40 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes — Using Things You Already Own

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Halloween is one of the best holidays for makeup lovers. When else do you have a seasonal excuse to break out glitter, neon shadows, and fake blood? Still, between meetings, long days, and work events, figuring out what to be for Halloween can turn from a fun, creative activity to a stressor fast — especially if you wait until mid-October to start brainstorming your look.
But there's actually some relief from the Halloween hell we've tossed ourselves into. YouTube is a veritable buffet of easy-to-follow Halloween makeup tutorials. Whether you're into being Eleven from Stranger Things, one of the many SnapChat filters, or a creepy werewolf, there's a tutorial in here for you using little more than makeup.
Click through our slideshow, and let the costume stress fade away. Halloween should be scary, but picking out your look definitely shouldn't be.

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