10 Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids

Trick or treating around the neighbourhood may be off the cards this year but that doesn’t mean you still can’t dress up and share the fun with your family! We’ve come up with some of the spookiest Halloween costume ideas from magical unicorns to monstrous zombies, with tips and tricks on how to create some of the most iconic Halloween face paint looks to match your costume…

 

1. SPIDER GIRL

To complement a creepy-crawly costume, you need to get all eight of your legs onto this easy Spider Girl face paint look. Using the Halloween Face Paint Kit, sponge Classic Purple on the top side of the face and then to the bottom of the opposite side. Using Classic Black, add swirls over the purple. Add some horizontal black lines to create the web and highlight in Classic White.

2. DINOSAUR

If you’re going prehistoric and have chosen a dinosaur outfit for this Halloween, make sure your face looks as roaaarsome as your costume! To recreate the rough skin of these fearsome reptiles, you can follow our Dinosaur face paint guide create your dinosaur mask. Using the Ultimate Party Pack, add Classic Dark Brown and with sponge across the forehead and bridge of the nose and blend. Use a brush to add horns with Classic White and add some Classic Bright Yellow dots around the nose and side of the face. Outline the detail with either a fine brush and Classic Black or the Black Brush Pen and you’ll be Jurassic ready!

3. WITCH

To match your spellbinding costume, you can follow our easy Witch face paint guide. Draw on thick black eyebrows using Classic Black. Mixing a little Grass Green and Classic Black together, add wrinkles and the chin, cheeks and eyes - blending with a small sponge. You can even use our Special FX Kit to add a fake crooked nose and warts! Once you’ve finished your look, everyone will be under your spell!

4. SUGAR SKULL

Spruce up your skeleton outfit by creating a Mexican inspired Sugar Skull. Using the Ultimate Party Pack, sponge White over the entire face, and then draw black circles around your eyes, a diamond on your nose and stitches across your mouth. Use your favourite colours from the pack to create your flourishes, these can be teardrop shapes or swirly patterns. You can go as colourful and glittery as you want with this otherworldly skull!

5. UNICORN

To take your unicorn costume to the next level, make sure your make up is looking mythical with our Unicorn face paint guide. Using Classic White from the Fantasy Face Paint Kit to create ears above the eyes and a horn shape on the forehead. Outline the white ears and horn with Classic Pale Yellow, Classic Pale Green and Sparkle Lilac. Use a mix of sparkle colours to create swirls on the cheeks and then outline the look with a brush and Classic Black. Unicorn’s love glitter - why not pick from the Snazaroo Glitter range and use it to create stars on the face with a fine brush. Sparkly and supernatural, what’s not to love?

6. FRANKENSTEIN'S MONSTER

If you’ve got your Frankenstein’s Monster costume lined up and ready to go, follow this easy Frankenstein's Monster face paint guide to create a monstrous mug. Use Dark Bright Green from the Halloween Face Paint Kit as the base over your whole face, apply Classic Black to make dark eyes and draw out some big stitches across your face. Use the Snazaroo Gel Blood on the stitches to make them look extra gruesome!

7. PRINCESS

For a costume fit for a princess, you can adorn your face with pretty patterns and face paints to look even more royal! Following our Princess face paint guide and using the Ultimate Party Pack, you can draw out your princess mask with ease - using a mix of soft lilacs and pinks. Sky blue and yellow details ensure you’ll be the belle of the ball!

8. ZOMBIE

For a Zombie look that bites back, make sure your face looks lifeless. Following our Zombie face paint guide, use the White from the Halloween Face Paint Kit and a sponge to cover the face and then mix some White and Black together to make grey and apply to add depth around the eyes. Add in some Grey for definition. Take a fine brush and add the detail to the face with  Black, switching to White to add some crooked teeth on the side of the face. Add a bit of drama using Dark Red on the temple and a cut to the cheek.

9. PUMPKIN

Dressing up as the Halloween icon, the Pumpkin? Why not try our Pumpkin face paint guide! Using an Orange Brush Pen from the Halloween Brush Pen Pack, draw a mask shape around your eyes. Use a Black Brush Pen to go around the outline of the mask, put in the groove lines of your pumpkin and fill a triangle shape on your nose. Use green to draw your stalk on your forehead and if you fancy a bit of colour, add rainbow stripes to your chin! And there you have it, Halloween’s scariest vegetable!

10. VAMPIRE

To create a truly bloodsucking Vampire look, then try out this Vampire face paint guide. To get the dreaded look, first, paint your whole face with White. Use Black to create thick eyebrows and mark out some fangs underneath your bottom lip. No vampire would be complete without blood - you can use Bright Red or Special FX Gel Blood paint to create blood dripping from your fangs. Just make sure to watch out for garlic!

Trick or treating around the neighbourhood may be off the cards this year but that doesn’t mean you still can’t dress up and share the fun with your family! We’ve come up with some of the spookiest Halloween costume ideas from magical unicorns to monstrous zombies, with tips and tricks on how to create some of the most iconic Halloween face paint looks to match your costume…

 

1. SPIDER GIRL

To complement a creepy-crawly costume, you need to get all eight of your legs onto this easy Spider Girl face paint look. Using the Halloween Face Paint Kit, sponge Classic Purple on the top side of the face and then to the bottom of the opposite side. Using Classic Black, add swirls over the purple. Add some horizontal black lines to create the web and highlight in Classic White.

Halloween Face Paint Party Kit

Halloween Face Paint Kit

$18.99

Girl with Spider Girl face paint design for Halloween

2. DINOSAUR

If you’re going prehistoric and have chosen a dinosaur outfit for this Halloween, make sure your face looks as roaaarsome as your costume! To recreate the rough skin of these fearsome reptiles, you can follow our Dinosaur face paint guide create your dinosaur mask. Using the Ultimate Party Pack, add Classic Dark Brown and with sponge across the forehead and bridge of the nose and blend. Use a brush to add horns with Classic White and add some Classic Bright Yellow dots around the nose and side of the face. Outline the detail with either a fine brush and Classic Black or the Black Brush Pen and you’ll be Jurassic ready!

Face Paint Party Kit

Ultimate Party Pack

$29.99

Boy with Dinosaur face paint design

3. WITCH

To match your spellbinding costume, you can follow our easy Witch face paint guide. Draw on thick black eyebrows using Classic Black. Mixing a little Grass Green and Classic Black together, add wrinkles and the chin, cheeks and eyes - blending with a small sponge. You can even use our Special FX Kit to add a fake crooked nose and warts! Once you’ve finished your look, everyone will be under your spell!

face painting special effects kit

Special FX Face Paint Kit

$24.99

4. SUGAR SKULL

Spruce up your skeleton outfit by creating a Mexican inspired Sugar Skull. Using the Ultimate Party Pack, sponge White over the entire face, and then draw black circles around your eyes, a diamond on your nose and stitches across your mouth. Use your favourite colours from the pack to create your flourishes, these can be teardrop shapes or swirly patterns. You can go as colourful and glittery as you want with this otherworldly skull!

Face Paint Party Kit

Ultimate Party Pack

$29.99

Boy with Sugar Skull face paint design

5. UNICORN

To take your unicorn costume to the next level, make sure your make up is looking mythical with our Unicorn face paint guide. Using Classic White from the Fantasy Face Paint Kit to create ears above the eyes and a horn shape on the forehead. Outline the white ears and horn with Classic Pale Yellow, Classic Pale Green and Sparkle Lilac. Use a mix of sparkle colours to create swirls on the cheeks and then outline the look with a brush and Classic Black. Unicorn’s love glitter - why not pick from the Snazaroo Glitter range and use it to create stars on the face with a fine brush. Sparkly and supernatural, what’s not to love?

Fantasy face paint party kit

Fantasy Face Paint Kit

$18.99

girl with Unicorn face paint design

6. FRANKENSTEIN'S MONSTER

If you’ve got your Frankenstein’s Monster costume lined up and ready to go, follow this easy Frankenstein's Monster face paint guide to create a monstrous mug. Use Classic Dark Green from the Halloween Face Paint Kit as the base over your whole face, apply Classic Black to make dark eyes and draw out some big stitches across your face. Use the Snazaroo Gel Blood on the stitches to make them look extra gruesome!

Halloween Face Paint Party Kit

Halloween Face Paint Kit

$18.99

Boy with Frankenstein face paint design for Halloween

7. PRINCESS

For a costume fit for a princess, you can adorn your face with pretty patterns and face paints to look even more royal! Following our Princess face paint guide and using the Ultimate Party Pack, you can draw out your princess mask with ease - using a mix of soft lilacs and pinks. Sky blue and yellow details ensure you’ll be the belle of the ball!

Fantasy face paint party kit

Fantasy Face Paint Kit

$18.99

girl with Princess face paint design

8. ZOMBIE

For a Zombie look that bites back, make sure your face looks lifeless. Following our Zombie face paint guide, use the White from the Halloween Face Paint Kit and a sponge to cover the face and then mix some White and Black together to make grey and apply to add depth around the eyes. Add in some Grey for definition. Take a fine brush and add the detail to the face with  Black, switching to White to add some crooked teeth on the side of the face. Add a bit of drama using Dark Red on the temple and a cut to the cheek.

Halloween Face Paint Party Kit

Halloween Face Paint Kit

$18.99

Boy with Zombie face paint design

9. PUMPKIN

Dressing up as the Halloween icon, the Pumpkin? Why not try our Pumpkin face paint guide! Using an Orange Brush Pen from the Halloween Brush Pen Pack, draw a mask shape around your eyes. Use a Black Brush Pen to go around the outline of the mask, put in the groove lines of your pumpkin and fill a triangle shape on your nose. Use green to draw your stalk on your forehead and if you fancy a bit of colour, add rainbow stripes to your chin! And there you have it, Halloween’s scariest vegetable!

Pack of Halloween face paint pens

Brush Pen Halloween Pack

$9.99

10. VAMPIRE

To create a truly bloodsucking Vampire look, then try out this Vampire face paint guide. To get the dreaded look, first, paint your whole face with White. Use Black to create thick eyebrows and mark out some fangs underneath your bottom lip. No vampire would be complete without blood - you can use Bright Red paint to create blood dripping from your fangs. Just make sure to watch out for garlic!

face painting special effects kit

Special FX Face Paint Kit

$24.99

girl with step 1 of Glam Skull face paint design