5 super easy (and cheap) Halloween makeup looks


So, Halloween is around the corner and you’ve found the perfect costume. Now, all you need is a little something to spice things up a bit! Makeup to take your look to another level.

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1. Witch

Makeup of the day!! Wicked witch????

A photo posted by Mary Keane (@marykeanemakeup) on

How to get the look:

1. Start by moisturising your skin, then apply foundation.

2. Apply face paint all over your face and neck using a sponge and make sure it's well blended.

3. Then proceed to contour your face using a darker green face paint - and there you go, all pretty and witchy!

2. Skeleton

How to get the look:

1. Create a smoky eye.

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2. Then do some skeleton-like contouring using a dark shadow.

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3. Proceed to use a pencil eyeliner and sketch your preferred skeleton mouth with a little dark lip-colour underneath. Urban Decay lipsticks are perfect for this!

3. Ghost

Day 2: Ghost ?? #makeupchallenge #halloweencountdown #halloweenmakeup #ghost #ghostmakeup #creepycute #horror

A photo posted by Stephanie Guida (@stephguida_mua) on

How to get the look:

1. If your skin is sensitive, start off by applying your normal foundation as a primer. 

2. Then apply a face paint in white to your entire face using a sponge.

3. Finish by applying mascara and add a grey eyeshadow colour of your choice to spice things up.

Read more: 12 awesome celebrity Halloween costumes

4. Comic girl

How to get the look:

1. Start by using a primer.

2. Mix your light foundation with a white face paint, but avoid putting too much white paint as we are not going for a ghost-like look this time.

3. To get more dramatic, use a black face paint or pencil/liquid eyeliner and start drawing the features you want on your face. Fill that in with a colourful eyeliner or shadow.

5. Creepy clown

This look will definitely get you all the "badass" points:

1. Start off by applying your normal foundation.

2. Apply a face paint in white all over your face and neckline using a makeup sponge.

3. Make a cat eye using black pencil/liquid eyeliner and apply a red eyeshadow to the creases of your eyes.

Read more: 5 tips for those useless at applying liquid eyeliner

4. Add a brown/gold eyeshadow to the center of your eyelids for a pop of colour.

5. Then draw dramatic tear drops using your black pencil eyeliner.

6. Apply any mascara of your choice to your upper and lower lashes.

7. Apply false lashes and fill in your brows with a black eyeliner.

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