3 Spooky and Trendy Halloween Makeup Ideas That You Can Try This Year



Halloween is coming your way, which means it's time to dust off your cape and get your ‘resting witch face’ on. And what better way to kickstart the spook-fest than an iconic Halloween makeup look that will impress and scare the wits out of your friends and family. So, whether you are celebrating the occasion at an over-the-top club or having an intimate get-together, you will find all the inspiration you need in this guide on easy Halloween makeup ideas to celebrate this horror season in style.  

3 Easy Halloween Makeup Ideas 

1. Clown makeup 

To achieve this easy Halloween makeup look, start your face makeup with a matte primer to create a smooth, even base and give your complexion a non-greasy finish. Follow this step by using a full-coverage foundation that can last all night. Next, apply some get a flawless Halloween makeup look by applying some brightening concealer for a radiant yet natural finish. Find your perfect concealer shade match with the Maybelline Foundation Finder tool and go for a shade or two lighter to get the perfect clown makeup. Give yourself the Joker Halloween makeup up by adding red circles to the apples of your cheeks and your nose with red lipstick. For the eyes, shape your brows well, add a vivid green eyeshadow shade on your entire eyelid, and complete this step by using kajal to enhance your eyes. Use bright red lipstick to overdraw your lips and create a creepy and sinister clown makeup look of your dreams. 

2. Witch makeup  

For creating the Halloween witch makeup, start by keeping your base makeup as usual and play around with your foundation. Apply foundation over your eyebrows to conceal them and then draw very skinny eyebrows with a creamy eyebrow pencil. Take your Halloween makeup look a notch higher by using a long-lasting kajal to make a mole on your cheek, which is a common practice for the witch makeup. Use a black eyeshadow for bold eye makeup, and for dramatic and thick lashes, apply a waterproof mascara that will last all night. Complete your Halloween makeup look with a wine lipstick, and you are all set to work your magic. 

3. Vampire makeup  

To create the famous vampire makeup look, start by applying your base makeup as usual. Add some dramatic definition to your Halloween makeup look by contouring your cheekbones and jawline and blending it well so that your face makeup doesn’t look muddy. Add sharpness to your look by using the multi-use concealer on the hollows of your cheeks and nose for a chiselled look. Do your eye makeup by using black eyeshadow and blend it with red eyeshadow or creamy lipstick to create a smokey eye look. Intensify your lower lash line with a bold eyeliner and smoke it out with some black eyeshadow. Next, use a flat-angled brush to create streaks of red tears running down from your eyes with red lipstick. This brush will help you create precise streaks. Follow this step by using the same lipstick, or a shade darker to colour your lips and don’t forget to create streaks of blood running down from your mouth for a crazy, scary Halloween makeup look. You can also create fake cuts or bruises on your neck with the same lipstick. If you wish to go for a deeper and more dramatic vampire makeup look, draw long teeth on the corner of your mouth with a pencil eyeliner


Pro tip: For a long-lasting makeup, use a setting spray to lock in any of these Halloween makeup ideas that you try.  


Finalising your Halloween makeup look is now easy by using the Maybelline Virtual Try-On tool that helps you experiment with various face, eye, and lip makeup products and shades from the comfort of your home. This will make the process a lot easier without you having to spend a penny. Once confident, try one or all of the above-mentioned easy Halloween makeup ideas and have all eyes on you with Maybelline! Want some more Halloween makeup ideas, particularly for men? Here is how you can create a last-minute angel or devil makeup look and male Halloween makeup looks for your next Halloween party! 


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