The Best Celebrity Halloween Makeup Looks to Copy This Year

Updated 10/29/17

Halloween is just around the corner, so if you're still stuck on what to suit up as this year, why not look back to last year for some seriously killer inspiration? 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 epic 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 the need of some last-minute inspiration or simply 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 last year to inspire you this Halloween.

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@marthahunt

Martha Hunt

Looking every bit like '80s Michelle Pfeiffer, Martha Hunt pulled off an impeccable Elvira Hancock.

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@emrata

Emily Ratajkowski

With smoky eyes and a cropped wig, Emily Ratajkowski made for a smoldering Cleopatra.

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@kyliejenner

Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner was Christina Aguilera's lookalike over Halloween weekend.

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@taylor_hill

Taylor Hill

Model Taylor Hill was almost unrecognizable as a bloody demonic creature.

Kendall Jenner Halloween makeup
@kendalljenner

Kendall Jenner

With black lips and spiky hair, Kendall Jenner was a full-on goth girl in her getup.

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@josephineskriver

Josephine Skriver

With white eyes, gory wounds, and a retro coif, Josephine Skriver was everything we love about Halloween.

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@romeestrijd

Romee Strijd

Heavy gothic makeup and a black and white wig made Romee Strijd's Halloween beauty look hardcore and haunting.

Kylie Jenner Halloween makeup
@kyliejenner

Kylie Jenner

Leave it to Kylie Jenner to find a way to do skeleton contouring.

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This story was originally published on October 30, 2016, and has been updated.

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