Halloween is right around the corner, which means it's time to throw together the perfect costume at the last minute. Thankfully, it's YouTube to the rescue to help you pull it off. There are tons of makeup tutorials for beginners, and odds are you already have everything you need in your makeup bag. If you're looking for a way to look the part in no time, these tutorials have you covered.
The spooky holiday might be all about finding the perfect outfit, but you can't complete any Halloween look without the right makeup. But it's possible to create the an on-point look using all the techniques and makeup items that you use during your everyday routine.
At first glance, people will think you spent hours on your makeup. In reality, these looks are super simple. In fact, most of them don't even require step by step directions.
If you have eyeliner, a few eyeshadow palettes, and a few minutes to spare, you can easily pull off these 15 looks.
You won't believe how easy it is to transform into Ursula for the night. The look requires basically no shadow blending and only three eyeshadows. If you can grasp the basic concept of contouring, this tutorial is for you.
At first glance, this tutorial looks a bit daunting. Watch it one time, and you'll see what I mean. The look is all about being imperfect. You don't have to use the correct brush strokes or exact colors. This look is what you make it.
3. Autumn Witch
This tutorial uses a lot of different shades, but you can easily recreate this look with whatever you have at home. Plus, the two eyes don't need to match, so you can go as crazy with it as you'd like. Just pop on a witch hat and you're good to go.
4. Vampire Meets Demon Meets Devil
If you're not exactly sure what you want to be for Halloween, this tutorial is for you. All you need is your normal daily makeup and some red glitter and you have either a vampire, devil, or demon — whichever matches your outfit.
5. Creepy Doll
A black smoky eye is intimidating, right? Well, not in this tutorial. All you need are two colors to nail the perfect doll look. Add in a doll-looking dress, and you can be any level of creepy that you'd like.
6. Classic Pop Art
There's no easier way to look like you spent hours in front of the mirror than with a pop art tutorial. All you need are some bright colors and black liner. The best part is that you can wear any outfit that you'd like and still look the part.
7. Lisa Frank Snow Leopard
This tutorial was actually the first time this makeup artist tried her hand at leopard print. If she can do it on the first try, so can you. All you need are some colored shadow or cream shadow, and you've got yourself a Halloween costume that everyone will think you spent hours on.
8. Alien Makeup
Going from everyday to a glam alien is as simple as some purple eyeshadow. If you can draw circles, you can nail this look.
9. Glam Pennywise
It wouldn't be Halloween 207 without a Pennywise tutorial. This tutorial will give you a full clown transformation without having to sacrifice your inner glam.
10. Colorful Skull
There are tons of different skull tutorials out there, but this one is perfect for last minute. The bright colors paired with the simplicity is a recipe for Halloween success.
11. Spider Eyes
Last minute makeup-lovers, this one is for you. You don't need any extras, just black shadow and some black and white liner.
12. Half & Half
What easier way to get ready for the holiday than only having to worry about half of your makeup? Just do half your face as normal and the other half as a demon — however that may look to you.
13. Neon Skill
This might look complicated, but once you get the technique you'll be on a roll. You could easily do this to your entire face, but half looks just as incredible.
14. Mermaid Skull
Looks super intricate, right? All you need are a few different colors of shadows and a pair of fishnet tights. After that, it's just a matter of some white liner.
15. Fallen Angel
Messy looks are perfect for last minute. The more you wing it, the better this look gets. A little black shadow goes a long way.
Whether you have three hours or one to get ready for Halloween, you can still nail your look.