21 Easy DIY Halloween Makeup Looks

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I know it’s summer, but some things are worth planning ahead, for instance, Halloween.  This is the time of year when it’s great to play around with your makeup.  More people are celebrating Halloween and maybe it’s because they get to look great and practice their makeup skills!

We have 21 easy DIY Halloween makeup looks for you to try.  Remember to practice before October!

Easy DIY Halloween Makeup Looks

1. Cute Cat Makeup

If you are wanting a sexier look, rather than a scary look, take a look at this.

Cute Halloween Cat Makeup Look

Instagram / _fk26

This is a cute cat look, which is easy to do at home.  Don’t be afraid to go a bit wild with your makeup, I know it will seem strange at first, but you will love it.

2. Pretty Skull Makeup Look

This is scary and pretty at the same time.

Pretty Skull Makeup Look for Halloween

Instagram / jordzcrazymakeup

It is unbelievable how makeup can transform your face.  You can look like this on Halloween, and you don’t need to buy any fancy dress costumes!  You can achieve this face with your daily makeup bag!  Use eyeliner for your cheeks, eyes and mouth.  The shading on your cheeks, you can use eyeshadow.  To add a little glitter, make a lovely design on your forehead as the photo above and you will be Halloween ready.

3. Masquerade Makeup Mask

Who needs to buy a mask?  Not you when you see this!  You can make your own.

Easy Masquerade Makeup Mask for Halloween

Instagram / missj15

This is a gorgeous design made by makeup and rhinestones.  Apply your usual daily makeup but slightly heavier.  Use dark colours for your eyelids and purple for your lips.  Then you can start to design your masquerade mask with eyeliner. Apply rhinestones using a false-lash adhesive.

4. Spider-Man Inspired Makeup Look

Peter Parker aka Spiderman is the inspiration behind this makeup look.

Spiderman Makeup Mask for Halloween

Instagram / jadedeacon

It is girly, sexy and simple.  Make sure you have big red luscious lips and glitter in the corners of your eyes.  This will make the spider web softer and sexier.

5. Cute Deer Makeup Look

This may be the most simple, yet cutest Halloween makeup look, we have ever seen.

Cute Deer Makeup Look for Halloween

Instagram / adilenexoxo

This is cuteness overload.  The best thing about it is that it’s quick and easy to do yourself.  Concentrate on drawing attention to your eyes and you can achieve this by using false eyelashes or keep applying the mascara.  Many people tend not to use eyelashes and prefer to let the mascara work their magic.  Make the ears and your cheeks stand out with bronzer and don’t be afraid to apply lots!  Remember this isn’t your daily look so it needs to look radically different.

6. Half Face Pop Art Zombie

Opting to have a pop art zombie on one side of your face, will look incredible.

Half Face Pop Art Zombie Makeup Look for Halloween

Instagram / drawingupbeauty

If ever you have wanted to express your style and experiment with makeup, now is the time to do so.  Besides, who will notice you made a mistake!  It’s all about having fun.

7. Mermaid Makeup

This is simply gorgeous.

Pretty Mermaid Halloween Makeup Look

Instagram / missj15

Turn half of your face into a mermaid with some shimmer and glitter.  The more you use the better.  Draw on the mermaid design with either face paint or colourful eyeliner.

8. Gangsta Clown

This looks so good and freaky!

Gangsta Clown Halloween Makeup Idea

Instagram / chrisspy

It will certainly scare your friends.  If you have a check shirt, this will look amazing with this makeup.  You can either wear a wig or clip in colourful strands to finish the look.

9. Skeleton Makeup Look

Skeleton makeup is timeless and simple.

Halloween Skeleton Makeup Idea

Instagram / giuliannaa

You can either use face powder or face paint for this type of Halloween makeup.  The only colour needed is for your eyelids.  The rest of your face will be black and white.

10. Broken Porcelain Doll

The effects of this makeup look awesome.

Broken Porcelain Doll Halloween Makeup Idea

Instagram / hotonbeauty

You don’t need to be great at art to achieve this!  Don’t forget to use subtle makeup colours on your eyes so the attention is on your face.

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  1. Fairygirl623

    August 19, 2016 at 2:57 pm

    where are the tutorials?????

  2. nightshade

    September 4, 2016 at 10:47 am

    Yes. non of the ‘looks’ show any tutorials. What is the makeup, professional or what we can buy over the counter? I’d love to to able to try all of these but need to know which makeup!!!!

  3. Monique

    September 4, 2016 at 2:30 pm

    Thank you for your suggestion. We’ll make sure to include more info in our future Halloween articles.

  4. Tucker

    October 27, 2017 at 1:22 am

    This is dope

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