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Halloween DIY: Top Five Halloween Makeup Tips Inspired by Disney Parks Attractions

Jennifer Fickley-Baker

by , Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort

This weekend, many of you may be heading to a Halloween party, fall festival or other fun seasonal event – maybe even a Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party!

If you’re in need of last-minute makeup tips that will really bring your costume to life, we’ve pulled together a roundup of some of our favorites Halloween cosmetology tips and tutorials that we’ve shared over the years.

One rule of thumb – get in some practice if you can before the big night. And while most of our tutorials feature looks for kids, the same lessons can apply to teens and adults – consider going even darker or bolder with the same colors or shading.

1. Na’vi-Inspired Makeup Tips – The ex-pats at Colors of Mo’ara at Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom share their tips for Na’vi-inspired face painting.

2. Haunted Mansion Maid Makeup – Learn how to create a perfectly haunting look for your spooky costume. Add a touch of cobweb to your hair or costume to complete the look.

3. The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror Makeup – Get a ghostly look inspired by our bellhops at The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.

4. Pirates of the Caribbean – Pirate Royalty Makeup – Pirates who want a glamorous look can add more color – and jewels! – to this pirate look.

5. Pirates of the Caribbean – Scalawag Makeup – Check out this tutorial, which gives you step-by-step instructions on how to create a rough-and-tumble pirate look, complete with stubble and scars from past pirate battles.