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The best Halloween makeup tutorials from YouTube

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Amazing DIY makeup for Halloween

Transform your look this Halloween with step-by-step tutorials on YouTube. These free tutorials help you create Halloween makeup that's scary, cute or super sexy.

Get serious about your Halloween costume this year. Finish your entire look with professional-style makeup. These eight YouTube tutorials show you how to create Halloween makeup looks to die for.


Black-and-white living doll

It may take some practice to get this look just right, but if you do, you've got the perfect makeup to pair with a lacy baby-doll dress. Black and white tones give iwanted2c1video's unique baby-doll makeup a vintage effect, while the uber-pouty mouth mixes cute and scary.


Beautiful butterfly queen

Would you rather look beautiful than scary this Halloween? Try this eye-catching butterfly queen look by KlairedelysArt. Drawing inspiration from butterfly wings, this tutorial creates a stunning eyelid pattern. Pair butterfly queen makeup with a slinky dress and butterflies in your hair.


Sexy leopard

Charisma Star gives a beginner-friendly tutorial to create a sexy, grown-up version of typical leopard face paint. If you're heading to an adult party for Halloween, pair this feline look with your favorite leopard print accessories.


Creepy but cute skeleton

Can't commit to a scary look? Let Albinwonderland show you how to create skeleton makeup that's a little bit scary and a whole lot of cute. Dramatic eyes and a bright pink pout make this the prettiest skeleton ever. Match her look with a pink wig.


Dramatic masquerade mask

Instead of buying a mask, create your own with BeautifulYouTV's glamorous masquerade mask tutorial. This pretty, dramatic look will take some practice, but once you've got it down you'll have every little girl in the neighborhood wanting to borrow your skills.


Traditional Day of the Dead makeup

While this look takes some time and a very steady hand, it's totally worth it for the dramatic results. Day of the Dead makeup by Michelle Phan is versatile for Halloween parties. Wear it with a black vintage gown or a sexy, revealing costume. Make this look your own by researching Day of the Dead art.


Stunning pop art

Get a truly unique Halloween look with Emma Pickles's pop art makeup tutorial. Pair the makeup with a vintage red dress for a look that just stepped off the pages of a classic comic book. Your friends won't believe this amazing optical illusion.


Roaring lion

Can a lion be sexy? According to this makeup tutorial, yes. From Head to Toe shows you how to create a lion makeup look that's beastly and sweet. Wear this makeup look with a sexy big-cat costume or your own DIY costume.

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