Always leave your Halloween makeup to the last minute? Perhaps you're not that fussed and only begrudgingly go to a party to placate your friends. Or perhaps you simply don't have the time. While there are some who spend months planning out their outfits with a corresponding makeup look, those of us who only remember the night of need to find quick solutions. And that usually involves the contents of your makeup bag.
Although there's little you can do about your costume if you wait too long to think about it, you can do incredible makeup that not only requires minimal effort, which will hopefully make up for your lack of attention elsewhere. With that in mind, we've hunted down five of the coolest, chicest and easiest Halloween makeup tutorials on YouTube that will still make you look incredible. Don't believe us? Keep scrolling for everything you need to know.
What's chicer than going as one of the biggest fashion icons of the past 50 years? The trick with this one is ensuring you get the right eyeliner in the crease of your eye.
Ah, the classic "I've forgotten all about that Halloween party we're going to" costume. Not only is this really incredibly easy, but you can always just dress in black for your costume, which means no one will be any wiser that you forgot. Now all you need to do is find some ears.
There's no one who's seen Black Swan who can say they didn't become obsessed with the makeup in the final scene. While it's a little creepy (um, it is Halloween), if you pull this one off, you'll look amazing. Pro tip: This one is definitely much harder than the others, so if you can practice first, do.
Hello, this is the Halloween tutorial you've been looking for. While we don't all have Adele's phenomenal makeup artist, this tutorial can help you get that incredible winged look.
This one is a little trickier to pull off, but the effect is incredible. You will need patience, but if you're good at doing makeup already and have a steady hand, this could be just what you need.
What you need: MAC 209 Eyeliner Brush (£17); Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner in Black Ink (£19); Charlotte Tilbury Rock 'n' Kohl Liquid Eye Pencil in Bedroom Black (£19); E.l.f. Studio Perfect Finish HD Powder (£8).