5 Halloween Costumes That Fit Your Personality Type

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.
Is it just us, or is Halloween approaching at warp speed this year? The days are flying by, and we're no closer to nailing down our costume. But we do know this: we’re all about making it hair-and-makeup centric.

While some of us have waited all year to show off our face-painting skills, others are still trying to master a cat-eye. Which is why we put together a list of Halloween looks for every beauty type. Whether you love a throwback moment — or want to cobble together something in two minutes — we have the perfect look for you. Ahead, find five costumes that will make you feel stoked — not scared — for the fast-approaching 31st.
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Illustrated by Anna Sudit.
If you're a beauty newbie: Sadness from Inside Out

So, you want to dip your toes into the wonderful world of Halloween beauty, but aren't ready for something super-detailed or involved? Sadness from the movie Inside Out is your costume. All you have to do is paint your face sky blue, and then sweep a lighter blue hue onto your lips. Kryolan sells a ton of amazing face painting palettes that are perfect for this.

If you'd like to wear a little more makeup, try a simple cat-eye with the black shade from the Kryolan palette. Next, grab a blue wig, pop on some vintage specks and an oversized sweater, and, of course, don your resting sad face.
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Illustrated by Anna Sudit.
If you're a broke girl: Scream Queens

So you don't have beaucoup bucks to spend on a Halloween costume? No worries. We're loving the idea of a Scream Queens-inspired look. It calls for your everyday makeup and hair. (Including a signature cat-eye and high ponytail if you're Ariana Grande).

What really brings the look to life are the bloody red hands. Luckily, you can achieve that with some liquid latex — which you can get at Spencer's for $8.99. Dip your fingers in after you're done with your makeup, and you're all set. Couldn't you just die?
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Illustrated by Anna Sudit.
If you love a #TBT moment: Jem and the Holograms

Call us loyalists, but the new incarnation of Jem can't hold a candle to the OG rockstars of our youth. So, if you're loving a #TBT moment, go for the original. Truthfully, the makeup is pretty simple: oversized pink eyeshadow, bright pink lipstick, and some filled-in brows.

For the eyes, we suggest sketching the shape with eyeliner first, then filling it in with cream blush. For a finishing touch, pop on a bright pink wig. Don't forget to walk around lamenting about how your costume is the original, though, and that kids today don't know how good it was.
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Illustrated by Anna Sudit.
If you're a makeup maven: French Kiss

What do you get when you mix a girl who loves makeup with a girl who loves puns? A French Kiss, of course. The mixing of bright white-and-black pigments (and the intricate detailing of those Kiss members' makeup looks), requires a steady, patient hand. So if you love a marathon makeup sesh, this look is for you.

Cover your face in white paint, and then pick the black Kiss detailing of your choice. Add a red lip, redefine your eyebrows, and then pop on a beret and a neck scarf. Breton stripes are optional, but highly recommended.
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Illustrated by Anna Sudit.
If you're a lazy girl: Sia

Look, not everyone is gung-ho on Halloween. Some of us don't figure out our costumes until an hour before we're meant to be at the party. So, we're very thankful that Sia has such an iconic look that's incredibly easy to pull off. Step one: Pop on a red lip. Step two: Throw on a blonde wig. Step three: wear all black. Step four: Walk out the door singing "Chandelier."
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Illustrated by Anna Sudit.
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