DIY Creepy Halloween Makeup Looks
This year I'm especially focused on Halloween makeup looks as opposed to getting a store bought costume. As a self proclaimed DIY addict there's nothing better that putting time and effort into your project and having it turn out amazingly. All you'll need for most of these looks is some face paint, a brush, and these tutorials. If you're looking for a few makeup ideas to scare everyone around you then continue reading this post.
KILLER CLOWN MAKEUP
This is one of my absolute favorite looks. It's crazy and oh so scary. All that's required is some time and makeup. Below is a video demonstration of how to achieved the killer clown look done by Melissa Bernard.
I'm a huge fan of Face Off on Syfy. It's a great show where gifted makeup artist create amazing sci- fi characters. One of the artist's named Laney creates amazing pop art inspired characters and this makeup look is perfect for anyone wanting to create a bright, beautiful pop art look.
Check out the video below to recreate this look done by Emma Pickles.
QUEEN OF HEARTS
Keeping with the Alice In Wonderland theme here is an amazing Cheshire Cat look that's sure to turn heads. Check out therealkatsketch channel for great tutorials.
TIM BURTON'S CHESHIRE CAT
There's nothing creepier than a freaky looking doll. Below is a video by Melissa showing how to bring out your inner scary doll.
SCARY DOLL MAKEUP
You can't have Halloween without a pumpkin. Here's a great and simple pumpkin head makeup look that will put everyone in the Halloween spirit. This video is also made by Melissa on her Youtube channel.
PUMPKIN HEAD MAKEUP
SEXY SKELETON MAKEUP
Skeletons go hand in hand with Halloween. Here's a simple makeup look that you can rock with some leather or anything black. Check out this video by one of my favorite You-tubers Promise Phan or simply study the picture below and create your version of a sexy skeleton look.
If you're going for gore or shock-factor, this unzipped face look should do the trick. It may take some time, but believe it or not, it doesn't require a lot of complicated materials.Check out the tutorial by YouTube user BeautyByBrig to see how it's done.
Split Jaw ZombieIf you've been keeping up with The Walking Dead, you'll appreciate MakeupbyMel's disgusting split jaw look inspired by the series.
Check out her tutorial for the details.
PinheadPrefer older horror? If you're a fan of Clive Barker's Hellraiser series, you'll love this totally creepy Pinhead look.
Exposed MusclesThis is one of the simpler ones, since you can do it all with just some eyeliner and face paint. You could also add some brighter reds or some fake blood to make it even gorier. Check out sasakiasahi's video to see the process.
To complete your costume, make sure to add some stitches to your arms and legs as well. Bonus points for detachable limbs!
Edward ScissorhandsThis Edward Scissorhands look by Emma Pickles is so close to perfect, at first glance you'd almost swear you're looking at Johnny Depp himself. Think you have what it takes to look like Depp?
Chelsea GrinFew things are scarier than the idea of being a torture victim. So, freak out your friends with this Chelsea grin tutorial by LetzMakeup.
If you want an updated Joker this Halloween, the above Chelsea grin would improve upon his signature Glasgow smile tenfold. Just be sure to think up a good kidnapping story!