9 Hauntingly Beautiful Makeup Ideas, Courtesy of Tumblr

Some people take Halloween costumes very literally (hello, Iggy Azalea nailing it as Cruella de Vil). Others take the holiday as an opportunity to do whatever outrageous hair/makeup/clothing combination they can come up with. "Why yes, I do have glitter dripping from my eyes. What am I? Stunning, and that's all there is to it." For those of you who fall into the latter category, scroll through for 10 inspiring ideas to take your Halloween beauty game to the next level!

Bold Lips

Twisted Ballerina

Black Swan vibes with pops of bright pink and purple? Yes, please! Wear this look with your standard LBD and you're good to go.


Sparkling Alien

There's no better time to test-drive colored locks than Halloween. Add a generous dose of glitter and we're sold. To give this otherworldly look a try, pick up Garnier's Color Styler Intense Wash-Out ($7).

Makeup Your Mood

Bright Eyes

Pale girls, this look is for you. All you need is some hot-pink pigment, like Make Up For Ever's Pure Pigments ($20) in No. 12, and a little matte face makeup, and you're set.В

Bows and Flows

Sequined Stargazer

If you've got the patience to apply an array of sequins over your eyelids, you can look this gorgeous.

Coiffure et Beaute

Pastel Princess

Finally-an excuse to wear every color in your eye shadow palettes that you never known how to wear.

Alexander Khokhlov

Modern Art

Or take it one step further and turn yourself into a literal work of art.


Ice Queen

This look is not for the faint of heart. But if you're game, you'll have the most hauntingly beautiful look at the party.

Castle in My Mind

Glitter Goddess

Two words: glitter eyes. What more do you need?


Graffiti Girl

Did we mention we're into colorful faces? To try this look, stock up on the range of Make Up For Ever's Aquarelles ($21), and have a few different makeup brushes ready for application.

Which one is your favorite?В Tell us below!