7 Irish Makeup Artists To Follow For Some Serious Halloween Inspiration

You can look perfectly horrifying with just the contents of your makeup bag.

OK, so… we know it’s only October 2, but we’re already just a BIT pumped for Halloween. Sure you have to start thinking about costumes now anyway, otherwise you find yourself in an hour-long queue outside the local joke shop come October 30.

If you prefer the focus of your costume to be makeup, there are plenty of Irish MUAs to be inspired by.

Keilidh Cashell (@keilidhmua)

Monaghan-based Keilidh has hundreds of thousands of followers on Instagram and YouTube – expect her Halloween looks to be bursting with creativity and originality.

Alanna Gormley (@alannagormleymua)

Want to be truly terrifying on October 31? Alanna here specialises in gore (really, you may not want to click on her Insta if you’re of a sensitive disposition).

Kate Boylan (@_kateboylan_)

For those who don’t want to go full tentacles coming out of your eyeballs, Kate offers spooky makeup with a generous helping of glam.

Rachel Coffey (@rachelcmakeup)

Self-taught Rachel puts the ‘art’ in ‘makeup artist’. Her looks are inspired by everything from Greek mythology to Disney to superheroes, and they’re seriously impressive.

Laura Dempsey (@laudempseymua)

Who said clowns have to be scary? We love this sweet glitter look from our fave Waterford MUA Laura.

Orla Fenton (@orlafentonmua)

Mascara tears, but make it spooky.

Natalie Costello (@natzbuzz)

Natalie can turn herself into just about anyone with some makeup – she’s been Jack Sparrow, Cher, Michael Jackson, and The Nun from The Conjuring movies.

Jade Mullet (@jademullett)

Jade will show you how to turn an Instaglam look into a Halloween costume with a few simple steps.