Even beginners can nail this look — promise!
You don't need to hit up Amazon to get the best Halloween costume of all time — it's already in your makeup bag. Truth: With just a little makeup (and okay maybe some face paint and fake blood), you can completely transform into a scary character this Halloween. Or a cute, pretty or even silly character, depending on your predilection — these Halloween makeup ideas have you covered.
Yes, a lot of these inspiration pics are created by seriously talented makeup artists, but you don't need advanced techniques to create most of these looks thanks to all the step-by-step Halloween makeup tutorials that you can use to throw something together with products that you already have in your medicine cabinet.
And don't feel intimidated for a second: A lot of the ideas on this list are easy enough for makeup newbies to follow (seriously, take our word for it). Once you get the foundation down (figuratively and literally), craft the rest of your party look with one of these simple DIY Halloween costume ideas. From Disney princesses to your favorite movie characters, get ready to find your 2020 Halloween costume in three, two, one...