Instagram's Best Halloween Makeup Inspo

Double tap x 1,000,000.

Just a quick scroll through your feed and it's obvious: Instagram has become an all-important source for beauty inspo. And in the weeks leading up to Halloween, it's a whole different ball game with elaborate, out-of-the-box makeup ideas that are amazingly creative. Whether it's super spooky, crazy beautiful, or a political statement in and of itself, we're mesmerized. To kick your costume game up a few notches, check out the looks we couldn't help but double tap.

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1 Ink Spots

A very creative take on ink blots that looks like something straight out of American Horror Story. Make sure to powder your hair to really nail the look. 

Makeup by @makeupbymouse

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2 Pop-Art Wonder Woman

Take your Wonder Woman costume to the next. level. Some pop art lines and dots will make you look like the 2D version of the action superstar. 

Makeup by @jordanhanz

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3 Bowie

Because TBH our fascination with Ziggy Stardust-era Bowie will never die. 

Makeup by @sarahmcgbeauty

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4 A Fairy

Try on a fairy get-up with penciled-on freckles, super long falsies, and all of the contouring and highlighting skills you've got. 

Makeup by @thealexbox

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5 The Joker

We know the Heath Ledger Joker is still the most popular variation to portray for Halloween, but we're still partial to the comic book version of the baddie, since it means donning and over the top wig and larger-than-life lips. 

Makeup by @rtist

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6 Mermaid

Even though it feels like we've hit peak mermaid and unicorn everything this year, it's so fun to dress up like one, with all the sparkles, glitter, and pastel colors.

Makeup by @sassyalternativegirl

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7 The Mad Hatter

A bright red wig, brilliant white lashes, and a red lip are an easy entrée into Johnny Depp's Mad Hatter. Try at a hand at the rosy contouring for a ghastly upgrade to your look.

Makeup by @labrinthia

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8 Galaxy

If you're hoping to achieve an out-of-this-world look, take some cues from this Beauty Boy on painting a colorful galaxy across your face, flecked with stars.

Makeup by @jamescharles

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9 Glitter Clown

Put on a new spin on the sad clown trope this Halloween with some neon accents: blue hair and disco glitter everywhere.

Makeup by @annabelletemp

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10 Pop Art Marilyn

Forget her looks from The Seven Year Itch or Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, if you're going to be Marilyn Monroe take a graphic, pop art approach—just don't forget the red lips.

Makeup by @kris.giff

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