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Updated on Nov 1, 2019. Posted on Oct 4, 2015

25 Halloween Makeup Looks That Are Actually Easy

Spook-tacularly boo-tiful.

Jenny Chang for BuzzFeed Life

1. Ventriloquist Doll

slashedbeauty.com

Sufficiently creepy if you're with someone who can throw their voice. Find out how to re-create the look here.

2. Taxidermy Deer

themerrythought.com

Like a regular deer, but deader. Get the tutorial here.

3. Vincent Van Gogh

4. Mermaid

slashedbeauty.com

All you need is a fishnet stocking and brightly colored eyeshadow. Check out the how-to here.

5. Wednesday Addams

youtube.com

All you need is black eyeliner, black lipstick, and a dark sense of humor. Watch the whole tutorial here.

6. Super Hero Eye Mask

missmaven.com

Don't have a mask for your last-minute costume? DIY one you won't lose with black eyeliner. Check out how to do it here.

7. Snapchat's Rainbow Lens

youtube.com

So TiMeLy. Get the video how-to here.

8. Spider Queen

birchbox.com

The perfect eyeliner fix for a last-minute black dress costume. Check out the tutorial here.

9. Lace Makeup

blog.freepeople.com

Just apply eyeshadow through a piece of spare lace — ideal for a fairy or any ~ethereal~ costume. Learn more here.

10. Plastic Surgery Patient

youtube.com

Use black eyeliner to mark the incision spots, and add a little fake blood. Done! Learn more here.

11. Queen of Hearts

thecrafty-woman.com

You'll *heart* this super-simple tutorial.

12. Twiggy

youtube.com

The only time you do want your eyelashes to clump together. Watch the video here.

13. David Bowie I

blog.nastygal.com

Using scotch tape to outline the lightning makes this tutorial ~legit~ easy.

14. David Bowie II

annamarie.tumblr.com

Blend on some orange shading and add a big ole gold circle. Rockin'. Get all the steps here.

15. Scarecrow

thejoyoffashionblog.com

Throw on your favorite flannel shirt, draw adorably messy stitch marks around your mouth and nose, and you're good to go. Learn more here.

16. Pixelated Makeup

youtube.com

Use a flat edge brush and wipe down to make perfect pixels. Watch the how-to here.

17. Lichtenstein Pop Art

destinygodley.blogspot.com

"Oh, Brad! I can't believe this makeup was so simple!" Check out the video tutorial here.

18. Skeleton

eyeslipsface.com

Pretty much the look you get when trying to even out your eyeliner. Check it out here.

19. Black Widow

letzmakeupblog.com

Deadly. Find out how to get the look here.

20. Cracked Porcelain Doll

21. Crying Blood

youtube.com

It's as easy as combining chocolate sauce and red food dye and dripping them down your face. Check out the full how-to here.

22. Elizabeth Taylor's Cleopatra

prettysquared.com

Channel the screen queen with this simple tutorial.

23. Leopard Cat Eyes

beautylish.com

Take that cat costume to the next level. Write little C's on your lids with black eyeliner, and then fill the C's in with shimmery highlighter. Easier than it looks! Get all the details here.

24. American Horror Story Asylum White Nun

youtube.com

White face paint + black eyeliner + strategic "weeping." Watch the how-to here.

25. Bat Mask

mycherrystyle.blogspot.com

Trace the outside of a mask with eyeliner, and fill in the design to your specifications. Check it out here.