All the beauty rules are thrown out the window when it comes to Halloween. The holiday is a great excuse to get creative with makeup, and going bold is absolutely encouraged. Sometimes, everything you need to create a unique look is sitting in your makeup bag, just waiting to come out and play. From glitter to bright colors, heavy shading and contouring to experimenting with shapes, we’ve picked out our favorite costume makeup looks that are still boo-tiful.
Written by Erin of The Sparkle
Dig out your cream shadows to execute this dark and dramatic ballerina makeup. (image)
Check out this DIY Black Swan video.
Lots of lashes, a bold red mouth and some white costume makeup is all it takes to create this ghoulish look. (image)
Believe it or not, this comic book girl look can be achieved at home, it just requires some skill and lot’s of patience. (image)
Check out this makeup tutorial video.
Get creative using sequins paired with eyeshadows and a dark lipstick. This would be pretty for a mermaid costume. (image)
Grab some white eyeshadow and paint thick lashes right onto your skin using liquid liner to transform into ’60s icon Twiggy. (image)