Top 5 Halloween make-up tutorials

Whether you're dressing up as a zombie or going as a skeleton this Halloween, your make-up is just as important as your costume for the full spooky effect. We take a look at the top Halloween beauty tutorials that will guarantee to have you turning heads whatever your plans…

1. 'The Beautiful Death' skeleton tutorial

Inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead sugar skulls, Michelle Phan's tutorial has already garnered over four million views for its original and colourful take on traditional skeleton costumes. "This is, La Bella Muerte… The Beautiful Death," she explains.

Tutorial: Michelle Phan

2. Emily from The Corpse Bride

Pay tribute to thisTim Burton Halloween classic thanks to this handy tutorial which has a handy step-by-step guide with everything from details on how to recreate the cartoon-esque look as well as how to apply the blue wig to complete your look without undoing all of your hard work. No wonder this video already has over 39 million views...

Tutorial: dope2111

3. Black Swan ballerina

Channel your inner Natalie Portman with this glamorous yet equally spooky look from the Oscar-winning film. This effect is all about the eyes so make sure you have plenty of eyeliner on hand!

Tutorial: CarrosBeauty

4. Bride of Frankenstein

Make quite the entrance with this Bride of Frankenstein make-up look. An extra bonus? It's mostly created with eyeliner pencils, foundation and lipstick, so you'll be able to use all the products even once Halloween is over.

Tutorial: Desi Perkins

5. Zombie

If you're thinking of going as a zombie this Halloween you'll definitely want to check out this striking tutorial inspired by The Walking Dead. The step-by-step transformation is sure to have you winning prizes for the scariest make-up…

Tutorial: Julia Graf

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