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Updated on Sep 21, 2018. Posted on Oct 3, 2015

31 Halloween Costumes That Will Terrify Your Friends

Who cares about looking cute?

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1. A Spider

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Learn how to do the makeup here.

2. A Woman With a Flesh Masquerade Mask

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Learn how to do the makeup and make the mask here.

3. Pennywise from It

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"Oh yes... they float, Georgie. They float."

Get the costume here.

4. An Evil Tooth Fairy

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Learn how to do the makeup here.

5. The Stag from Hannibal

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Learn how to make the costume and get your own prosthetic horns here.

6. Medusa

7. One of the Gentlemen from Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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"Can't even shout, can't even cry. The gentlemen are coming by."

Learn how to do the makeup here.

8. A Three Faced Man

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This mask comes with a "movable jaw" so you can eat while you freak everyone out.

Get it here.

9. Regan from The Exorcist

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Learn how to do the makeup here and get the costume here.

10. A Plague Doctor

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Get the mask here.

11. A White Walker from Game of Thrones

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Learn how to do the makeup here.

12. The Rat King from The Nutcracker

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Imagine going to a production of The Nutcracker and seeing this on stage. You'd never go to the ballet again and Christmas would be ruined.

Get the mask here.

13. The Penguin from Batman Returns

Learn how to do the makeup here.

14. A Swamp Monster

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Straight from the black (or green?) lagoon.

Get the costume here.

15. Count Orlok from Nosferatu

16. Carrie White from Carrie

That one time when I was Carrie for Halloween...too much fun

Learn how to make fake blood here.

17. A Shadow Demon

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The nightmare version of Peter Pan's shadow.

Get the costume here.

18. The White Nun from American Horror Story

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Learn how to do the makeup here.

19. A Werewolf

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Learn how to do the makeup here.

20. A Boil Monster

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Yes, you read that right: a boil monster.

Get the costume here.

21. A Deceased Bride

22. Peter Rottentail

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He's even scarier than the Easter Bunnies in this post.

Get the costume here.

23. A Zombie Victim

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This is a special effects prosthetic you attach to your arm and you can get it (plus many other wounds) here.

24. A Nurse from Silent Hill

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Learn how to do the makeup here.

25. A Pair of Giant Eyeballs

26. A Scare Bear

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Learn how to do the makeup here.

27. A Vampire

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Learn how to make your own fangs here.

28. A White Rabbit

29. The Other Mother from Coraline

30. The Grady Twins from The Shining

31. An Elephant

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Did you realize how horrifying elephants could be?

Learn how to do the makeup here.

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