75 Creative Halloween Makeup Ideas To Try This Year

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Are you looking for inspiring Halloween makeup looks that you can replicate this year to go with your costume? If so, this post is perfect for you!

Whether you’re looking for cute or scary looks, these amazing makeup ideas are going to blow you away with how creative they are! From creepy clown makeup to playful cartoon looks and everything in between, there’s something to go with everyone’s Halloween costume.

Many of these looks are easy enough to recreate even if you feel like you don’t have the makeup skills of NikkieTutorials. However, there are also some looks that will be a little bit more challenging to reproduce. So, we have gone ahead and made sure to include a lot of step-by-step tutorials in this article, too.

Whatever your skill level, the important bit is to have fun with your makeup and get inspired from these looks – perfection isn’t necessary!

Now, let’s jump right into the looks!

75 Incredible Halloween Makeup Looks:

1. Cruella De Vil

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2. Maddy Perez


3. Maleficent

Maleficient Halloween makeup

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4. Glam Chucky Doll

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5. Medusa

Medusa makeup ideas

Image via @Mochlath / Tutorial on YouTube


6. Red Sugar Skull

Red Sugar Skull Halloween makeup

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7. Mermaid With Gills

Easy mermaid makeup for Halloween

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8. Glam Pennywise

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9. Glow In The Dark

Glow in the dark Halloween makeup ideas

Image via @Muamafia2


10. Button Eyed

Button eye Halloween makeup

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11. The Joker

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12. Capricorn

Easy Capricorn Halloween makeup look

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13. In The Clouds

Pretty fantasy Halloween makeup look

Image via @ByBrookelle


14. Princess Jasmine

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15. Botched Filler

Botched lip filler plastic surgery Halloween makeup

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16. Electric Goddess

Fantasy makeup looks and Goddess makeup ideas for Halloween

Image via @ByBrookelle


17. Cleopatra

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18. Hit By Lightning 

Pretty Halloween makeup looks

Image via @TijerarayeMUA


19. The Third Eye

Third eye makeup for Halloween

Image via @typical_white_girl_sfx


20. Cheshire Cat

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21. Forest Nymph

Glam gold Forest Nymph fantasy Halloween makeup

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22. Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice makeup looks

Image via @SarahMcGonagall


23. Dead Bride

Dead bride makeup: Pretty skeleton makeup, pretty Halloween makeup ideas

Image via @Ellie35x 


24. Red Hot Devil

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25. Gruesome Vampire

Gruesome Vampire Halloween makeup

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26. Nightmare Before Christmas

Nightmare before Christmas makeup looks, cute Halloween makeup ideas

Image via @Elektra_Amber


27. Scar From Lion King

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28. Pretty Scarecrow

Pretty scarcrow makeup ideas, cute Halloween makeup looks

 Image via @BangTsikiTsiki


29. Easy Third Eye Look

Easy third eye Halloween makeup

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30. Spider Illusion Makeup

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31. Shiny Alien

Alien makeup look

Image via @AbbyRoberts


32. Dead Bride

Cute Halloween makeup looks, pretty Halloween makeup looks

Image via @ByBrookelle


33. Moon Child

Easy and glam Halloween makeup with head piece

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34. Pulled-Up Skin

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35. Fortuneteller

Fortune teller makeup, cute Halloween makeup looks

Image via @ByBrookelle


36. Decomposing Zombie

Decomposing zombie makeup for Halloween

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37. Cute Vampire

Cute vampire makeup girl, cute Halloween makeup looks

Image via @SarinaNexie


38. Zendaya-Inspired Zombie Princess

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39. Khaleesi

Khaleesi Halloween makeup idea

Image via @CarliBybel


40. Half Skull

Half skull Halloween makeup

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41. Simple Contoured Cheekbones Look

Easy Halloween makeup look with high cheekbones

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42. Broken Doll

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43. Half Dead

Half face Halloween makeup - melting skull makeup

Image via @GiaMarieWaits


44. Corpse Bride

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45. Scarred

Easy scarred mouth makeup look for Halloween

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46. Pop Art Wonderwoman

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47. Evil Queen

Pretty Halloween makeup ideas, Snow White Disney makeup looks

Image via @ByBrookelle


48. Violet Beauregarde

Cool Halloween makeup looks - Violet Beauregarde makeup from Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

Image via @EllieAddis 


49. Easy Skull Makeup (Tattoo)

Easy skull Halloween makeup

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50. Black Swan

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51. Orange Skeleton

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52. Seeing Double

Trippy makeup looks, cool Halloween makeup looks

Image via @Lunafortun


53. Varicose Veins

Easy Halloween makeup with veins

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54. Werewolf

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55. Mime

Half face Halloween makeup: Pretty Mime makeup ideas

Image via @GiaMarieWaits


56. All Eyes On Me

Creative multiple eyes makeup look for Halloween

Get the sugar skull crown on Etsy | Golden finger piece on Etsy | Get the tutorial for a similar look on YouTube


57. Butterfly Queen

Butterfly skeleton Halloween makeup idea

Get the jewelry for this look on Etsy | Tutorial for a similar look on YouTube


58. Avatar

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59. Harley Quinn

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60. Reptile

Creative reptile Halloween makeup

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61. Bratz Doll

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62. Old Lady

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63. Aries

Fantasy makeup looks: pretty Halloween makeup ideas

Image via @Ellie35x | Get a similar headpiece on Etsy


64. Carved Pumpkin

Scary half face Halloween makeup - skull pumpkin, cool Halloween makeup looks

Image via @NicoleFrancisss__


65. Mermaid

Pretty mermaid Halloween makeup with halo crown

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66. Marilyn Monroe

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67. Colorful Clown

Cute Halloween makeup looks - colorful & cute clown makeup

Image via @Typical_White_Girl_Sfx 


68. Crawling Spider

Crawling spider Halloween prosthetic

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69. Mad Hatter

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70. Zombie

Pretty blue face Halloween makeup

Image via @Ellie35x


71. Wounded

Scary Halloween makeup with wounded skin

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72. Pure One

Simple and pretty Halloween makeup idea with tears

Image via @ByBrookelle


73. Poison Ivy

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74. Button-Eyed Doll

Scary Hallowen makeup ideas, scary Halloween makeup looks

Image via @rebeccaseals


75. Glamorous Skull Statue

Pretty skeleton makeup for Halloween

Image via @Ellie35x


Which of these was your favorite? We hope you found at least one good idea to try this Halloween, and that the makeup tutorials are useful for you to achieve that!

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