9 Last Minute Halloween Costumes & Makeup Ideas for Women

by Kristiyana

If you’ve landed on this article, we’re guessing you’re running out of time to put together a Halloween costume. Don’t worry – we’re here to help you! Maybe you’re having trouble coming up with something original? That’s why we’ve put together a list of last-minute Halloween costume and makeup ideas for women that are really easy to make.

Last Minute Halloween Costumes for Women – Grandmother on the Coast

grandmother on the coast is a cool and simple last minute halloween costume

Are you looking for a comfortable yet trendy last-minute costume? You can transform the coastal grandmother aesthetic that’s ubiquitous on TikTok into one of the coziest DIY costumes ever, using pieces you (or your grandmother) already own. You can bring the trendy aesthetic to life with a bucket hat, straw bag, knit sweater, and linen pants.

Rue from Euphoria

euphoria is full of trendy outfits and makeup ideas for the creepy season

Euphoria is full of trendy outfits, glittery makeup, and of course, drama. While Maddy and Cassie’s matching sets are perfect for a group costume, Rue’s favorite hoodie makes for a last-minute DIY Halloween costume, especially if you’re going alone. Just throw on a maroon hoodie, an oversized tie-dye t-shirt, biker shorts, and a pair of black high-top Converse.

Rollerblading Barbie

this barbie costume is the perfect diy halloween outfit for women

Thanks to the success of the Barbie movie and the inspired Barbiecore trend, this costume is the perfect DIY Halloween outfit to make your rollerblading dreams come true this year!

Create the look with a neon swimsuit, neon biker shorts, protective clothing and visor. No skates? No problem! Glue cutouts of wheels to the sides of your sneakers for a sporty look.

Last Minute Halloween Costumes – Catwoman

catwoman's outfit is a surprisingly quick halloween costume to make by yourself

Catwoman’s black outfit in The Batman is a surprisingly quick DIY Halloween costume. Grab a leather jacket, leather pants or leggings and a black hat, and you’ll transform into a DC crime fighter and motorcyclist. For extra points, wear a cat ear headband under the hat to complete the look.

Mary Poppins

last minute halloween costumes for women mary poppins

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Transform yourself into the famous magical nanny with a few basics you probably already own, like a blazer, a white button down, and a black skirt.

Complete the look with a red bow tie, oversized bag, umbrella, and her signature hat for a last minute Halloween costume that’s practically perfect in every way.

Bernie Sanders Wearing His Mittens

pay hommage to bernie meme with this warm last minute halloween outfit

There’s nothing cozier than a pair of knitted mittens… and a puffy winter coat. Take inspiration from Senator Sanders’ outfit and pay homage to the classic Bernie meme with this warm costume. All you need is a jacket, a mask, glasses and, essential, the mittens.

Also read: 20 Easy Halloween Costumes with Clothes You Already Have for 2023

Ideas for Last Minute Halloween Makeup for Women

It’s never too late to dress up for Halloween! Here is some last minute makeup inspiration for women looking for a simple but very original look.

Activate the Witchy Vibes

a perfect look for everyone who wants to dress up like a witch for halloween

A simple but effective idea for last minute Halloween makeup. The perfect look for anyone who wants to dress up like a witch. Still thinking about it… You just need to paint your lips ruby red and use eyeliner (preferably the same color) to create a wavy triangle in the outer corners of your eyes.

Last Minute Halloween Makeup – Creepy Doll

last minute halloween scarry doll makeup

Put a new spin on the spooky doll look this season! Opt for a clear facial expression and let the natural look of your skin take center stage. Draw an ellipse around your eyes and lips. Use some gold eyeshadow or glitter around the corners of your eyes. Now, here’s the kicker: use false eyelashes in the outer corners of your eyes to complete the look.

Bingo! You’re ready to rock the party and look stunning doing it too. Put on a pretty dress, curl your hair, and you’re done. This look is the stuff dreams are made of.

The Countess from American Horror Story: Hotel

the countess from american horror story hotel is a stylish but creepy look for halloween

The Countess is an iconic character played by Lady Gaga in the television series American Horror Story: Hotel, and her look is famous for its combination of gothic, glamour and seduction – the perfect inspiration for Halloween!

To achieve this stylish yet spooky ensemble, start by applying a lighter shade of foundation and powder all over your face, highlighting your cheekbones with a dramatic contour. Next, paint over your eyebrows with a lighter concealer to create the Countess’ classic white eyebrows. Using black or brown eyeliner, draw an elongated, dramatic wing and apply black shadow to your eye sockets. Finally, complete the look with a dark red lip.

Also read: How to Do Ghost Makeup for Halloween? Step-by-Step Instructions

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