10 Halloween Makeup Kits Actually Worth Buying

Halloween is almost here. Can you believe it?!

We know having a stand-out makeup look on this most ghoulish of days is a top priority. Halloween makeup kits are a great, cost-effective way to transform your face into the scary or sultry makeup looks of your dreams.

We’ve narrowed down our ten best-selling makeup kits below so you can get a head start on the perfect Halloween look.

Ben Nye Old Age Kit

Grandma, is that you?! Transform into an elderly version of yourself this Halloween with Ben Nye’s Old Age Kit. For just $20, the kit comes with full coverage foundation, a black pencil, cream makeup to create skin spots and wrinkles, silver grey hair color and tools to create classic aging techniques (wedges, a stippling sponge, and a makeup brush). It also comes with detailed instructions for both males and females to create a successful disguise.

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Graftobian Severe Trauma Kit

What do back alley brawls, a car crash and a nasty tumble down the stairs have in common? Broken noses, black eyes, cuts,

and bruises. The Severe Trauma Kit comes with all the makeup you need to create realistic FX-simulated looks.

The $20 kit comes with six creme color wheels, one foundation, five contouring and accent shades, face powder, modeling wax, spirit gum, stage blood, a makeup brush, stipple sponge, foam wedges, and step-by-step instructions.

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Mehron Zombie Character Kit

Channel all the Walking Dead vibes this Halloween with Mehron’s Zombie Character Kit. At just $36.95, you’ll get a collection of professional-grade performance makeup similar to what is used on set of the cult favorite TV show.

The kit includes step-by-step instructions, Mehron’s Pro Color Ring in “Bruise”, coagulated blood gel, zombie flesh liquid latex, zombie flesh color cup, white color cup, Stageline makeup brush, Tooth FX in “Nicotine/Decay”, non-latex foam wedge, and makeup remover wipes.

Shop the Mehron Zombie Premium Character Kit

Ben Nye Cat/Lion Kit

An easy Halloween go-to look, transform into the purr-fect feline this October with Ben Nye’s Cat/Lion Kit. The affordable kit (just $20) comes with cat-colored foundation, a four-color cat palette, a black pencil, a flat brush, sponge applicators, quick cleanse remover and directions.

The kit is good for up to six applications.

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Kryolan Flaming Skull Kit

This amazing Halloween look is as beautiful as it is haunting. Follow the included instructions to quickly and easily create an elaborate Flaming Skull that looks as if you spent hours in front of the mirror.

For $36 you’ll get four Aquacolors, one color spray, one round makeup sponge, one training burns and one Torey round brush.

Shop the Kryolan Flaming Skull Kit

Ben Nye Vampire Kit

The simplicity of transforming into a ghastly vampire has never been easier than with Ben Nye’s Vampire/Vampiress Kit. In fact, this $20 kit has been the brand’s bestselling Halloween makeup kit for nearly two decades.

Included in the kit are one vampire foundation, a four-color vampire palette, black pencil, Stage Blood, fangs, a flat brush, sponge applicators, and directions. You’ll get four to six applications out of this one kit, so team up with friends to create a gang of terrifying characters.

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Kryolan Ice Effects Kit

Whether you’re creating a Game of Thrones character or a frozen nomad, the Kryolan Ice Effects Kit gives you all the tools you need to create snow and frost effects of any kind. For pro artists, this kit holds up for stage, show and 4K/8K technology.

Components of this $50 kit include small and large ice crystals, snow, GF-QAT- N Soft Gel. Use the gel to fix the ice crystals in place.

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Ben Nye Witch Makeup Kit

Cast a spell on your face with Ben Nye’s popular Witch Makeup Kit. The creme-based makeup provided in this $20 kit allows you to easily create the appearance of textured, wrinkly skin that will haunt passerby throughout Halloween night.

Included in the kit are one witch foundation, a four-color witch palette, a black pencil, a flat brush, sponge applicators, quick cleanse remover, and step-by-step instructions. Use this kit up to six times.

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Kryolan Pop Art Gal Kit

Transform into a sultry pop art princess with Kryolan’s Pop Art Gal Kit. For $60 you’ll get every product needed to create this amazing Halloween look. It also comes with a visual step-by-step guide explaining the techniques and products in details.

The kit includes one ultra foundation, five Aquacolors, one color spray, one translucent powder, six latex sponge wedges, and one Torey round brush.

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Kryolan Fairy Girl Kit

Create a fantastical fairy makeup look for just $61.50 using Kryolan’s Fairy Girl Kit. The shimmery, effervescent products will have heads turning all night long. The kit includes one Spirit Gum, a pair of small latex Sprite ears, one multi-gel, one pack of Stargirl eyelashes, one lash adhesive, and two Aquacolors.

Shop the Kryolan Fairy Girl Kit

Shop The Makeup Kits

We conveniently linked all of the makeup kits mentioned in this article down below. Get a head start on Halloween!

1) Shop the Ben Nye Old Age Kit

2) Shop the Graftobian Severe Trauma Kit

3) Shop the Mehron Zombie Premium Character Kit

4) Shop the Ben Nye Cat/Lion Kit

5) Shop the Kryolan Flaming Skull Kit

6) Shop the Ben Nye Vampire Kit

7) Shop the Kryolan Ice Effects Kit

8) Shop the Ben Nye Witch Makeup Kit

9) Shop the Kryolan Pop Art Gal Kit

10) Shop the Kryolan Fairy Girl Kit

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About Camera Ready Cosmetics

Camera Ready Cosmetics was founded in 2003 by pro makeup artist Mary Erickson. An industry veteran for more than 30 years, Mary knows quality and value and understands what an artist needs. Mary is the buyer for Camera Ready Cosmetics and chooses only what she would use on set.

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