The month of October invites all the halloween lovers major costume brainstorming. Needless to say although it is far in advance, there’s a lot of thought and planning that goes into picking costumes and makeup for the haunting evening and all the parties that surround it. The ultimate sign your costume is a hit or miss, largely depends on whether the reaction of other of course.

Clothing only partially makes your transformation; however nothing sells the true transformation like makeup.

In case we’re running out of ideas, or at a loss of who or what to dress up as this coming year, here are 8 different Halloween looks from talented makeup artists who have provided pictures and tutorials to either new looks they created, or personal twists they added to classics.

Voodoo Doll

Voodoo?Which eye do you like better?! NEW TUT JUST WENT LIVE❤️ link in bio❤️ I love you guys so much. For some reason editing this vid took me so ridiculously long. I spend hours every day trying to make awesome content for you and art that I can be proud of. Many of you on my Snapchat mostly or IG live fam prob know I get really sad a lot. Reading your sweet comments on my YouTube videos and recent IG posts has honestly gotten me through the past few days when I feel like nothing I do is worth it. So thank you guys❤️cross my heart, hope to die, stick a needle in my eye❤️ ❤️Inspo:@ssssamanthaa & @tesseffects ❤️ ❤️ @makeupgeekcosmetics in the nude palette ❤️ @tartecosmetics tartlette palette ❤️ @theboldfacemakeup "go big or go home" lashes ❤️ @salonperfect # 615 lashes (bottom) ❤️ @makeupforeverofficial flash palette ❤️ @kazzue.eyes lens ••• #halloweenmakeuptutorial #halloweenmakeup #makeupvideo #makeuptutorial

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Nothing cries out black magic like a little voodoo. Makeup artist Giulianna Maria, created a unique and haunting voodoo makeup look for us. To see how she achieved this look, check out her tutorial here.

Pop Art Wonder Woman

Pop Art makeup took us by a storm a few years ago and has popularized itself since then. There are a many variations to this Wonder Woman look, but Jordan Hanz added a gothic twist. Check out the tutorial here.

The ScareHoe

SCAREHOE tutorial is up now ! Link in bio ?#halloween #scarecrow

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The Canadian Makeup Artist from Vancouver, Sonjdra Deluxe gives us fresh halloween look every year. This year she flourished with this eerie scarecrow look, and she’s provided us with her first Halloween Makeup tutorial for it.

Harley Quin

HALLOWEEN SERIE 17/31 – Harley Quinn FULL TUTORIAL ON YOUTUBE (link in bio) _ ✖️MAKEUP DETAILS✖️ @uniwigs Wig (code ‘marion20’ -20%) @fashionlentilles Contacts @nyxcosmetics_france Total Control foundation @katvondbeauty Lock it foundation & Alchemist palette @makeupforeverofficial Flash color palette @rcmamakeup Loose Powder @sugarpill Dollipop, Poison Plum, Kim Chi, Velocity, Tako & Bulletproof @lasplashcosmetics Evildoer (code « marion » -35%) @blackmooncosmetics Lashes @mehronmakeup Latex & Stage Blood __ #halloweenmakeup #halloweentutorial #halloween #halloweenparty #halloweencostume #halloween2017 #halloweentime #halloweenfun #halloweenmonth #halloween? #halloween2k17 #halloweenideas #halloweenmakeupideas @halloweenmakeupideas #halloween17 #sfxmakeup #motd #makeup #buzzfeedbeauty #makeupfeed #frenchgirl #makeupartist #uniwigs #nyxcosmetics #lasplash #sugarpill #mehron #blackmooncosmetics #fashionlentilles #harleyquinn

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A perfect idea for Halloween would be to channel our inner Harley Quin, which is exactly what makeup artist Marion Cameleon, from Paris has done for us. Luckily, she provided a tutorial for us as well, for those interested in achieving this look, check out the tutorial here.

Neon Lights

HALLOWEEN SERIE 14/31 – Neon Face FULL TUTORIAL ON YOUTUBE (link in bio) _ ✖️MAKEUP DETAILS✖️ @fashionlentilles UV glow pink contacts @makeupforeverofficial Flash colors @rcmamakeup Powder @sugarpill Tako & Bulletproof eyeshadows @blackmooncosmetics Leo lashes @kyliecosmetics Dead of Knight lip kit @nyxcosmetics_france Jumbo pencil Milk @stargazerproducts Neon pink pigments & liner + White liner __ #halloweenmakeup #halloweentutorial #halloween #halloweenparty #halloweencostume #halloween2017 #halloweentime #halloweenfun #halloweenmonth #halloween? #halloween2k17 #halloweenideas #halloweenmakeupideas @halloweenmakeupideas #halloween17 #sfxmakeup #motd #makeup #buzzfeedbeauty #makeupfeed #frenchgirl #makeupartist #fashionlentilles #stargazer #stargazerproducts #neonlightmakeup #neonmakeup #neonlightliner #kyliecosmetics #blackmooncosmetics #neonlighteyeliner

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Marion Cameleon also created a beautiful ghostly Neon Face which is creative and original. To achieve this look, check out her tutorial.



Turn all your victims into stone with this beautiful yet frightening Medusa makeup that Nicol Concilio created. To try out this look, check out the tutorial here.

The Reptile

?NOUVELLE VIDÉO? Le lien du tuto de ce makeup est dans ma bio ? Vous aimez ? Inspired by @ellimacssfx

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Another eerie costume for this Halloween is some frightening Reptile skin that makeup artist Simple Symphony created all the way from Belgium. If you want to add some scutes or scales to your Halloween look this year, check out her tutorial.

The Sugar Skull


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Lastly, Melly Sanchez puts her own original twist on the classic Sugar Skull look for this Halloween. To achieve a similar look, watch her tutorial for the Sugar Skull here.


That brings us to the end of our list. If you are interested in trying any one of these looks, share your recreations with us by tagging our twitter page, @HOLRMagazine.