The Most Mesmerizing Halloween Makeup Ideas From Instagram

Updated 05/09/19
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Halloween is just around the corner, and if you're still undecided about what you'll be this year, there are plenty of outlets for inspiration. One channel in particular is rife with ideas if your idea of a Halloween costume relies more on the makeup than it does on the garb. When it comes to killer beauty looks that are guaranteed to make an impression Halloween night, look no further than Instagram. You already count on the photo-sharing tool for a curated lineup of looks you'll want to copy from your favorite makeup artists, and when it comes to Halloween ideas in particular, the app is brimming with possibility. Instagram is a treasure trove of mesmerizing looks made for Halloween night, so to spark the holiday spirit and get a head start on determining which look we'll want to emulate, we've rounded up our favorites here. 

Continue reading to see Instagram's most mesmerizing Halloween makeup ideas, and get ready for a heavy dose of inspo.

@ellie35x

This Scottish artist is a source of endless Halloween inspiration. This darling deer look puts Snapchat's version to shame. To achieve the look, Ellie used the now sold-out Tarte Light of the Party and Make Up For Ever's line to contour. Try Make Up For Ever's Sculpting Kit ($48) instead.

@ellie35x

For her popular blossom look, Ellie used Mehron Paradise Paint Palette ($24) and IyncaCare Cosmetics eye shadow.

@jordanhanz

This makeup artist makes all our dreams come true, posting day after day of Halloween inspiration with the hashtag #hanzoween. Here she nails the Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad with graphic novel flair.

@jordanhanz

Here Jordan brings The Nightmare Before Christmas back to life using Jeffree Star Cosmetics Redrum Velour Liquid Lipstick ($18) for Sally's pout and NYX Felt Tip Liner ($10) to line her eyes.

@erica.fx

Erika created this icy air elemental vampire look using Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Requiem ($20) and Urban Decay's Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Palette ($60) for shading.

@lola_von_esche

Self-taught makeup artist Lola Von Esche used Urban Beauty United Brushes ($17) to create this eye-popping pop art look.

@lola_von_esche

For a more gory take on pop art, Lola used Mehron Makeup's paints and highlighters.

@madeyewlook

For a perfectly sketched Alice, Lex Madeyewlook used Make Up For Ever's Aqua XL Eye Pencil Waterproof Eyeliner ($21) in white and black.

@madeyewlook

To re-create this gorgeous beauty look of an old fashioned tattoo, follow Lex's tutorial on her YouTube channel.

Decided on a look you'll try yourself come Halloween? Spill which was your favorite in the comments.

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