The Best Devil Halloween Makeup Ideas to Try Out this October

By Carly Cochrane - 10 months ago | Updated
Devil Makeup Ideas

Whether you love it or hate it, Halloween is the universal holiday that takes makeup to new heights every year, without fail.

From fake-blood frenzies and mind-boggling illusions to just downright scary, we are forever left in awe at the incredible (but terrifying) looks that circulate across the ‘gram throughout October.

With the next spook-season fast approaching, we’ve noticed that one makeup look in particular is already doing the rounds. Spoiler: it’s not Pennywise?!

Nope, in fact, it’s devils. Of all kinds. Creepy, colorful and daring, this year there’s a take on devil makeup that’s suited to everyone.

So, if the evil spirit is tickling your fancy this Halloween, keep scrolling for our favorite devil Halloween makeup ideas.

1. Smoky but sultry devil

Let’s kick things off with a devil makeup look that’s super easy to achieve. Aside from the epic hair horns, we love that this devil showcases a dark lip and smoky eye, giving a spooky but sultry vibe.

Get the look:

NARS Cosmetics NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Lipstick

2. Devil brow

If you love Halloween for the excuse to be extra with your makeup, then get a load of this look. Everything from the cut-crease eyeshadow to the winged eyeliner has been slayed here, whilst the devil-tail-eyebrow gives just a little touch of horror.

Get the look:

Barry M Hi Vis Bold Waterproof Eyeliner

Illamasqua Illustrator Pen

3. Glamorous red devil

Keeping up with the glam theme, we bring you this flawless red devil look from YouTuber Katie Michaelis. This transformation is easier than it looks and can be achieved with basic makeup essentials, saving you that all-important $.

Get the look:

Bh Cosmetics Drop Dead Gorgeous Lil' Bit Psycho Palette

4. Devil vs. angel makeup

Unleash both your naughty and nice side as beauty guru James Charles presents an epic devil/angel eye look.

Get the look:

By Beauty Bay Bright Matte 42 Colour Palette

By Beauty Bay Bright Matte 42 Color Palette


5. Super-sculpted devil

Give your usual contour a devilish twist with this super-sculpted Halloween makeup. This is the perfect look for the makeup-obsessed – and beginners – who want an easy way to up the ante for October 31st.

Get the look:

MAC Powder Kiss Soft Matte Eyeshadow

Jane Iredale Contour Brush

Jane Iredale Contour Brush

$31.95 $44.00 (28% off)

6. The she-devil

If you’re serious about being the she-devil this year but also like the idea of illusion makeup, then this devil makeup look is for you. Patience is a virtue with this one as the intricate details require precision, but it’s totally worth it.

Get the look:

Eyeko Eye Do Eyeliner

Eyeko Eye Do Eyeliner

$12.00 Go To Store
Milk Makeup Lip + Cheek - Mini-Size: Flip (True Red)

Milk Makeup Lip + Cheek

$21.00 Go To Store

Ardell Mega Volume False Lashes

7. Cutesy devil

If your vibe is more cute than creepy, then you're going to love this sweet take on devil makeup. From the dusky pink hair to the heart-shaped face and deep red lip, this is a sure-fire way to tell trick-or-treaters that you play naughty and nice!

Get the look:

BLEACH LONDON Smoky Rose Super Cool Colour

BLEACH LONDON Smoky Rose Super Cool Color

Charlotte Tilbury K.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick - Night Crimson

Charlotte Tilbury K.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick

$34.00 Go To Store

8. Devilish sparkle

We know Halloween is all about the ghoul and gore but we can’t resist a bit of sparkle. Make your pout the star of the show with this quick and easy devil-inspired lip look.

Get the look:

Ciaté London Glitter Storm Lipstick

INC.redible Glittergasm Lip Gloss - Red Hot Ready

INC.redible Glittergasm Lip Gloss

$11.10 Go To Store

9. Devil wing

Our favorite gal Nikkie Tutorials makes the devil look cute with a simple winged liner. We love this one if you’ve left the Halloween prep last minute.

Get the look:

SUVA Beauty Hydra FX - Cherry Bomb - Matte Red

SUVA Beauty Hydra FX


10. Pumpkin devil

Switch up the standard red devil makeup by experimenting with alternative colors and spooky Halloween costumes. This inspo combines the demon with a pumpkin to create a vibrant yet seriously creepy costume.

Get the look:

Lime Crime Venus XL Eyeshadow Palette

Lime Crime Diamond Dew Highlighter

11. Neon devil

Introducing yet more devil Halloween makeup that provides the ultimate scare factor whilst playing around with different colors. While we love the neon and metallic hues of this devil, the look can be totally customized to match your individual style.

Get the look:

MAC Art Library It's Designer

Ciaté London Liquid Chrome Lipstick

12. Ice queen devil

Get ready to snatch souls as this she-devil ice-queen hybrid is seriously chilling. The gorgeous Nicole Guerriero shows us a step-by-step tutorial on how to achieve this super-easy look.

Get the look:

Jeffree Star Cosmetics Blue Blood Eyeshadow Palette

Jeffree Star Cosmetics Blue Blood Eyeshadow Palette


13. Devil eye glitter

Eyebrow art has been spotted all over the runway recently, so why not showcase your inner fashionista this Halloween? Jazz up your under-brow with some glitter and gems or draw on devil horns for a sprinkle of evil.

Get the look:

Revolution Viva Glitter Body Balm

14. Messy little devil

The stress of your falsies not sticking down is a thing of the past with this messy little devil look. Danimara Makeup shows us everything from bitten lips to upside-down lashes with this girly-gone-wrong she-devil.

Get the look:

Morphe 8S Stellar Impact Highlighter Palette

Morphe 8S Stellar Impact Highlighter Palette

$17.60 $23.50 (26% off)

And there you have it: the best devil Halloween makeup looks out there.

If you're out to spook more than once this year then check out our Halloween page for all the makeup, hair and beauty inspo.

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Carly Cochrane

Written by Carly Cochrane

As the Senior Content Editor for Cosmetify, Carly is the go-to for all the latest (and greatest) beauty tips, tricks and trends. With over six years of experience in the industry, she knows all the ins-and-outs when it comes to health, beauty and wellbeing. 

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