October is without doubt the best month of them all as it has the best holiday of them all: All Hallow's Eve!
The chance to darken those under eye circles instead of stressing over covering them every damn day is something to be excited about.
Maybe you've already got the ears for your black cat costume (no judgement) but some of these amazingly creative make-up looks might just give you some inspiration to try something new.
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Desi Perkins arguably upped the game with the above 'melting skull' look but also proved how effective a skull can be.
C L O W NHalloween seems to have come early for some with the rise of the Killer Clown encounters so whether you're brave enough to risk getting arrested a clown is definitely one of the creepiest costumes you could wear without much effort. Just don't go chasing children on their way to school. That's a whole other level of creepy.
The only other socially acceptable outfit where you can be as orange as you like after an Oompa Loompa.
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H A R L E Y Q U I N NAccording to data searches (and ever-accurate memes) everyone and their mother is going to be Harley Quinn this Halloween. But instead of letting the haters get you down, you could go for a quirkier version of the character like these below.
A L I C E I N W O N D E R L A N DWhy is this Disney film such a Halloween hit? There were so many amazing looks for all the characters but these were some of the best. Who knew these innocent characters would make such creepy costumes.
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Most of the above are amazing examples of basic Halloween costume ideas but, obviously, there are thousands of ideas to choose from. So here's a mini compilation including a marionette, a scarecrow, a pirate, the Bride of Chucky, a mind-boggling illusion, Carrie, and an absolutely horrific face-off. Enjoy.