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15 DIY Animal Halloween Makeup Tutorials


You are going to love these Easy Halloween Makeup Ideas! We’ve found our favorite animal makeup tutorials that are perfect to pair with a great costume or just wear alone. Animal faces are all the rage with women this year because the face paint is so stunning and life-like. 

It’s amazing what a difference Halloween Makeup can make to accentuate your costume, or to stand alone. These Halloween makeup ideas include Easy Halloween Makeup tutorials as well as Scary Makeup Tutorials for animals!

We’ve taken away all the guesswork with Halloween makeup application with these incredible tutorials. For even more beauty and style ideas, Tip Junkie’s Creative Community has over 1,000 tutorials.  You can always search there if you’re looking for more tutorials with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

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15 DIY Animal Halloween Makeup Tutorials



Top Halloween Makeup Ideas

doe makeup

1.  Doe Makeup ~ This gorgeous Doe Makeup does not come with a tutorial, but the beautiful images give an idea of how to do the face painting makeup using what you have at home!

{This no longer links to a blog! But you can find creator at Hair and Makeup by Steph}


owl makeup

2. Owl Makeup ~ This makeup is easier than it looks! No need to buy a costume either. This might be our favorite woodland animal makeup ever! You definitely need feathers for this Halloween face!

Giraffe makeup

3. Giraffe Makeup ~ Learn how to transform your face into a giraffe with this step-by-step tutorial that’s easier to do than you’d think!

Easy Halloween Makeup

cat makeup

4. Black Cat Makeup Tutorial ~ No need to find the purr-fect costume with this makeup. Just throw on some black clothes for the perfect black cat costume of the year! Love this Halloween idea.

fox makeup

5. Fox Makeup Tutorial ~ If you love watching videos to see step-by-step how to do something, then this fox makeup tutorial is going to be right up your alley. Learn how to do this fox makeup in just a few minutes.

deer makeup

6. Deer Makeup and Costume ~ The great thing about this tutorial is that it shows you how to make the FULL deer costume including the antlers. Score.

{This no longer links to a blog post! But the Blog is running at Flattery}

tiger makeup

7.  Tiger Halloween Makeup ~ You’ll be shocked by how little makeup you need to accomplish this “tiger” face.  Liquid liner gives the makeup dimension!

{This no longer links to a blog! But you can find creator at Enhance Artistry}

cute deer makeup

8. Oh Deer! Makeup ~ This wonderful deer makeup tutorial includes a video so that you can see what it takes to pull this makeup off!

{This no longer links to a running site! But the Makeup Is still so cute!!}

Best Animal Halloween Makeup

cat and dog makeup

9.  Dog and Cat Makeup ~ See how to do either dog or cat makeup with this video tutorial that’s super easy!

Cool Halloween Makeup

zebra stripes eye makeup

10.  Zebra Stripes ~ We absolutely adore that this zebra makeup is very minimal but really pops. It’s very clear what kind of makeup is being portrayed, even though it’s only around the eyes.

{This no longer links to a running site! But this looked so fun, I just had to keep it!}

lion makeup

11. Lion Makeup ~ This lion makeup would be appropriate to wear if you were going as the Cowardly Lion, too!

{This no longer links to a running site! But this is so creative I needed to share it!}

wolf makeup

12. Wolf Makeup ~ Super easy makeup for a wolf. To really make your makeup pop, try using colored contacts that make your eyes look more animalistic!

{This no longer links to the original Instagram post! But I still needed to share this adorable look!}

colorful cheetah makeup

13. Cheetah Makeup ~ If you like bold colors, then this idea of making cheetah makeup is fantastic! Don’t you love how the one eyebrow is painted in one color?

bear makeup

14. Cute Bear Makeup Tutorial – This cute bear look is great for when you want to dress up cute with minimal makeup! having this look makes you look so warm and fuzzy {squeals}!

Scary Halloween Makeup

white rabbit makeup

15.  White Rabbit Makeup ~ If you want something sweet with a twist, this white rabbit makeup is perfection. It would be great Alice in Wonderland costume!

{This no longer links to a running site! But the look is super cool!}

scary reptile makeup

16. Scary Reptile Makeup ~ This scary reptile makeup is just that…SCARY. It’s also stunningly beautiful which is such a nice juxtaposition!

halloween makeup

17. 3 Creepy Halloween Looks –  These three looks are beautifully creepy! You can find tutorials for all three! You could be either a creepy clown or a mystic witch! You can even have a neon spider look!

Simple Halloween Makeup

Scarecrow makeup

18. Scarecrow Makeup ~ If you need some last-minute Halloween makeup ideas you can create on a budget, check out these ideas on Today, especially the Scarecrow makeup.

scarecrow halloween makeup tutorial

19. Scarecrow costume tutorial – This amazing tutorial goes over everything you’ll need to not only do the makeup but also complete the costume!

Ursula the sea witch

20. Ursula Makeup ~ Wanting to be a sea animal? This tutorial for making Ursula the Sea Witch using makeup is great! Good Housekeeping also showcases other fun makeup tutorials you might enjoy.

Cool Halloween Makeup Men

werewolf makeup

21. Werewolf Makeup ~ This isn’t a tutorial, but the image would be a great starting point for painting werewolf makeup for a man.

{This no longer links to a running site! But this is a great idea!}

Freaky Zombie Halloween Makeup

zombie makeup

22.  Zombie Bride Makeup Tutorial ~ Gurl shows us how to do zombie bride makeup for Halloween. It’s one of the easier makeup tutorials!

{This no longer links to a running site! But regardless this creepy idea is worth sharing!}

scary zombie makeup

23. Scary Zombie Makeup ~ Here’s a great tutorial to show you how to use makeup on other parts of your body this year for the best Halloween makeup ever. Grab some Q-tips!

{This no longer links to a blog post! But the Blog is running at Es la Moda}

Wicked Witch Halloween Makeup

makeup for witch costume

24. Wicked Witch Makeup ~  Makeup can be easier than you’d think with lots of green makeup! This makeup is basically a Halloween costume in itself! Don’t you love how the color is so striking?

Scary Halloween Vampire Makeup

vampire eye makeup

25. Vampire Eye Makeup ~ Beautylish lists all of the makeup you’ll need to make these vampire eyes that truly look like a party. Gorgeous.

Creepy Clown Makeup Ideas

creepy clown makeup

26. Creepy Clown Makeup ~ I’m not a fan of creepy clowns, but this makeup is great if you are! You don’t even have to be a makeup artist!


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