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    27 Disgustingly Awesome Ways To Take Halloween To The Next Level

    Halloween is supposed to be scary, not cute. So trade in those ombrè pumpkins this year for some legit guts and gore.

    1. Give yourself a wince-worthy compound fracture.

    Get the look here.

    2. The ideal hors d' oeuvre: the flayed skin cheeseball.

    Bonus: add some dried cranberries for a scab-like tartness. Get the recipe/instructions here.

    3. This sweet intestines dish is surprisingly meatless.

    4. Unzip your face for a bloody reveal.

    Get the tutorial here.

    5. This gory eye makeup can be done in 7 easy steps.

    6. Throw back some curdled bloody brains shots.

    The Bailey's creates the brains, the grenadine creates the drippy blood part. Get the recipe here.

    7. Commemorate your favorite dead person with this ice cream mold.

    Get it here.

    8. Put in some creepy contact lenses.

    9. Be perpetually in the process of eating brains with this split jaw zombie makeup.

    Latex liquid is your delightfully terrifying partner in crime. Watch the tutorial here.

    10. Strategically apply your zombie wounds.

    11. Don't be afraid to get elaborate.

    And be sure to add some artistic touches of yellow and green.

    12. The meat lovers special: bloody baked rats.

    13. Litter the lawn with some body bag decor.

    So much more effective than a Halloween-themed ribbon wreath. Get directions here.

    14. Remember to leave one in the bathroom.

    15. Create a Halloween manicure that will make your friends and family recoil in horror.

    Here's a fun tutorial!

    16. For a less subtle look: crusty zombie nails.

    Watch the tutorial here.

    17. This bloody cleaver ring is a low-effort way to get in the Halloween spirit.

    Get it here for $190.

    18. Plaster your face with realistic facial prosthetics.

    Can be reused! Get the instructions here.

    19. Serve salty, beefy shots in bone marrow shot glasses.

    20. Serve up an appetizing body buffet.

    21. Cover up those smile lines with "Chelsea Smile" makeup.

    Watch the tutorial here.

    22. Give the gift of brains in a jar.

    23. Set out some awesomely realistic props.

    You can get these on eBay.

    24. Go your own gross way with this bloody scab makeup:

    Sure, everyone's going to be tapping that whole gory blood n' guts trend, but what about puss-ridden scabs? The addition of mustard-colored goop in this makeup look will set you apart.

    25. Incorporate maggots into your end look.

    It's jewelry! Get it here for $25.

    26. Fake a killer wound with bubblegum and razor blades.

    Directions here.

    27. Bake a festive thorax cake.

    No, really. It sounds delicious.

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