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24 of the Scariest, Goriest Halloween Costumes Using Makeup (NSFW!)

Makeup-lovers might use cosmetics to feel their prettiest 364 days of the year, but Halloween is reserved for scary, gory costume makeup. Oct. 31 allows those with a crafty hand, an arsenal of brushes, and some face paint to transform into the creepiest versions of themselves. With a much larger emphasis on over-the-top makeup looks due to some event potentially going virtual this year, we predict this year will be the wildest one yet when it comes to costumes. To get you started on your gory mission, we rounded up some of the most terrifyingly gorgeous (or just plan horrifying) makeup-centric costumes from Instagram.

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