We’re sure you look super adorable in that ladybug, gypsy or sailor girl costume you’ve reserved for this Halloween, but sometimes, an unconventional look is the best way to attract compliments. We love conjuring up fun, unique costumes each Halloween, and luckily, social media’s most fabulous makeup artists have these formulas down pat. From porcelain dolls to mermaids and beauty queens in between, there’s no shortage of hot Halloween looks to choose from when we’re talking beauty. Take a look at these awesome tutorials to pull off the perfect costume in no time. You’re guaranteed to be the belle of the ball when following these fierce tips.

Sugar Skull by AlliNicoleee
If you want an edgy look, but one still dripping in glamour, a sparkly Sugar Skull may be right up your alley. We love the bold, colorful options we’ve seen over the past few years, and today’s beauty bloggers sure know how to take things to the next level! Check out this fabulous Sugar Skull tutorial for a quick, easy and relatively inexpensive option that makes just as big of an impact as those $70 costume options.

Ventriloquist Doll by Bonnie Corban
For a fun costume idea not usually found within the confines of your local costume store, a ventriloquist doll is a fabulous option if you want to skip the flirty this year. This fabulous tutorial by Bonnie Corban is the ideal choice for the gal who doesn’t take herself too seriously. Pair it with a white blouse and black vest and you’ve got a chic costume with a fair bit of edginess, to boot.

Mermaid Makeup Look by Alexa Poletti
Ariel ain’t got nothin’ on this fierce look by makeup blogger Alexa Poletti. This vibrant mermaid look is as gorgeous as it is easy to pull off. You’re bound to be the belle of the ball, or ocean, with this beautiful beauty look.