a cracked design so it looks like the skin has broken off to reveal a purple skeleton underneath. It is a colorful, scary and cool makeup idea. Recreate the purple look or you can use any color for the skull. Tutorial for this look is down below, so make sure to check it out!

13. Glam Skeleton

Love the glam but spooky ideas? If so, this is for you. For this we have an Ancient Egyptian style look on the top with the black eyeliner and accessories. While the bottom half of her face looks like a skeleton. This is a unique idea and it is great for those who want to try something a little different.

14. Frankenstein Illusion

Frankenstein is another popular Halloween character and here we have a half illusion based on the iconic monster. One side has the classic green makeup with the stitches while the other side is pale and looks more like the Bride of Frankenstein. It is a scary idea. Recreate this or be Frankenstein on one side and glam on the other.

Half Face Frankenstein Bride Makeup

Source: @yadirose

Products used: Norvina Palette 2, NYX White Jumbo Pencil, Lashed_by_QueenAplushair Lashes in Fierce, Spirit Halloween Green Lipstick and Jeffree Star Candy Apple Drip.

15. Chucky Makeup

Dolls are always a popular choice at Halloween and one of the scariest dolls has to be Chucky. This half face Halloween makeup idea was inspired by the killer doll and it looks so creepy. One side of her face is pretty and the other side looks like the scary doll. This is a fun costume and everyone will know who you are dressed up as.

Chucky Makeup Idea for Women

Source: @ktiemrch

Products used: I Magic Cosmetics Flash Cream Color Palette, Hard Candy Life Face Paint Palettes, Makeup Forever Official Aqua XL Color Paint in Lustrous White & Artist Face Color in B302, ABH Foundation in 120W, Norvina Vol. 3 Palette, Liquid Liner & Gorgina Lashes, Benefit Hoola Bronzer and Goofproof Pencil in 2.5, ColorPop Cosmeitcs Super Shock Cheek in Spoon, Milk Makeup Kush Mascara and Mac Velvet Teddy Lipstick.

16. Half IT Clown

The next makeup idea is based on the movie IT. Here we have half Pennywise makeup. The artist has created one glam eye with an illusion that her skin is a mask and the scary clown is actually underneath. This is an awesome idea and it will scare everyone! You can find tutorials for the skin illusion and Pennywise makeup online.

Products used: Loreal Infalliable Foundation, Elf Concealer, Frankie Rose Cosmetics Foundation, NYX Brow Pencil, Morphe 39A Palette, Pretty Girl Lashes Baddie Lashes, Wet N Wild Beauty Face Paint, Fenty Beauty Red Lip Color, NYX White Liner and ABH Black Liner.

17. Glitzy Skeleton Illusion

Next, we have another skeleton to show you. This one is glitzy and unique. So for this, the artist has left one side of her face looking glam while the other has a skull illusion. The skeleton section is glittery and has rhinestones. This is another pretty but spooky look and it is perfect for Halloween nights out in clubs because you look cute but celebratory.

18. Game Of Thrones Inspired Makeup

Are you a fan of Game of Thrones? If so, this half makeup look is for you. So, one side looks like Daenerys Targaryen while the other looks like a White Walker. It is such a cool idea. You can recreate something similar or you can choose two other characters from the show. The possibilities are endless.

Products used: Urban Decay All Nighter Foundation 2.0 & Fair Neutral Concealer, ABH Snowflake Highlighter, Prism Palette, Chocolate Brow Wiz & Clear Brow Gel, Morphe 35B Palette, Unicorn Cosmetics Dragoness Lashes, Mehron Paradise Paints & Gold Metallic Powder, Illamasqua Rosepout Lipstick, NYX Creme Brûlée lipgloss and Ben Nye Nose & Scar Wax and Neutral Setting Powder.

19. Spooky Egyptian Queen

Looking for unique and creepy half and half makeup? If so, this is for you. Here we have half a skeleton and half an Ancient Egyptian Queen. We love this because it combines two classic Halloween costumes together. Something like will be quite simple to recreate. We would recommend wearing a Ancient Egyptian inspired costume to go with it.

Products used: Morphe 3503 Palette, Lorac Cosmetics Hollywood Glamour Palette, Morphe Gel Liner, Lilly Ghalichi Mykonos Lashes and LA Girl Cosmetics Foundation in Light Tan and Natural.

20. Creepy Freddy Krueger Makeup

Freddy Krueger is another classic horror character and this is a cool half and half idea. One side is glam and the other side is burnt like Freddy’s face. This is a scary idea and it is perfect for fans of the movie. You can find tutorials online for both Freddy Krueger makeup and burn makeup. So, you can try something similar yourself.

Products used: Too Faced Matte Peach Palette, Koko Lashes Goddess, Kat Von D Beauty Tattoo Liner Trooper, Jeffree Star Unicorn Blood Lip Color, Ben Nye Makeup Color Wheel and Elmers Glue.

21. Halloween Pumpkin Illusion

Next, we have another pumpkin illusion. This time it has a circus style vibe. The top half of her face looks like a pumpkin while her nose and lips look more clown. This is such a quirky and creepy illusion idea. Recreate this or you can try the pumpkin with normal lip color instead of the clown look.

Products used: Mehron Body and Face Paints, Beauty Bay Bright Palette, Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation, Mac Studio Fix Powder, NYX White Liner and Tatti Lashes.

22. Half Black and White Look

This next idea is another unique one. For this look, the artist has colored her face black and white on one side while the other is colorful. This has created a sketch style look so her face looks like a drawing. This is a very unusual and cool idea and it is great for those who want something different. Try this or make the colorful side of your face spooky for Halloween.

Half Face Halloween Makeup Idea

Source: @eirebrush

23. Purple Half Face Halloween Makeup

The last half and half makeup idea is fun, colorful and bright. This artist has created one pretty purple eye and the rest of her face looks like a purple skull. She has completed the look with rhinestones to. This is a bold and sparkly idea that is perfect for Halloween parties. You can buy rhinestones for your face online.

Purple Skeleton with Rhinestones

Source: @cheyniem

We hope you have found a spooky half face Halloween makeup design to try!

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