Spooky season is finally here. The time of year to play around with your most adventurous makeup looks and an opportunity to become any character you desire.
With a number of top makeup brands launching special edition Halloween collections whilst others launch a range of deep shades and wintry colours that are fit for Halloween and beyond. From fall themed to scary movie inspired, we take a look at some of our favourite brands ahead of Halloween weekend for the ultimate ghoulish glam.
The start of a new holiday season often signals a new drop from Kylie cosmetics and this Halloween collection inspired by iconic horror A Nightmare on Elm Street did not disappoint. The collection features limited-edition palettes, lip glosses, cheek stains and bundles for horror-loving fans. Alongside Kylie’s bloody campaign photoshoot and VHS inspired packaging, this collection is sure to bring some horrifying glam to your Halloween look.
The eyeshadow palette features a wide range of colors perfect for the transition to fall. The 12 hues range from nudes and pinks to dark green and burgundy, all in either matte, metallic or glitter.
If you’re on the lookout for a shade of blood red or gruesome Frankenstein green, look no further than the Milani 9 pan Beautiful Nightmare Eyeshadow Palette. The cruelty free makeup brand launched its Halloween eyeshadow line and we are obsessed with the selection of highly pigmented rich metallics and velvety matte shades.
Create the ultimate devilish smokey eye for Halloween and beyond, these shades are perfect for the fall season no matter how adventurous you decide to get with your looks.
Halloween wouldn’t be complete without a spooky classic. This year Revolution have teamed up with Disney to bring you a limited-edition Nightmare Before Christmas collection. The selection of eyeshadow palettes, glosses and highlighters are inspired by the infamous Tim Burton characters. If you were undecided on a Halloween costume, a Jack or Sally is always a good idea!
The Jack Palette, contains 36 richly pigmented matte and metallic eyeshadows. It’s a Pumpkin King’s dream. On one side you can experiment with a variety of green, blue, purple and smokey shades inspired by Jack and the film and on the other side, you will find a wide selection of wearable warm shades perfect for creating autumnal looks all season long.
Nobody does eyeshadow quite like the mother of makeup, Pat McGrath. If this Halloween you are going for a sci-fi inspired look, underwater creature or space queen, this futuristic selection of starry shades is your go-to.
The Mthrshp Mega Celestial Odyssey Palette boasts 18 different gemstone and extraterrestrial pigments. The one stroke colour mattes and foil effect metallics will transport your look out of this world.
The perfectly blendable shades are designed to be used wet or dry for ultimate colour payoff. Plus, the shimmering gorgeousness will be perfect for creating a dazzling eye look for upcoming christmas parties.
A themed list would not be complete with a Colourpop collab. This year the brand has teamed up with another nostalgic, Halloween movie classic Hocus Pocus to bring you the ultimate witchy collection for Hallow’s Eve.
The collection features a dazzling eyeshadow palette, creamy matte lip colours, a spooky spider face stamp and cute hand mirror.
The witching hour shadow palette features 12 sinister shades from pumpkin-spiced oranges to spooky potion greens. The buttery matte and shimmering metallic finishes offer endless possibilities. Summon the Sandersons with this bewitching palette.
When creating the perfect eye look, an Urban Decay Naked palette has never failed us. If this Halloween you are dressing up as a wicked witch, a mystical fortune teller or perhaps a pretty flower fairy, look no further than the Naked Ultraviolet Eyeshadow Palette.
The 12 beautiful shades of vivid purples and peachy neutrals ranging from satin and matte to shimmer and metallic, including a pearl transformer shade.
Naked Ultraviolet’s iridescent micro-shimmers and light-reflecting shades grab attention, while transformer shadows add a futuristic finish. Sure to shimmer in the moonlight or under the disco ball.
This gray-scale, grunge eyeshadow palette is perfect for creating the ultimate ghostly smoky eye, adding a touch of shimmer to a black swan inspired look or creating a spooky twist on a goddess glam.
A timeless 8 pan eyeshadow palette of cool tone smokey shades with elements of rich foil and shimmers to step into the dark side. Reflect in Echo, an epic gunmetal silver foil or lurk in the shadows with Unseen, a staple matte black and Unveil, a matte black-brown. Housed in divine packaging that even glows in the dark, we’re sold.
Who says Halloween has to be all about blood and guts? If your Halloween costume is more fairycore than horror story, there’s a palette for you.
This pretty in pink palette offers shimmering shadows in shades of candy pink and sherbert lemon, perfect for creating a dreamy fairy look or a magical unicorn inspired glam, the Rose Obsessions Palette will inspire you to leave the fake blood lurking in the cupboard for one more year.
A selection of nine highly pigmented matte shades, three metallic jellies and one next-generation shimmer swirl, all in smooth and blendable textures. Ideal for all skin tones, with unmatched staying power you can be sure your iconic makeup will stay put all night long.