In 2016 we saw our fair share of wicked-good costumes and captivating makeup looks that ranged from eerie to enchanting. Like everyone else in your Instagram feed, celebrities posted their classic Halloween looks, and we have to admit we were seriously impressed.
Kylie Jenner masterfully found a way to work contouring into her skeletal makeup look. Victoria Secret models ditched their runway beauty routine for makeup decidedly more ghoulish. So for all those in need of some last-minute inspiration or only looking for possible ways to step up your beauty game come this year, we've rounded up our favorite celebrity Halloween costumes with mind-blowing makeup.
Keep scrolling to see the most striking celebrity makeup looks from 2016 to inspire you for next Halloween.
Looking every bit like Michelle Pfeiffer in the '80s, Martha Hunt pulled off an impeccable Elvira Hancock.
With smoky eyes and a cropped wig, Emily Ratajkowski made for a smoldering Cleopatra.
Kylie Jenner was Christina Aguilera's lookalike over Halloween weekend. With platinum blonde hair featuring black extensions, Kylie nailed Christina's signature look from her infamous Dirrty music video.
Model Taylor Hill was almost unrecognizable as a bloody demonic creature. While quite jarring, we can't help but love this spooky transformation.
With black lips and eight-inch platform heels, Kendall Jenner was a full-on goth girl in her getup.
Featuring white eyes, gory wounds, and a retro coif, Josephine Skriver was everything we love about Halloween.
Heavy gothic makeup and a black and white wig made Romee Strijd's Halloween beauty look hardcore and haunting.
Leave it to Kylie Jenner to find a way to do skeleton contouring. We absolutely adore this spooky yet sexy, Halloween look.