Mexico's annual festival "Dia de los muertos" or "Day of the Dead" is a multi-day holiday to celebrate those that have come before. But while rooted in tradition, sugar skull-inspired makeup is hitting an all-time popularity high, making it the perfect look for Halloween.
We're always trying to find our next best Halloween costume. If you're feeling feline, we've got a litter of cat-tastic tutorials right here, including a full leopard face and Grumpy Cat. Take your Halloween cat makeup to the next level with these purr-fect ideas.
The ancient Celts believed Halloween was a night where the living encountered the dead as ghosts, demons, and fairies traveling into the otherworld. Today, Halloween is more about tricks and treats than spiritual rite. Keep the chilling tradition alive, and channel some of the eve's creepier creatures with our 13 scary Halloween makeup ideas.
If summoning ghosts and spirits happens to be your thing, you have got to try these crazy ghoul Ouija makeup board looks. You might get possessed, but hey, contacting the other side never looked so good.
As much as we love to get all dressed up in an awesome costume, no Halloween look is complete without the makeup. Sometimes all you need is a subtle finishing touch. Try these 11 Halloween eye makeup ideas that are sure to make you stand out.
Feeling inspired by the new American Horror Story: Freak Show? Then ditch the classic kitty-cat look for something a little more creepy. We've got 10 clown makeup looks that will rock your striped socks off.
Halloween is one of the rare times we get to don crazy makeup, play dress-up, and shamelessly binge on candy, and no one can say boo. Whether you prefer the creepy classics or a play on pop culture, we've gathered 15 must-try makeup looks. Mix yourself a cocktail, slip into your costume, and get ready to do the Monster Mash with these killer Halloween makeup ideas.
This Halloween go all out and recreate one of your favorite Tim Burton characters. Whether you're into Edward Scissorhands or Coraline, we've got you covered.
Forget the statement necklaces and salt rock lamps -- it's time to take gemstones to the next level. Check out this incredible crystal-inspired lip art and let your face do the talking.
If you’re ready to go all out this Halloween, try an illusion like this cartoon kitty look!
Once upon a time, a bunch of awesome YouTubers figured out how to look exactly like your favorite Disney princesses.
In preparation for Halloween, we headed to Kryolan Professional Make-Up to learn how to transform ourselves into three popular Halloween characters: vampire, cat, and zombie. If you thought elaborate makeup required dozens of pricey products and aesthetician schooling, think again. Special effects specialist Jordan Plath showed us how to create this "sexy but dead" vampire look in just a few steps by demonstrating on Editorial Assistant Katie Koschalk. The best part? Most of the products are ones you probably already have at home, and the rest are things you can grab at the drugstore. Here's your step-by-step guide for giving any "Twilight" or "True Blood" character a run for its money.
Show off your quirky, fun personality by recreating one of these Wes Anderson characters. Any one (or combination) of these is guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser.
That spooktacular time of the year is back! Whether you're trick-or-treating or going to a Halloween soiree, make sure your costume is complete with face makeup. We asked makeup bloggers Ivy Boyd and Teni Panosian to create easy-to-do Halloween makeup looks that don't require a mastery of special effects makeup. Whether you want a full face of makeup of just a hint of Halloween, you'll love the six looks they came up with!
Beauty brands are clearly as excited for Halloween as we are. From spiderweb lashes to witchy lipstick shades, here are a few of the best beauty products to get you into the spooky spirit.
From good witches to bad, it doesn't take sorcery to turn yourself into a magic-wielding force to be reckoned with. You'll never be a basic witch with these makeup ideas.
We're temporarily putting aside our rainbow highlighters in lieu of this season's new Halloween-inspired shades!
What does the woman of the future look like? We programmed ours to look like a super robot. You can get the look, too. It's easy. Simply unleash your creativity with affordable drugstore makeup and our video tutorial. Here's how!
Just because you're lacking on time doesn't mean your Halloween costume needs to show that. We found the easiest -- and most stylish -- costumes that you can put together in no time. Happy haunting!
As the Halloween season rolls around, we begin our quest for a costume that will both turn heads and get us the most candy. Should we dress up as the Spice Girls with our best friends, throw on an edgy witch hat, or dress up as a hippie with bell-bottoms? For those of you who dream of tie-dye, Woodstock, and throwing up peace signs, here is how you can apply hippie makeup so you look as if you stepped right out of 1969.
In preparation for Halloween, we headed to Kryolan Professional Make-Up to learn how to transform ourselves into three popular Halloween characters: vampire, cat, and zombie. If you thought elaborate makeup required dozens of pricey products and aesthetician schooling, think again. Special effects specialist Jordan Plath showed us how to create this zombie look by demonstrating on Staff Writer Allison Ford. Click on to learn how to get this look yourself!
What better way to honor your favorite app than with recreations of those snappy, cute and sometimes downright scary Snapchat filters? You'll score points for originality, and you won't have to break the bank.
This Halloween makeup is both high-society glam and scary at the same time. Nip/tuck, anyone? The good news is that this plastic-surgery prep is easy to create with makeup you already own, and it won't set you back thousands of dollars.