One of our favorite Halloween looks pulls from an iconic "scary" image: the skull. Using extreme contouring and shadowing, makeup can be used to create an incredibly lifelike skeleton costume. We've put together some of the most stunning skeleton faces we've seen on Instagram — each is totally gorgeous and totally terrifying.
62 Terrifyingly Cool Skeleton Makeup Ideas to Try For Halloween
LOVE this technique! It's another one I've seen around before. the same the same idea could work with other materials depending on your needs. for example, you might use leather if you were making something like a masquerade style mask.
DIY Medusa Headband. Buy cheap plastic snakes at the dollar store (a few dozen in a pack), wire, a double banded headband, and a can of silver or gold spray paint. Wire the snakes onto the headband and then spray paint the whole thing.