11 Last-Minute Halloween Looks That Only Require Eye Shadow

Halloween is just around the corner, and if you’re the type of person who waits until the final hour to throw something together (or you simply don’t have time to plan a full-on outfit before the big night), the days leading up to October 31 can feel, well, stressful. Luckily, there are a ton of cool Halloween eye shadow ideas that won’t require a second thought.

Whether you want to go all-out with your makeup this year (because Halloween is the night to do it) and wear an eye shadow look inspired by your favorite Euphoria character, or you prefer to keep it more understated approach with winged eyeliner and a smoky shade of gray, there’s an eye shadow look for whoever or whatever you want to be this year. Scroll down below to get inspired for your Halloween eye shadow.

Cassie from Euphoria

When you want to go all out for Halloween (and we mean all out), layer on the adhesive rhinestones and green eye shadow to go as Cassie from Euphoria.

Jules from Euphoria

Jules Euphoria Halloween makeup



Prefer to wear bright colors? Opt to wear a highly pigmented shadow like Jules and give it an artistic touch with graphic eyeliner.

Jessica Rabbit

Jessica Rabbit Halloween makeup



For anyone who wants to have a sultry look this Halloween, create a costume inspired by Jessica Rabbit, and finish it off with lavender eye shadow and fluttery lashes.


For anyone who loves glitter, you can never go wrong with a unicorn costume for Halloween. Layer on a glitter eye shadow and then add some more sparkle on top with a glitter gel.

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse last-minute heavy cat-eye Halloween makeup


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If you want to have a more subtle eye shadow look for Halloween, Amy Winehouse's exaggerated winged liner will be perfect with an opaque black eye shadow.

Maddy from Euphoria

Maddy Euphoria Halloween makeup



Another bold Euphoria look is Maddy's rhinestone eyeliner combined with a clean and exaggerated cat eye. Complete the look with slicked-back ponytail and you're set to go.

Lady Gaga

Want to channel Lady Gaga this Halloween? A bold, metallic eye shadow will do the trick—and if you want to kick it up a notch, sport the musician's adhesive mask.

Harley Quinn

Last-minute Harley Quinn Halloween makeup



Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad has paved the way for anyone who wants an edgy ensemble for Halloween. Create this look with blue and red eye shadow.

Rue from Euphoria

Euphoria Rue glitter eye makeup for Halloween



If your favorite character from Euphoria is Rue, create a smoky eye and then dabble it with silver glitter.

Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Halloween makeup



If you want to be a supervillain this year, sport Poison Ivy's green eye shadow and spidery long lashes with an all-green ensemble and a red wig.

Black Swan

Black Swan Halloween eye makeup



If you want an iconic eye shadow look for Halloween, sport the makeup in Black Swan. Dark, edgy, and cool, this makeup look alone will tell everyone exactly who you are.

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