9 Cheap Halloween Masks On Amazon

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So you're on a budget this Halloween. No worries — you can still dress up. The best cheap Halloween masks can complete your whole look, and you don't even have to dip into your rent money for it. In fact, all of these Halloween costumes are under $20, so whether it's the finishing touch or the backbone of your whole look, you're covered. Pun intended.

Pro tip: Specialty costume stores and online retailers stock very similar items, and the quality isn't that different, either. In fact, the only real difference is the price tag. Yeah, you won't get the chance to try it on, but if you're looking to save a ton of money, that little detail is easily overlooked — especially when there are user reviews to help you back up your purchase.

When it comes to easy but unique costumes, Amazon saves the day yet again with its reasonable pricing and fast shipping. Not only are the majority of these masks Prime-eligible (so if you're cutting it close to Halloween, you'll still make it), but they look and feel like you spent a lot more than you did.

After you find a highly-reviewed Halloween mask that you love, it's all about supplementation. Wear clothes you already have. Pick up the last few odds and ends at a thrift store, or borrow something from a friend. Before you know it, you'll have a brilliant costume that doesn't even feel like a budget-friendly compromise. Who knows? You might even win a contest.

1These Gorgeous Masquerade Masks In Various Colors

duoduodesign Lace Masquerade Mask

$8

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This elegant yet comfortable lace mask comes in several colors and designs, so it adds a unique finishing touch to any costume.

Costume Recommendations: Masquerade, Ballerina, Cat, Mermaid, Fairy

Pros: The number-one best seller in its category, this duoduodesign lace mask is gorgeous, intricate, and very affordable. It's also available in 12 different colors and designs, so whether you're looking for a sleek white masquerade look, a black cat-eye shape, or a rainbow mermaid accent, this one will tie your whole costume together. Reviewers really love that it's flexible, lightweight, and comfortable enough to wear all night.

2This Unicorn Mask That People Are Obsessing Over

CreepyParty Unicorn Mask

$12

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Jump on the unicorn bandwagon with this creepy mask. The horn and the mane are already built in, so it's minimal effort on your part.

Costume Suggestions: Creepy Unicorn, Charlie the Unicorn, Dead Unicorn from Harry Potter (paired with Professor Quirrell)

Pros: From cakes to rainbow hair, unicorns are huge right now — but this CreepyParty unicorn mask offers all the magic without any of the effort. It doesn't require any makeup or horn adhesive, because all the must-have features are right there in the form of natural, non-toxic latex. The icy-blue eyes, white mane, and vein detailing give it a creepy feel for Halloween, but reviewers are so obsessed with it, they've started wearing it other times, too... like "around the family dog" and while "[driving] around with [their] mum."

3For A Quick And Easy Couple's Costume

The Nightmare Before Christmas Jack Skellington Mask

$19

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Iconic yet simple, everyone at the party will recognize this famous skeleton. Pair it with a DIY Sally for a genius couple's costume.

Costume Suggestions: The Nightmare Before Christmas' Jack and Sally (or just Jack)

Pros: Most character masks are pretty expensive, but this Jack Skellington mask is currently on sale for $19 and even offers free shipping to everyone (not just Prime members). It's made from vinyl and is surprisingly structured while you're wearing it, so it won't collapse in on itself like other more-roomy masks. Pair this one with a striped suit, and you're set. If you're looking for an easy couple's costume, all Sally needs is a patchwork dress, a red wig, and some stitch makeup.

4If You’re Looking To Go Creepy This Halloween, You've Got Options

Hophen Scary Masks

$20

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These terrifying masks look even better in person, and there are eight different ones to choose from.

Costume Suggestions: Goblin, Zombie, Post-Apocalyptic Survivor, Demon, Undead Child, Scary Pirate, Creepy Chef, Titan from Attack on Titan

Pros: If you like to go hard with the creep-factor on Halloween, Hophen has eight scary masks to choose from. Designs like ghost baby, demon, goblin, and bloody chef are all made from 100 percent non-toxic materials, and one size fits most. Each has eye, nose, and ear holes, too, so you don't feel too cut-off from what's going on around you. The best news? Reviewers say they look even better in person and they're all $20 or less. Plus, since none of them are necessarily character-specific, you can wear any clothing you want (or already have) to finish off your costume.

5As Low-Hassle And Festive As It Gets

CreepyParty Pumpkin Head Mask

$16

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It doesn't get much easier than this — a creepy jack-o-lantern mask is both low-effort and super festive.

Costume Suggestions: Creepy Scarecrow, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The Pumpkin Dance Guy

Pros: Nothing says Halloween festivities quite like a pumpkin mask. This one is perhaps the most low-effort of all the costumes because you can pair it with anything. If you're looking to get creative, wear an all-black bodysuit or some scarecrow garb. It's made from latex, and the holes are bigger and more plentiful than other masks, so it's easier to see and breathe.

6This Comfortable Anonymous Mask (And A Sticker) For Just $12

Jessters Anonymous Mask And Sticker

$12

Amazon

Protect your identity or pay tribute to a pop-culture icon. Either way, this Anonymous mask makes for a great costume.

Costume Suggestions: Guy Fawkes, V for Vendetta, Anonymous

Pros: Made famous by the graphic novel and movie V for Vendetta, the anonymous mask continues to be a symbol for hackers, online protests, and the need for political transparency. It's made with nostril holes, an elastic band, and interior padding for a comfortable fit. This one can also be worn with your everyday clothes (or a cape and hat if you're going as V), and comes with a free vinyl sticker. Some reviewers even wear it for political rallies.

7This Simple But Creepy Costume Idea — Just Add A Cape

Plague Doctor Mask

$16

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This faux-leather plague doctor mask is as creepy as they come, and it's available in three different colors, too.

Costume Suggestions: Plague Doctor

Pros: For some reason, there are few things as spine-chillingly creepy as a plague doctor. Complete with a beak-like shape and round eye-holes, this mask is made from PU leather and has a thick elastic band that keeps it in place. It's also available in brown or white, and all of the color options are $16 or less. Simply throw on a cape — maybe a top hat — and you're done.

8This Scary But Affordable Mask That Actually Lights Up

heytech Scary LED Mask

$20

Amazon

Thanks to its built-in LED strip, this mask brings some awesome light-up technology to an easy-to-wear costume.

Costume Suggestions: The Purge, Random Creepy Light-Up Person

Pros: It's currently the number one best seller in kids' costume masks, but reviewers love this heytech light-up option for any age. It has a spooky LED light strip that threads through the eyes and mouth, and since it runs on two AA batteries, it's extremely portable. You can get it in four color options, and you can even set the LED lights to different patterns — off, on, slow flicker, or fast flicker. Reviewers say they have "no problem breathing," and it's "surprisingly comfortable" to wear all night.

9If You Can’t Find What You’re Looking For, Try Making Your Own

Coxeer White DIY Masks (6-Piece)

$11

Amazon

For the crafty costumer, you've got these DIY white masks. Make them all your own with acrylics, glitter, and glued accents.

Costume Suggestions: Monarch Butterfly, Fairy, Superhero, Masquerade, Cat

Pros: If you're having trouble finding the right look for a reasonable price, these Coxeer DIY masks can help. They're made from an environmentally-friendly yet durable pressed paper that works well alongside paint, markers, gel pens, glitter, and glue. They even come with a built-in elastic strap, so for $11, you get six different opportunities to make a costume all your own. Reviewers love them because they're sturdy, matte, and contoured to fit comfortably.

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