Last Minute Halloween Makeup Ideas

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Are you invited to a party tonight and in a bind for last minute Halloween ideas? With a few tips and tricks around the eyes, your face can be the focal point for all sorts of creative costumes. Get inspired by these last minute Halloween makeup ideas.

LOVELY IN LACE

A lace overlay is perfect for ethereal, fairytale-inspired characters. Place a lace fabric swatch over the area you wish to cover, then hold the fabric down with your fingers or medical tape while you apply cream or powder shadow over the fabric. Once you have enough product, slowly lift away the fabric. You’ll reveal a gorgeous pattern that looks as if it took hours to create! Protect your design from sweat and smudges with a powerful eye makeup sealer.

Beautylish recommends: Too Faced Matte Eye Palette

IN DOUBT? GO BLACK

It's the Halloween standard—in fact, we could wear black all day every day! From a cat eye to the black lipstick look of the season, you've pretty much got any evil or sinister costume down pat. Or you can go avian like Michelle F.'s phoenix-inspired face!

Beautylish recommends: Lime Crime Opaque Lipstick in Styletto

WALKING INTO SPIDERWEBS

The spiderweb eye is a full-proof Halloween eye look, but why not take it to the next level with a little DIY? Inspired Pixiwoo's DIY lash tutorial, Jen W. had some fun with the zig-zag scissors and created these insanely awesome falsies! Guaranteed to frighten and awe.

Beautylish recommends: Urban Decay 24/7 Liquid Eye Liners

BLOODSHOT

It's easy to vamp up your face with pale foundation, black eye liner, and red pigment. Dab a trickle of blood around the eyes with either lipstick or red cream eye liner, and pair with some freaky colored contacts like Aisling K. for extra punch.

Beautylish recommends: Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream in 8 Red