7 Easy Rihanna Halloween Makeup Tutorials

by Jessica Thomas

Rihanna's the queen of cool-girl style, and she absolutely slays on the red carpet. Her looks are completely memorable, so she's a natural choice when you're choosing a Halloween costume. If you want to wear a Rihanna Halloween costume this year, you need these easy makeup tutorials.

From her iconic music videos like "Bitch Better Have My Money," to her insane red carpet look at the 2015 Met Gala, Rihanna pushes the envelope every time she steps outside of her house. You can go casual or way over the top, but Rihanna is a sure bet if you want a Halloween costume everyone is talking about.

And what's a Halloween costume without the perfect makeup look? Rihanna experiments with bold looks all the time, from bright blue lipstick to scarlet red hair, and those naturally translate to awesome Halloween costumes. If you're all about looking cute on Halloween (versus scary), these tutorials are all perfect for you. You can adopt Rihanna's makeup looks in everyday life, but with a few extra details, you can totally emulate her for a costume as well. As an added bonus, you'll probably learn some cool new makeup techniques in the process. Here are seven of my favorite Rihanna looks for Halloween.

1. Met Gala Rihanna

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Rihanna slayed on the 2015 Met Gala red carpet with her totally over-the-top yellow gown. Wear your favorite yellow dress, a yellow headpiece and follow the tutorial below for this costume.

2. Bad Gal RiRi

Rihanna looks most herself when she's wearing a baseball cap and sports gear. Emulate that look with this basic makeup tutorial from Michelle Phan, complete with a backwards hat.

3. BBHMM Rihanna

Rihanna's look in her crazy video for "Bitch Better Have My Money" is already iconic, so you will totally be recognized if you emulate her look. Choose any number of the outfits she wears in the video and use this makeup tutorial to complete your costume.

4. "What Now" Rihanna

This slower song has a different feel than some of Rihanna's others, so her makeup and outfit in the video followed suit. She wears a long, slinky dress in the video, so pick one out and use this tutorial to copy her makeup look from the video.

5. Redhead Rihanna

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Remember when Rihanna was rocking scarlet red hair that matched every red carpet she was making an appearance on? Me too, because that was one of my favorite of her looks. This makeup tutorial will teach you how to rock that classic look.

6. "Diamonds" Rihanna

One of my favorite Rihanna videos is "Diamonds," and her outfits in the video are effortless yet cool. Her natural makeup is ethereal, but it's still completely easy to copy using this tutorial.

7. Green Lipstick Rihanna

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Rihanna's bold lipstick is one of her signatures, and this green color is one of the first times she rocked it on the red carpet. This tutorial adds in Rihanna's signature huge hoops, which I think are a must for this costume.

Everyone's favorite bad gal is always a costume favorite, and with these easy makeup tutorials, you'll look like Rihanna in no time.

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