Your essential Halloween make-up kit

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Love Halloween? Keep these in your arsenal for a show stopper...

Halloween divides people. In true Regina George style you have one side: looks pretty, wears revealing outfit and makeup that looks pretty as punch. Then there’s the Cady camp: goes all out with scary makeup and doesn’t care if they look fugly.

In the words of Cady: “In the real world, Halloween is when kids dress up in costumes and beg for candy. In Girl World, Halloween is the one day a year when a girl can dress up like a total slut and no other girls can say anything else about it.”

Can you tell we’re die hard Mean Girls fans? Sorry not sorry.

It’s hard to scroll down your Instragram feed without seeing major Halloween inspo. This year already we’ve spied beautiful jewelled mermaids, sculptured skeleton faces and black swans that actually scare us (quite a lot.) It feels like all year we’ve been waiting for this moment to happen. We’re free to go crazy with face paints, eyeliner and lipstick and let the haters hate. And that doesn’t even cover the chocolate / sweets / excuse to party. That’s a whole other realm. We just love Halloween.

If you’re trick or treating days are behind you, look no further than some imaginative makeup that will make people look twice. If you’d rather be in the Regina camp and just look extra gorgy at your party tonight – then we’ve got some essentials to keep your lashes long, your skin poreless and your lips defined.

Here are some fail-safe makeup products that keep both camps happy. Whether you want to enhance your features (we’re talking contoured cat) or you want to look seriously skeletal we’ve got you covered… Keep these pieces in your kit so you can become whoever you want to. A new look means you can (arguably) get away with whatever – let the mischief commence…

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