6 Last Minute Halloween Makeup Tutorials


The month of October means the first true signs of autumn's chill has entered the air, as well as Boo! wreaths, ghouls lining the front lawn, and pumpkins carved like Jack-o-Laterns. All of which are indications of the forthcoming Halloween holiday.

On the one hand, some of us take Halloween very seriously and think of costumes all year, while on the other hand, some of us arrive a little late to the party. Both literally and figuratively. For those of us who have succumbed to the need to find last minute Halloween costume ideas, we've compiled a list of 6 beauty tutorials to help you punctuate your last minute Halloween look.

Black Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman slayed us all last year when she made her onscreen debut as DC's leading lady and Bri Hall absolutely went off with her makeup tutorial and cosplay of the superhero, giving us life in the process. Not all heroes wear capes.

What You'll Need:

  • Hourglass Foundation in Amber
  • Tarte Concealer in Tan Sand
  • Maybelline Master Blur Primer
  • Tarte Foundation Stick
  • NYX Contour Palette
  • Black Radiance Contour Kit
  • Fenty Beauty Trophy Wife
  • Maybelline Master Highlighter
  • Black Opal Black Cherry Lip Liner
  • Kat Von D Vampira Liquid Lipstick
  • ABH in American Doll

Classic Clown

What I love about this costume is how truly simple it seems to put together. It's easy but effective and the choice in colors and shapes give me a Pennywise meets Charlie Chaplin vibe. With some space buns or afro puffs, the costume is a LOOK!

Lil Red Riding Hood

What's more on theme than making a children's story a little darker? Bri's version of Lil Red features prominent scarring from the Big Bad Wolf. Even if you decide to forgo the costume effects, it's an easy last-minute costume to put together.

What You'll Need:

  • Benefit Brow Pen
  • Too Faced Born This Way Concealer in Sand
  • Cover Fx Blurring Primer
  • Becca 24 Foundation in Bamboo
  • Coty Airspun Powder
  • Black Radiance True Complexion Contour Kit in Medium
  • Maybelline Master Chrome Highlight
  • Juvias Place Palette in Saharan
  • Sleek Makeup Burgundy Liner
  • Covergirl Katy Perry Lipgloss in Ninth Life

Bitty Bambi Bae

If you ever wondered what it'd be like to embody Deer Bae or a IRL Bambi, this costume makeup tutorial is the move for you. Truly an effortless choice, it takes all of 10 minutes to complete. So if you're strapped for time and resources, Bambi Bae's got your back. Just click on the tutorial above.

What You'll Need:

  • Nivea Men Post Shave Balm
  • Maybelline Fit Me Foundation in Classic Tan
  • Maybelline Istant Age Rewind in Fair
  • Ben Nye Banana Powder
  • BH Cosmetics Contour Palette
  • BH Cosmetics Contour Palette
  • Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer
  • Wet & Wild Megaliner in Black
  • NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk
  • MAC Fluidline in blacktrac
  • SPIRIT Color Makeup Kit
  • L'Oreal Telescopic Mascara
  • KoKo Lashes Queen Bee
  • ColourPop Ultra Satin Lip Frick n Frack

Vampire Vixen

Talk about an easy look, this vampire makeup tutorial is simple yet effective. Get your fangs and "liquid blood" on deck and you'll be getting your Twilight on in no time.

What You'll Need:

  • Smashbox Photofinishing Primer
  • NYX Correct and Conceal Palette
  • Black Opal Hazelnut Stick Foundation
  • MAC Red Brick Eyeshadow
  • MAC Fluidline
  • Kat Von D Shade & Light Eye Palette
  • MAC Feline Eyeliner
  • Maybelline Fit Me Concealer Cafe
  • Ben Nye Topaz Powder
  • MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Dark
  • Anastasia Contour Kit
  • MAC Rasin Blush
  • Covergirl Bronzer Ebony
  • Mineralize Skinfinish Gold Deposit
  • LA Splash Vampire Lipstick
  • 88 Original Palette
  • MAC Fix Plus Spray
  • Salon Perfect 614 Lashes Doubled

Pop Art

Pop Art makeup are some of my favorite looks of the Halloween season. I love the nod to comics, and this tutorial absolutely updated the premise by spray painting cans pink and adding blue hair. I'm getting "Why Don't You Love Me?" vibes and I love it. Sis DID that.

What You'll Need:

  • Blue Hair (Or Any Color)
  • Spray Paint (For The Cans)
  • NYX Pore Filler Primer
  • Black Radiance Color Perfect Foundation in Cocoa Bean
  • Loreal Liquid Glow Illuminator in Golden
  • LA Colors Foundation in Ebony
  • Nyx Cosmetics Matte Black Eyeliner
  • L.A Girl Pro Conceal High Definition Concealer in Fawn
  • Black Radiance Soft Focus Finishing Powder in Milk Chocolate
  • Ben Nye Banana Powder
  • COVERGIRL Queen Natural Hue Bronzer - Ebony Bronze 120
  • City Color Brow Duo Kit (Medium to Dark)
  • Coastal Scents 252 Ultimate Eye Shadow Palette
  • Creme Color Wheel-5 colors, 1 oz. w/ Instructions Skull
  • NYX Dewy Finish Setting Spray
  • Jesse's Girl Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner, Black
  • Nyx Cosmetics Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick - Pink Lust
  • Wet n Wild MegaLiner Liquid Eyeliner, Voltage Blue
  • City Color Highlight Trio 2nd Collection

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