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63 Trendy Clown Makeup Ideas for Halloween 2020

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Want to be a clown this Halloween? Haven’t decided on makeup? Then we are here to help! We have found 63 of the best clown makeup ideas. There are scary clowns, famous clowns and even some cute ones too. Take a look and get some inspiration, whether you want to trick or be a treat, you will find the perfect clown makeup here.

1. Glam Gold Clown Makeup

Our first clown idea is this glam design. The artist has used gold on the mouth and nose with beautiful eye makeup. Clown makeup like this is perfect for anyone who wants to join in with Halloween but still look cute too. The products used are: Makeup Forever Flash Palette, Urban Decay Naked Ultimate and Heat Palette with Too Faced Black Liquid Liner.

2. It Clown Makeup

Next, we have a half clown makeup idea. One side of the face is normal while the other half looks like a clown. The clown used here is inspired by IT but you can use any clown design you like. Don’t forget about the creases on the skin as it gives the half design a more realistic look.

3. Gory Gangsta Clown Idea

Want an idea with more gore? Then this is the makeup for you. The artist has created a gangsta clown design with a wound on her neck. By adding fake blood like this, you just get a scarier look. You can recreate similar makeup to this, or choose different clown makeup. Also, you can change the wounds and blood to a different place too.

4. Cute Clown Makeup

Just because it is Halloween, it doesn’t mean you only should use dark colors. Why not create a cute and vibrant look like this? Even though the colors are bright and happy, the clown still has a creepy look. Take inspiration from the image and recreate this design or use bold shades to create your own unique clown look.

5. Skeleton Clown Makeup

Our next idea is a skeleton clown. This makeup combines two Halloween classics so it would be a great choice for a party. The artist has used the traditional red clown makeup with added skeletal features. You can use this idea or use different clown makeup and combine it with a spooky skeleton.

6. Easy IT Clown Makeup Idea

IT is a scary clown and with a recently made movie, this famous clown has made a comeback. Our next makeup idea was inspired by IT’s new look with the bright eyes and red makeup. It is quite a simple design to recreate and it is perfect for any Halloween celebrations.

7. Glitter Clown Makeup Look

Next, we have a creepy clown idea with some sparkle. The artist has used classic clown features like the eyes and mouth but made it look fresh and glam by adding black glitter. You can recreate this look or choose glitter in a different shade. Either way, a sparkling clown looks awesome.

Glitter Clown Makeup Look

Source: @jess_blends

8. Easy Clown Makeup

If all the glitter and intricate makeup is not your thing, then this design could be for you. Here we have a clown idea that is simple but spooky. The artist has used dark colors to create a clown look and added a skeletal like mouth. This is an easier option for those who don’t want to take on a very difficult design. You can find out what products were used on the artist’s page.

9. Unique Gangster Clown Makeup

Our next idea features a unique clown design a – gangster clown. It reminds of 1920’s gangsters with the hat and suit. The makeup is different to all the others because it has a tattooed look. This is an awesome makeup idea that would be great for a party.

Unique Gangster Clown Makeup and Costume Idea

Source: @la_snika

10. Creepy Clown Makeup

Next, we have a creepy but kind of glam idea. This clown design features black and gold makeup with scary contacts. We love the combination of the stylish black and gold and the Halloween contact lenses. You can recreate a similar look or try different contacts. You could also swap the gold for silver or any other color of your choice.

Creepy Clown Makeup Idea for Halloween

Source: @beautybymsh

11. Scary IT Clown Makeup

Earlier in the post we featured IT makeup, here is another idea but this one is a little more scary. This design features his horrifying sharp teeth. You can create illusion teeth like this artist or you can recreate the clown makeup and buy teeth like IT’s. Either way, you will have a terrifying look. A red balloon is a must with this look.

Scary IT Clown Makeup and Costume Idea

Source: @pazsykesmua

12. Glam Circus Clown Makeup

Roll up, roll up and check out this glam circus clown idea. This makeup design features a classic clown look with added sparkly glitter! We love the use of glitter on this design because it captures the magic of the circus. Makeup like this is perfect if you want to look like a clown but don’t want to be scary. Use the image as inspiration to create a similar look or try the design with your own colors.

Glam Circus Clown Makeup Look

Source: @aaliyahjay

13. Cute Clown Makeup Idea

Our next idea features a cute clown design. The artist has used all the key clown features such as a red nose and red lips but used them in a pretty, not a scary way. We love the heart on the nose too! If you want to spook it up a bit, just add some contacts. The makeup will be awesome for Halloween either way.

Cute Clown Makeup Idea for Halloween 2018

Source: @rachleary

14. Creepy and Colorful Clown

If the classic clown with red makeup is not for you, then you can try something like our next idea instead. Here we have a vibrant pink clown design with bright contact lenses. Even though the colors are bold and happy, this is still a very creepy look. Use the colors featured or try your own color combination.

Creepy and Colorful Clown Makeup for Halloween

Source: @amrihearts

15. Sexy Clown Makeup

Be a rebel this Halloween with the biker chick clown! The artist has created a skeletal clown look and rocked it with a leather jacket. This a fun and unique way to let out your inner rocker and dress for Halloween too. Recreate this design or create your own.

Sexy Clown Makeup Idea for Halloween

Source: @makeupbyruz

16. Unique Gangster Clown Makeup

Next, we have unique clown makeup idea. This is one is unique because it uses a combination of new and classic colors with different clown styles. It is like a mash-up of clown makeup. Wear this to a party and your Halloween look will be a hit. Finish the look with big hoop earrings and plaid shirt. Super simple!

17. Black & Gold Clown Look

Just because a clown looks scary, doesn’t mean it can’t be sparkly! Here we have a creepy clown idea that features gold glitter. Black makeup and glitter creates a statement, perfect for Halloween. Recreate this or try a different glitter color. Try to match it with your contact lenses for a coordinated look.

18. Skeletal Clown Costume Idea

Our next idea is another take on the skeleton clown. This artist has used amazing shading to create a sunken skeletal look. You can use this skeleton design and combine it with any clown makeup or take inspiration to recreate a similar look. Either one would be a great choice.

19. Pretty Gangster Clown Makeup

Want to dress up for Halloween but look pretty too? Then this is the makeup for you. The artist has created a clown design with the classic eye makeup and red lips but is looking stylish too. She has achieved this by putting glam eye makeup on. You can use this design or maybe try it without the middle shaded line for a low key look.

20. Cute and Simple Clown Makeup Idea

Next, we have a cute and colorful makeup idea. The design features purple and green makeup that has been used on the eyes and eyebrows with a clown nose and lips. You can recreate this for a fun Halloween look or take inspiration and use your own two colors.

21. IT Inspired Makeup with Balloons

Love IT inspired makeup? Then this idea is for you. The design features red makeup like the movie with the addition of the iconic balloons. Makeup like this is great for anyone who likes the movie but wants a makeup look that is more unique.

22. Gangster Clown Look

Our next idea is another gangster clown. It is a cool idea and is perfect if you want a clown look, but not the classic scary kind. Recreate this look or take inspiration and use different colors or styles to create your own unique clown makeup. This would be a great idea for a last-minute Halloween costume since you already have everything needed in your makeup bag and closet.

23. Creative Clown Makeup

Next on our list is this creative clown makeup idea. We love this design because it is cute and creepy. The colors used are bright and bold, the eyelashes and nose look amazing too. It is the contacts that make the clown look a little scary. Either create a similar look to this or leave out the contact lenses for a happier looking clown.

Creative Clown Makeup for Halloween

Source: @ciaciaxo

24. Amazing Clown Illusion Makeup

Next, we have another illusion makeup idea. For this look, the makeup artist has created the illusion of a clown mask. It is such a cool design because it does actually look like a 3D mask. You can recreate a similar look with the glam makeup or choose a more scary clown. Either way, you will look awesome. You can check out a full list of the products used to create the mask on the page below.

25. Classic Halloween Clown

This next idea is like a classic clown but with a Halloween twist. The artist has created a red nose and a white face with designs around the eyes like you would usually see. It is adapted for Halloween because of the creepy red contact lenses. We love this because it’s like a modern take on the more traditional clown. Makeup like this would be perfect for a party.

26. Scary IT Makeup and Costume

If you love the IT makeup ideas, then check this out! Here we have another IT look. This one is quite simple with the white face and red lines. It is the glam eye makeup that really makes this one stand out. Even though she is a scary and creepy clown, she looks gorgeous too. It is like you get the best of both worlds. The red wig is a nice finishing touch too. So, if you want to give people a fright in style, then choose makeup like this.

27. Creepy Skeletal Clown Makeup

Want to look cute and creepy? If so, take a look at this. Here we have a skeleton clown. The makeup artist has created amazing skeleton makeup on her face and body with glam clown features too. We love the bold lashes and subtle sparkle. This is a cool look that combines two classic Halloween costumes. There is a tutorial and a full list of products used on the page below.

28. Simple Clown Makeup for Halloween

Looking for simple but scary makeup? Then this could be for you. Here we have classic and creepy clown makeup with red lips and clown eyes. This idea is perfect for any makeup level whether you are quite new with makeup or are a pro. It is great as a last minute idea too because it is easier to recreate than some of the others. This look was created with the Kat Von D Beauty Metal Matte Palette.

Simple Clown Makeup for Halloween

Source: @rosiekalina

29. Sparkly Black Clown Makeup

Next, we have an edgy, creepy and sparkly clown idea to show you. The makeup artist has created all the classic clown features but in black, so that gives the clown a more scary and sad look. Makeup like this is perfect for a party, just pair it with a black dress and you’re good to go. You can check out the products used on the page below.

Sparkly Black Clown Makeup

Source: @elisauroora

30. Gangster Clown

The next idea that we have to show you is perfect for those who love the gangster clown makeup. Here we have another version of the trendy Halloween look. The artist has created the classic clown features but with a gangster twist. You can also take inspiration from her outfit too. The products used can be viewed on her Instagram page and the link is below.

Gangster Clown Costume Idea

Source: @evyxo_

31. IT Makeup with Staples

So many people will be wearing makeup inspired by the movie IT. You can make your Pennywise makeup stand out by choosing a unique and creative design like this. Here we have makeup inspired by the scary clown, but this one has staples featured on the design too. As you can see, a simple and gory idea like this has really transformed the makeup. We love this and it is perfect for those who want to be extra scary.

32. Sparkly Killer Circus Clown

Give people a fright this Halloween with killer circus clown makeup like this. The makeup features classic clown eyes with a creepy smile. There is also super cool sparkly body art too. This is an amazing Halloween makeup idea and it will wow at a party. Recreate this or you can just have the makeup on your face.

33. Half Clown Makeup

Love the illusion makeup? Then you need to see this next idea. The makeup artist has created a half and half look. One half of her is glam and the other looks like Pennywise, the clown from IT. It is such a cool idea because you get the best of both worlds. Try a similar look to this or you can try a different clown instead of Pennywise.

34. Halloween Clown Illusion Makeup

Next, we have another illusion. This one is another mask but it is a little more creepy than the one we featured earlier. The actual makeup is white with glam eyes, black lips and a red nose. It is a super cool idea and it will be an amazing choice if you are attending a Halloween party. You can recreate this or try the mask with a different clown design.

Halloween Clown Illusion Makeup

Source: @keilidhmua

35. Easy Clown Makeup Idea

The next idea that we have to show you is a glam gangster clown. For this look, all of her makeup is black and she has the classic clown features. We love her eye makeup too, it is gorgeous! This is an easy to wear look and it would be perfect for last minute makeup. You can check out a YouTube tutorial on how to create the look and view the products used too.

36. Gory IT Inspired Makeup

Our next look is another one for the IT fans. Here we have another Pennywise makeup idea, but this one is a little more gory. The makeup artist has created glam eyes and lips with the Pennywise clown design and the actual clown makeup looks like it is bleeding. It such a cool and creepy look. You can take a look at the products used on the page below.

Gory IT Inspired Makeup

Source: @aimebbyyy

37. Scary Circus Clown

Earlier in the post we shared a circus clown makeup idea. If you loved that one, then you need to check this one out too. Here we have another circus clown. This one is super creepy! The makeup artist has created bloody lips, amazing clown features with jewels and has finished off the look with body paint and scary contact lenses. This is an awesome look that would be perfect for a party. We love the jewels, it kind of gives the clown a more glam look! You can check out the products used on the Instagram page below.

38. Unique Playing Card Makeup

Next, we have a unique makeup idea. Here we have a clown with a playing card stuck in its face. There is also a black spade suit over her eye too. This just a quirky and gory look that will wow at a party. There are lots of tutorials online that can show you how to create a similar card look to this.

39. Colorful Makeup Idea

If you want your clown makeup to stand out from the rest, then you need to see this next idea. Here we have colorful clown makeup. It has gangster clown features and all of the makeup is bright and vibrant. We love this creative version because it is so unique. The different colored contact lenses give it a scary look too. With makeup like this, your clown Halloween costume will get noticed! You can check out the products used on the page featured below.

Colorful and Creative Clown Makeup Idea

Source: @gabxxrielle

40. Skeleton Clown

The next makeup idea features another skeleton clown. She has skeletal makeup on her body and face and there is a clown design on her face too. It is a cute and easy to wear Halloween makeup idea. This would be another makeup look that would be perfect for a last minute Halloween event.

41. Cute Clown Makeup

Want to look cute instead of scary this Halloween? Then check out this next idea. Here we have clown makeup that has more of a traditional look. It has the classic red nose, mouth and eye makeup. The flower in her hair looks so stylish too. It is a pretty look and it will be simple to create.

42. Gangster Clown Makeup and Costume

Need makeup and costume inspiration? Then take a look at this. This makeup artist has created gangster clown makeup. The look is complete with a bandanna and shirt. This is another great last minute look and it will suit everyone. It will be easy to recreate too. You could make this makeup even scarier by wearing contact lenses.

43. Half Face Illusion

Next, we have another illusion idea. For this look, half of her face is normal and the other half looks like Pennywise the clown. She has also created creases which makes the half makeup look even more realistic. This is a cool makeup idea that will suit everyone. There is a tutorial on the page below and you can see the products used too.

Illusion Half Clown Makeup

Source: @safai305

44. Female Joker Makeup

Love the movie Joker? If so, this makeup idea is for you. This makeup was inspired by latest movie and features the classic red lips with a red nose and blue design on the eyes. This is a cool clown look and it allows you to dress up without being too scary. Paint your hair green, wear a red suit and you’re ready to go!

45. Neon Clown Makeup

This next idea is so unique! Here we have a neon clown! So, the artist has created a classic clown design on the eyes and lips. But the clown makeup is black and neon pink! This is such a cool idea and it will make you stand out at parties and events. You can buy neon makeup online and there are so many colors to choose from.

46. Gory Pennywise Makeup

The movie IT is still scaring people all over the world which means Pennywise inspired makeup is still popular. This one is very unique. Here we have a gory and bloody version. Her face is painted white with black eye makeup and the red sections of the makeup are bloody. This is a terrifying version and it will give everyone a fright.

Gory Pennywise Makeup

Source: @eirebrush

47. Unique Rainbow Clown Makeup

If you are looking for more unique clown makeup, then this is for you. Here we have a rainbow clown. As you can see, the makeup artist has created clown makeup with rainbow colors and she is wearing different colored contacts. This is such a spooky and awesome idea. You can see a full list of the products used and view a video on how this look was created on the makeup artist’s page below.

Unique Rainbow Clown Makeup

Source: @gabxxrielle

48. Easy Clown Makeup with Heart Nose

Next, we have a cute but spooky idea. This makeup artist has created classic clown makeup complete with a heart nose. Something like this is perfect for those who want to look a little glam but also join in with Halloween. Recreate this or add contacts for a scarier look. A full list of the makeup used for this design can be found on the makeup artist’s page and the link is below.

Easy Clown Makeup with Heart Nose

Source: @shansglam

49. Colorful Makeup Look

If you want to be bold and stand out from the spooky crowd, then this is for you. Here we have bright and colorful clown makeup. The artist has created classic clown features but she has also added unique designs such as the tear drops and stars. We love the colors used and it is such a fun look. A video tutorial and the full list of makeup used can be found on the makeup artist’s page below.

Bold Girl Clown Makeup

Source: @valpham

50. Creepy Clown Makeup Idea

The next idea features another very creepy clown. For this look, the artist has painted her face bright white and she has used black for the clown features. We really love the painted eyebrows because they make her look more sinister. This look was created with Makeup Forever 24 Hour Paint and the Morphe 35B Eyeshadow palette.

51. Pretty Gangster Clown Makeup

If you like the gangster clown makeup ideas, then check this out. Here we have another version. This one is quite simple and features black detailing on the eyes with a black nose and black and white mouth. Makeup like this will be perfect for any last minute events and you can wear any costume with this.

52. Scary Illusion Clown Makeup

Give everyone a fright this Halloween with makeup like this. The makeup artist has created scary clown eyes with black detailing and contact lenses. She has also made her mouth look wider with sharp teeth to by painting the area around her mouth. This is such a terrifying clown, especially if you saw it at night.

53. Colorful and Cute Clown Makeup

Maybe you want to look more fun than scary? If so, this is for you. Here we have more colorful and cute clown. The makeup uses bright and pastel colors complete with hearts. You could even wear this with a pastel wig to finish off your costume. A pastel pink wig would look amazing.

54. Simple Chola Clown Makeup

Next, we have simple chola clown makeup idea. This time she has black clown detailing on the eyes and the look is complete with a black nose and red and white mouth. It is another simple idea that is spooky and it is great for last minute events. You could even create this with the products already in your makeup bag.

55. Scary Circus Clown

This next makeup idea is another one of our favorites! Here we have a spooky circus clown. The artist has created illusion makeup on her lips to make her look like she has sharp teeth. She has also contoured her face and it has given her a scary expression. This is an awesome idea and it is great for those who love giving people a scare and the circus.

56. Rainbow Clown with White Contact Lenses

Love the colorful clown makeup? Then check this out. Here we have another version. This time she has used rainbow colors on her eyes and around the clown features. She has even used red glitter on the lips. There is a full list of the products used on the makeup artist’s page but the amazing lips were created with Matt lips 063 Simple Red and Glitter by Joko Makeup.

57. UV Clown

We love this next clown idea! This one features UV makeup. So, the makeup will be green and orange but when under UV light, it glows! This is such a fun and unique idea and this will look amazing at parties! If you want something unique and creative, then choose this clown. You can buy neon pigments online and these ones are from Give Face Cosmetics.

UV Glowing in the Dark Clown Makeup

Source: @trinsmakeup

58. Beautiful Clown Skull Makeup

The next makeup idea is a skull illusion with clown features. This is a cool makeup idea and it combines two classic Halloween costumes. You also have glam eye makeup which also makes the overall look quite pretty and glam. You can check out the products used to create the look on the makeup artist’s page and the link is below.

Beautiful Clown Skull Makeup Look

Source: @slaylikejen

59. Jester Makeup Idea

Next, we have a makeup idea inspired by Harley Quinn. There are different versions of her but this one is inspired by the jester/clown costume. This is a fun idea and if you are looking for a couple’s costume, then every Joker needs a Harley Quinn. It is another costume that allows you to dress up but look quite glam too.

60. White and Yellow Gangster Clown

Looking for bright and unique clown makeup? If so, check this out. Here we have an intricate gangster clown design with pops of yellow color. It is such a cool and spooky idea. Recreate the yellow look or try a different color. Maybe purple, blue or pink. Those would look amazing.

White and Yellow Gangster Clown

Source: @sinairuelas

61. Sad Clown Makeup Illusion

This next clown idea so creepy! So, for this look, the artist has created an illusion that she is a sad clown underneath her clown mask. You can see on her lips that one side is in a smile and the other side is sad. The clown underneath also has a tear. This is a spooky and clever idea. You can see all the products used on the makeup artist’s Instagram page.

62. Simple Clown Look with Hearts

If you want to be more cute than creepy, then this is for you. Here we have clown makeup that is quite pretty. She has glam eyes with clown detailing and hearts. She also has a clown nose and red lips. This is a cool idea and it will look amazing on everyone. For a subtler look, you could also just have red lips without the surrounding shading.

63. Joker Inspired Clown Costume

Next, we have another Joker inspired clown. This time the artist has created a mask illusion as if she is wearing the Joker’s face. The look is complete with a clown costume and green hair. This is a more unique version of Joker and you can see the full list of the products used on the Instagram page below.

We hope you have found the perfect clown makeup for Halloween!

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