Do you remember there was a time when Halloween looks were relatively easy to create? The plan was always heading into the costume store, rent something off the racks and you are done. Those who prefer an even easier route would splash fake blood — everywhere. It’s time to step up your Halloween look this year, and we suggest by doing it with makeup.

When you thought makeup is just for everyday wear, you can easily turn a glamorous look into a gory one easily with just a few tricks. Some even take it to another level by including special effects FX makeup, including prosthesis, the extra blood, peeling skin and more.

To create these Halloween looks, you may require a little more than just a colourful eyeshadow palette but it’s a good place to start. We’ve listed down five for you to consider.


Jolin Lee
Senior Writer
Unlike most modern-day millennials, Jolin does not need caffeine or alcohol to power through the day (and night). Her eye for beauty is as sharp as her eyeliner flick, and she can spot your unblended eye makeup from a mile away.