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    Oct 23, 2016

    23 Jaw-Dropping Halloween Costumes Made Literally Only With Makeup

    Get inspired.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to show us their favorite Halloween look they created only using makeup. Here are the phenomenal results!

    1. The melting skull:

    Pensemegan

    Submitted by Pensemegan.

    2. Atlas carrying the Earth:

    naomiel

    Submitted by naomiel.

    3. The pop art girl:

    maridelel

    Submitted by maridelel.

    4. The zombie ballerina:

    ohiris

    Submitted by ohiris.

    5. The bloody werewolf:

    farryndavies

    Submitted by farryndavies.

    6. The gentleman werewolf:

    johndavidbragg

    Submitted by johndavidbragg.

    7. The shattered porcelain doll:

    kiiierstynn

    Submitted by kiiierstynn.

    8. Venom:

    lyxad

    Submitted by lyxad.

    9. Avatar:

    haley_lyndal

    Submitted by haley_lyndal.

    10. Edward Scissorhands:

    melissac45

    Submitted by melissac45.

    11. A creepy skull:

    katiep491a78bb3

    Submitted by katiep491a78bb3.

    12. Pop art zombie zipper face:

    samanthae4281e29f4

    Submitted by samanthae4281e29f4.

    13. A ventriloquist's doll:

    fallonrae22

    Submitted by fallonrae22.

    14. Ursula:

    Merry2181 / Disney

    Submitted by Merry2181.

    15. Freddy Krueger:

    kaylaspencer700

    "Last year I did my little brother’s Halloween makeup. He has a disorder that makes it difficult for him to grow or gain weight so he has a feeding tube. He is very self-conscious about his feeding tube and worries that people are staring at him, so I told him I would make him look like one of his favorite Halloween characters and cover it up for him. He loved it!"

    Submitted by kaylaspencer700.

    16. Cesar Romero–inspired Joker:

    dubzter24

    Submitted by dubzter24.

    17. Jack Skellington:

    almahoytt

    Submitted by almahoytt.

    18. Day of the Dead sugar skull:

    VictoriaElizabeth

    Submitted by VictoriaElizabeth.

    19. Tiger:

    Natascha Lysgaard

    Submitted by Natascha Lysgaard.

    20. Jigsaw:

    damagephotography

    Submitted by damagephotography.

    21. Zombie face:

    Makeupmaurieofficial

    Submitted by Makeupmaurieofficial.

    22. Claw face:

    SiobhanSands

    "I do short horror clips and makeup for a hobby — I’m always looking for new ideas. This is my claw face look I’m going to do again for Halloween this year using latex and tissue paper and Mehron face paints!"

    Submitted by SiobhanSands.

    23. And finally, this dark skull face:

    emmah49c0f56bd

    Submitted by emmah49c0f56bd.

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    Note: Submissions have been edits for length/clarity.

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