Do you realize that it’s nearly Halloween? I know – there are so many things to do! One of the things on my to do list is finding the perfect costume, which normally means learning how to do a specific type of makeup. I’m not really one for masks. I would much rather have my makeup done to match my costume, which is why I was searching recently for makeup tutorials. What I found are 30 amazing DIY Halloween makeup tutorials that you are sure to love. Not only are these all easy to do, many of them can be done with makeup that you have in your bathroom!
From a cute little bat mask to a gory zombie, you’re going to find the perfect complement to your Halloween costume. There are even a few that would be great for family themed costumes. And, if you haven’t already, you should be sure to check out these 35 creative family themed Halloween costumes. There is something in here for every family. Even if you don’t need something for the entire family, there is sure to be a Halloween makeup tutorial in here that you will love. From Disney characters to comic book heroes and so much more, these tutorials are all you need to create a unique costume.
Whether you are planning to attend a Halloween party or you just want to look spooky when handing out trick or treat candy, or perhaps you’re planning to host your own haunted house, there is a makeup tutorial in here for you. If you are planning to host a haunted house, be sure to check out these 25 DIY haunted house props to make your Halloween house even spookier. If you’re ready, we will get right into the Halloween makeup tutorials that are bound to make you the hit of any Halloween party.
17. Pop Art Makeup
18. Queen Of Hearts Makeup Tutorial
If your little one loves Alice in Wonderland, this is a great makeup tutorial to check out. This also works really well if your entire family is planning to theme your Halloween costumes together. You could go as different characters and this Queen of Hearts is super easy to make. You’ll need a card for a template and then just a few makeup supplies to finish it off.
19. Last Minute Glam Skeleton
If you’re in a rush or maybe got a last minute invitation to a Halloween party, you can create this glam skeleton in just a few minutes. Seriously, all you need is about 15 minutes and a few basic makeup supplies and you’re all set. Black eyeliner and eye shadow, along with a really light foundation and white eye shadow will help you to create this look.
20. Scary Clown Makeup Tutorial
If you’re a fan of American Horror Story, you’re going to love the look of this freaky clown makeup. It’s scary and so easy to do. You just need lipstick along with white face paint or white makeup and a few other makeup supplies to create it. The wide mouth and fang like teeth are much easier to make than you would think and the entire look is really spooky.
21. Easy Giraffe Makeup
For a really fun costume, why not create a giraffe? This makeup tutorial makes it really easy to turn your face into an adorable giraffe. This is a great project for little ones, too. You just create the giraffe’s spots down the side of your face and then maybe create the head by putting your hair in tiny buns on top. This is really a great and creative look.
22. Easy DIY Owl Makeup
This owl is really creative and so adorable when it’s finished. To make this look, you’ll need brown and black eye shadow, brown and white cream makeup, black eyeliner, feathery lashes and a few feathers to make it look really authentic. The makeup part of this is really easy and won’t take you long to put together. Then just add some brown and white clothing and voila! You’re an owl.
23. Scary Vampire Makeup
Vampires are always going to be synonymous with Halloween. White foundation or face paint is your basis for creating this scary look for yourself this holiday. This is also great for little ones who want to go as Dracula for Halloween. Red lipstick and red, black or purple eye shadow really makes this look authentic. Then all you need are the fangs and cape.
24. Bruised And Stapled Nose Tutorial
This makeup really makes it look like you’ve cut your nose open and had it stapled back together. It’s a really great and spooky Halloween costume idea, particularly if you’re going as any sort of horror story victim. The makeup is actually pretty easy to do and if you add blue and black eye shadow under your eyes, it really looks like you have been in some sort of accident.
25. Unzipped Face Tutorial
I love this unzipped face makeup look. It’s creepy and really creative. This is really gruesome and spooky and so easy for you to recreate at home. You’ll need a few things before you begin and the tutorial makes it look really simple to do. You can move the zipper over your eye or over your mouth, however you feel is scarier.
26. Ventriloquist Dummy Makeup
Being a ventriloquist dummy is a great idea, particularly if you have someone to go as the ventriloquist. This is also a pretty creepy costume idea and it’s pretty simple to do with basic makeup supplies. The thin lips and lines really make you look like a wooden doll and this one doesn’t take long at all to complete.
27. Freaky Werewolf Makeup
If you don’t know quite what to go as for Halloween, why not just keep it classic and be a werewolf? This makeup tutorial makes it really easy to pull off the look and you can be as sultry as you want with this one. You’ll want to pick up the contacts at a costume store if you want to really go all out but the makeup part is pretty simple.
28. Easy Scratch Wound Tutorial
This creepy wound looks so real! I would seriously freak out if I saw someone with this on their face. And, it’s a really easy look to get. If you plan to go as a horror movie victim or something similar, this is a great way to do it. Or, you can just do this to scare your neighborhood kids when they come trick or treating, or freak out your coworkers on Halloween – if you have to work, that is.
29. Princess Jasmine Zombie Makeup
If you really want to get creative, combine two different costume themes…like this Princess Jasmine turned zombie look. You start by doing the makeup for Princess Jasmine from Disney’s Aladdin and then finish it off by making her a zombie. How creative is that? I love this look and it’s a pretty easy one to pull off. Combine it with a Princess Jasmine costume that you maybe put a few tears in and you’re all set.
30. Zombie Makeup Tutorial
If you’re a fan of The Walking Dead or just zombies in general, this is a great Halloween makeup tutorial for you. You can turn yourself into one of the walkers and scare the living daylights out of everyone at your Halloween party. This is a really easy thing to do and your costume just consists of torn and/or dirty clothing. You’ll use loads of greys and blacks for this one and it doesn’t take long at all to get the look.