Best Halloween Makeup Tutorials on YouTube: From 'Scream Queens' to Fierce Felines

Kerry Justich

The spookiest night of the year is almost here, and if you’re anything like me, you have yet to put together a costume. But Halloween transformations don’t begin or end with the outfit and props. Infinite inspiration for Oct. 31 is sitting inside your makeup drawer, where both the gore and glam of the holiday truly come to life. From the likes of mutilated characters from Game of Thrones to upgraded ways of portraying a feline, beauty gurus everywhere are experimenting with both complicated and simple ways of completely altering their appearance.

With a collection of glitter or some liquid latex, here are some ways that the power of makeup — for both girls and guys — is sure to provide all of the shock value needed for Halloween.

Suicide Squad

YouTuber couple Matt Gibbs and Roxi pair up for epic Joker and Harley Quinn looks.

Stranger Things

Em Ford demonstrates how simple it is to become one of the series’s favorite characters, Eleven.

Game of Thrones

Challenge yourself with Alex Faction‘s take on the undead Ser Gregor Clegane, aka the Mountain.

Scream Queens

People will do a double-take when seeing this Ariana Grande-inspired look by Jessica Harlow.

The Classics

Play up your face’s contours with Jack‘s sultry skull look.

Go back in time and show off your skills with iluvsarahii‘s take on Cleopatra.

Danielle Mansutti turns an oldie into a goodie with this revamped cat tutorial.

Forget concealing your tired under-eyes from the night before with Joe Conza‘s deadly vampire look.

Pull out everything colorful and sparkly to re-create Sophie Foster‘s fairy makeup.

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