Forget the full costume — there’s nothing cooler than showing off a bone-chillingly cool makeup look on Halloween. If you’re a beauty buff, you know that the options are endless when it comes to Halloween makeup, but you also know that one look reigns true as the coolest every year: the skeleton.
Creating the look of a skull on your face is easier than you might think, and the options are endless when it comes to styles, colors, and overall looks. By utilizing extreme contouring and shadowing, your favorite makeup products can be used to create an incredibly lifelike skeleton costume. If you need some inspiration this year, take a look at the most stunning skeleton faces we’ve seen on Instagram — each is totally gorgeous and totally terrifying in its own way.