The Best Makeup Ideas For Kids On Halloween

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Whether your kids want to be pretty scary, pretty creepy or just pretty, we take a look at some amazing DIY makeup ideas that you can recreate at home this Halloween. Some of them are so good you won't even need a costume to go with it! 


Check out this online tutorial to turn your little sleeping beauty into a real life Zombie.


For an easy tutorial on how to transform into one of the scariest dudes of all time, check out this Dracula makeup video for kids with almost 10 million views.

Lucy And Emmet From The Lego Movie

If your little one is obsessed with all things Lego, turn them into one of their favourite Lego characters with this cute tutorial.

Nightmare Before Christmas

See this cute duo transform into Jack, the Pumpkin King, and Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas with this makeup and costume DIY video.

Queen Of Hearts

Turn the little lady of the house into the menacing Queen Of Hearts! This clever tutorial can show you how.


Is your little clown more Pennywise than Dumbo? This online tutorial gives you all the tips you need to recreate this scary look. 

Sugar Skull

It doesn't get more Halloween than a scary skull costume! Celebrate The Day of the Dead this Halloween and turn your little sweetie pie into a colourful skull. 

Toy Story

If your little ones are dressing up as one of their favourite characters from Toy Story, match their cool costume with fun makeup from this tutorial.

Cute Characters

For little ones who want to be more cute than scary, these easy Halloween makeup ideas are right up their alley.


The classic vampire look suits boys and girls of all ages and is a timeless look this Halloween. Check out this online tutorial. 


If you want to get really specific and transform your little vampire into Vampirina, check out this tutorial.

Tip: Remember to use non-toxic products that are safe for sensitive skin. Liquid latex is generally safe and easy to remove (so long as your kid isn’t allergic to it). Or you could try to DIY your makeup with clays and food dyes. Also, if you’re using regular makeup, be sure that anything that goes around the eyes or mouth is actually safe for that purpose.

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