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11 Halloween Eye Makeup Looks to Try

As much as we love getting all dressed up, no Halloween look is complete without the makeup. Sometimes all you need is that subtle finishing touch. Try these 11 Halloween eye makeup ideas to really turn heads at your costume party.

Spiderwebbed Eyes

Goldie Starling wearing spiderweb halloween makeup

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Skip the messy spiderweb house decor, and opt for creepy-crawly Halloween eye makeup instead. This design would look amazing with a black dress and killer pumps. Follow the tutorial, and if you're feeling a bit bare, glue a few small plastic spiders along your temple.

Try It! Huda Beauty Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette in Mauve, $27, Sephora

Photo: Goldie Starling

Bat Mask

My Cherry Style with black and gold Halloween bat makeup

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Batman gets a pretty makeover with this bat mask tutorial from My Cherry Style. This Halloween makeup takes a bit more time to get just right, and we recommend you have a mask or image to guide you along. It's totally worth it in the end. Just slip into an all-black outfit, tie on a cape, and bat those lashes.

Try It! Face Painting Sticks, $6, Amazon

Photo: My Cherry Style


Pixiwoo's Cleopatra Halloween makeup

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Liz Taylor's iconic role in the 1963 film Cleopatra produced a star and an iconic beauty look. We fell in love with the queen's seductive eyes the second we saw them—which was years later, obviously—and haven't forgotten them since. Re-create Cleopatra's eye makeup for Halloween with this tutorial from Pixiwoo.

Try It! Sleek MakeUP Eyeshadow Palette E10, $12 $10, Target

Photo: Pixiwoo

She Devil

Julia Graf wearing red devil Halloween makeup

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Create a sexy she-devil makeup look with this easy-to-follow tutorial. Just add a red dress, sparkly horns, and a badass attitude.

Try It! NYX Hot Singles Eye Shadow in Bad Seed, $5, Ulta

Photo: Julia Graf

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay

Vintage or Tacky Mockingjay Halloween makeup

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We can't get over Katniss Everdeen's stunning makeup in The Hunger Games triology. Channel your inner phoenix through this eye makeup. Put on your best tribute outfit, and follow this tutorial for a winning Halloween look.

Try It! Maybelline Eye Studio Master Precise Eyeliner, $7, Target

Photo: Vintage or Tacky

Tinker Bell

The Beauty Bybel wearing green sparkly Tinker Bell Halloween makeup

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We've always wanted to be Tinker Bell, and for one magical night, our dreams can come true. The unofficial queen of Disney's look is super easy to emulate. All you need: some green eye shadow, stick-on rhinestones, and a whole lot of pixie dust. Follow the tutorial here.

Try It! L'Oreal Infallible 24HR Eye Shadow in Golden Emerald, $7, Target

Photo: The Beauty Bybel

Magnificent Maleficent

xSparkage wearing purple and green Maleficent Halloween makeup

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We've seen a ton of Maleficent makeup tutorials for Halloween. The Disney villain is sure to be one of the most popular looks this year. If you're not into full-face look, try this Halloween eye makeup from xSparkage.

Try It! Violet Voss The Rainbow Eyeshadow Palette, $30, Sephora

Photo: xSparkage

Candy Corn Eyes

Orange and purple candy corn Halloween makeup

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Not into costumes but still want to show some spirit for the spooky night? Check out this simple and pretty Halloween eye makeup inspired by our favorite fall treat: candy corn. Tip: This makes a great daytime look for work or school before slipping into your costume at night. See the tutorial over at The Beauty Department.

Try It! Lancome Color Design Sensational Effects Eyeshadow in Kitten Heel, $22, Ulta

Photo: The Beauty Department

Queen of Hearts

Katie Alves wearing elaborate Queen of Hearts Halloween makeup

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Whether you're channeling Alice In Wonderland or looking to add a bit of color to a casual Halloween outfit, this Queen of Hearts Halloween makeup tutorial will add extra oomph to your look.

Try It! NYX Liquid Suede Metallic Matte Lipstick in Biker Babe, $8, Target

Photo: Katie Alves

Peacock Palette

Simplymodish with rainbow peacock Halloween makeup

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Add a subtle pop of color to an otherwise everyday makeup look with this peacock tutorial. Simplymodish created the look with five colors and a lot of blending—extra points if you paint your hair and throw in some feathers.

Try It! NYX Ultimate Eyeshadow Palette in Brights, $23, Target

Photo: Simplymodish

Third-Eye Blind

Psycho Sandra with creepy Halloween lip makeup

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Two eyes not enough for you? Try this freaky lip design from Psycho Sandra. She created this lip look using cream makeup and a set of false lashes. Follow her tutorial, slip into your costume, and you'll have all eyes on you.

Try It! Kiss True Volume Natural Plump Eyelashes, $3, Walmart

Photo: Psycho Sandra

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