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7 Halloween Beauty Tutorials for Eyes, Lips, and Nails

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Waited too long to buy a costume and now stuck without one? Didn't want to spend too much cash on a costume but think you need a little something extra? Whether you're stuck in the house waiting for the waters to recede or stuck at work dealing with boring spreadsheets,YouTube's finest are bringing you some Halloween makeup and nail tutorials to give you the perfect finishing touches for your costume tomorrow.

These Dexter nails are perfect for the TV lover who's also a Halloween lover.

This spider makeup look is fierce.

These "haunted house" lips are so freaking cool that you can go without a costume.

If you want something thematic but a little less obvious, this orange and black smoky eye tutorial ought to do the trick.

If you leave this makeup on overnight, it's perfect for the Day of the Dead on November 1.

Ghost nails? How very spooky.

Finally, just what you need to complete that Clockwork Orange costume.
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