Halloween is here but with the ongoing global pandemic, election stress and overall 2020 fatigue, this year we are more into self-care than holiday scares.
This October, skip the tricks of complicated costumes and treat yourself to Halloween-inspired beauty buys. From pumpkin spice eye palettes to black shower slime, to shop these 10 beauty picks perfect for the spooky season and beyond.
Treat your skin to a healthy dose of pumpkin with this powerful exfoliating mask from Peter Thomas Roth. Pumpkin Enzyme, Alpha Hydroxy Acid, and Aluminum Oxide Crystals provide a triple-action exfoliation effect to address dull, aging, and congested skin. Fine lines and wrinkles are smoothed, pore size is reduced, and radiance is restored.
$60 SHOP NOW
A sinister burgundy nail shade, Christian Louboutin Beauty’s polish is housed in a signature spike-tipped faceted bottle, inspired by European architecture of the 17th and 18th centuries. The custom-designed, patented triangular brush flawlessly delivers matte, brilliant color in just two coats.
The intoxicating scent of rebellion informs Kilian’s Black Phantom “Memento Mori,” a powerful eau de parfum inspired by the legacies of pirates. Swashbuckling notes of Caribbean rum, coffee and cyanide spar with cacao and whiskey, while a host of woods smooth the dry down. Presented with one of the label’s covetable clutch bags that takes the form of a skull as its figurehead, it’s a fragrance that lets fantasy set sail.
$252 SHOP NOW
A collection of dark shade lipsticks with a long-lasting finish, Gucci’s Rouge à Lèvres Gothique delivers deep, ultra-pigmented color with black undertone and a metallic finish. This lipstick has a special-effect pigment that reflects light to create a dazzling finish and a 3-D effect on the lips. It is creamy and sensory, and the texture adheres to the lips for long-lasting comfort. Each lipstick is encased within precious gold-toned packaging topped with a black cover decorated with a gold metallic star print.
$46 SHOP NOW
Capture all the fall feels with this limited-edition too-cute palette from Too Faced baked with 18 scented warm and spicy shades. Rich, creamy colors in a variety of finishes make transitioning your look from daytime dreamy to night-time sultry as easy as pie. The palette’s color options are rich and smooth in texture for beautiful color payoff and are infused with the scent of pumpkin pie.
$49 SHOP NOW
Featuring a unique black and purple design, Anna Sui’s dramatic gothic-inspired face brush effortlessly applies powder makeup to deliver a natural, even finish. With soft bristles and a sturdy handle, this must-have brush is a stand out addition to your collection.
$29 SHOP NOW
Revolution’s Halloween Skull Highlighter in the shimmery red “Blood Of My Enemies” shade. The glossy liquid can be dripped along the cheekbones, forehead, bridge of the nose – anywhere you want to enhance a bloody look. The reflective glitter particles are guaranteed to shine in the moonlight. Be prepared to have everyone spooked when you show them the skull head bottle. Warning: not for basic witches!
$8 SHOP NOW
Sistas! We’ve waited 300 years (right down to the day) for this Hocus Pocus beauty collection. Colourpop’s ultra cool limited edition collection. Brew up something spooky with complete Hocus Pocus Collection. The set includes the Gather Round Sisters Palette, Sanderson Sisters Lux Lipstick Kits, three Créme Gel Liners, two Glitterally Obsessed Gels, and three witchy False Lashes.
$122 SHOP NOW
Whether you’re going for a glam look like Miss Argentina or something more subtle like Lydia Deetz, you’re going to need a fun set of eyeshadow brushes. From Beetlejuice, this Loungefly set comes with a sandworm brush holder. Each brush has a black & green ombre tip and black& white striped handle.
$34.90 SHOP NOW
Meet your slimy, self-care sidekick. Lush’s “Boo!” slippery vegan shower slime is made with scrubby ground coconut shell to help shake off your dead skin cells and leave you feeling soft and smooth. Plus it comes with Lord Of Misrule’s spicy-sweet perfume of vanilla absolute, black pepper oil and dark Sumatran patchouli oil for an aroma that’s stimulating, comforting and ground all at once. This product is all treat, no tricks.
$19.95 for 7.4 oz. SHOP NOW