Halloween is a time to get creative, and because celebrities have access to some of the best makeup artists in the business, they always deliver incredible looks during the spookiest time of the year! Wonderwall.com is taking a look back at some of the most impressive celeb Halloween makeup looks over the years, starting with incredible creation that made us do a double-take… On Halloween 2020, supermodel Bella Hadid took to Instagram to share this selfie with makeup artist Sam Visser, who helped her bring her costume vision to life: She's a living, breathing piece of Roy Lichtenstein pop art. While Sam handled her face, Bella explained on social media, "wig and clothes [are] styled by me." Now keep reading for more of the best celebrity Halloween makeup…
YouTuber Gigi Gorgeous's makeup was designed to create an optical illusion when she closed her eyes, making her look like the cartoon version of Sally from "A Nightmare Before Christmas" (alongside wife Nats Getty as Jack) on the red carpet at the Seventh Annual UNICEF Masquerade Ball on Oct. 26, 2019.
Heidi Klum, who hosts a star-studded party every year, always has one of the most extravagant Halloween costumes in Hollywood. Her incredible makeup in 2013 really made her old woman costume look authentic!
In 2019, with the help of celebrity makeup artist Patrick Ta, supermodel Gigi Hadid transformed into one of Hollywood's most recognizable fictional characters: Stanley Ipkiss, aka The Mask! Of course Gigi's look was as glamorous (look at that contour) as it was totally accurate! Who knew The Mask could look edgy?
If there's one thing Demi Lovato has made apparent, it's her love for the spookiest day of the year. For Halloween 2019, the "I Love Me" singer channeled famed Queen of France Marie Antoinette! "Halloween round 1… I told y'all I don't play on Halloween!! It's my time to shine 😝✨," she captioned this regal snap.
When Rihanna hit the streets of New York City dressed as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle in 2014, she didn't just pop on a mask. The superstar opted for green body paint all over. Well done, RiRi!
Joey King, is that you?! In 2018, the actress transformed herself into a seriously spooky fictional character: Lord Voldemort from the "Harry Potter" film franchise. She nailed this look!
Emily Ratajkowski painted herself yellow when she dressed up as Marge Simpson during Heidi Klum's Halloween party in 2015.
No, that is not Post Malone. It's actually Rita Ora dressed up like the musician for Halloween in 2018. How epic are those faux tats?!
The resemblance is uncanny! For Halloween 2019, Kourtney Kardashian channeled one of music's biggest names: Ariana Grande. From her winged eyeliner and highlighted cheekbones to her high ponytail and babydoll dress, we think Kourtney nailed it.
It's hard to tell, but behind that black-and-white face paint is Ariel Winter! The "Modern Family" star amped up the sexy on her skeleton costume with fishnets, thigh-high boots and a leotard but that face paint had us deceived for a moment!
For her annual Halloween party in 2018, model Heidi Klum was transformed into Princess Fiona from the "Shrek" film franchise. The resemblance is uncanny!
Rapper G-Eazy delivered an incredible Edward Scissorhands look — complete with facial scars — for Marquee New York's Night of the Fallen Halloween party in New York City on Oct. 26, 2019.
Woah! Back in 2004, Katie Couric transformed into Donald Trump with the help of some expert makeup and a wig for the "Today" show Halloween special.
We barely recognized Kim Kardashian West when she dressed up as Poison Ivy to host Midori's Green Halloween party in 2011. It wasn't just the wig that transformed her appearance — her green facial appliqués really completed the look!
Michelle Trachtenberg channeled a spooky antique doll during Heidi Klum's Halloween party in 2014. The cracks created with makeup really enhanced the effect!
Amazing what a little red lipstick can do to transform your face! Ali Landry simply had to pair red glasses with a bright red lip and voila! We have talk show host legend Sally Jessy Raphael.
Childhood dreams come true! Singer-songwriter-rapper Justine Skye clearly grew up watching one of the early aughts' quintessential cartoons. For Halloween 2019, she transformed herself into the effortlessly edgy Shego from "Kim Possible." From her luscious locks to her cool-toned makeup, Justine flawlessly channeled the series' antagonist. "There Shego … 🔥," she captioned the pic on Instagram.
Model Lais Ribeiro turned to makeup artist and body paint expert Floriane David and natural hairstylist Suhailah Wali to transform her into Neytiri, the Na'vi princess from "Avatar," for Marquee New York's Night of the Fallen Halloween party, which she attended with fiancé Joakim Noah, on Oct. 26, 2019. The look took seven hours to complete!
Colton Haynes proved he takes Halloween very seriously in 2014 when he dressed as an ultra-realistic Princess Fiona from "Shrek."
Sometimes less is more. In 2019, Tracee Ellis Ross transformed herself into Lupita Nyong'o's Red from "Us," Jordan Peele's critically acclaimed thriller. To achieve the brilliantly chilling costume, Tracee opted for a minimal, barely-there makeup look.
We all know that Heidi Klum is the queen of Halloween. But would you have recognized her walking down the street in this ensemble? Between the mask, makeup and claw hands, Heidi was the perfect werewolf from Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video. She can really be anyone she wants to be!
Heidi Klum went as a beautiful blue Technicolor butterfly during her 2014 Halloween bash.
Heidi Klum knows how to dress for Halloween! For her annual party in 2015, the German supermodel flawlessly transformed herself into cartoon character Jessica Rabbit. She also performed Jessica's noteworthy song from "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" for her party guests.
An unrecognizable David Arquette really went all-out during Adam Lambert's Halloween party in 2013. His makeup sure helped transform him into a convincing Bozo the Clown.
A much scarier clown? Demi Lovato, who shared this selfie of her incredible makeup as she transformed into evil Pennywise from "It" for Halloween 2019.
Kelly Osbourne shared this close-up of the killer custom clown look she sported — makeup artist Kip Zachary gets the credit — for Paris Hilton's 2019 Halloween party.
While Kylie Jenner didn't dress up as a spooky character, we can't help but fawn over her sultry eye look here. For Halloween 2016, the makeup mogul and reality TV star donned colored contacts and channeled Christina Aguilera from her "Dirrty" music video. From the smoky eye to the glossy lip, Kylie looked straight out of the early aughts.
While we're not quite sure which spooky character Rihanna was going for, we can't help but adore her makeup look nonetheless. In 2018, the Fenty Beauty founder was photographed leaving a Halloween party wearing hot pink skull makeup, proving that she can pull off just about any look imaginable.
"Glee" star Chris Colfer went as Grumpy Cat for Halloween 2014. His makeup really pulled the costume together!
In 2018, on-off couple The Weeknd and Bella Hadid made a splash in their costumes. The Weeknd donned an epic Beetlejuice look while Bella nailed Lydia Deetz. However, in terms of wild makeup and transformations, The Weeknd wins for authenticity!
How does she make something so spooky seem so cute?! On the scariest day of the year in 2018, Victoria Justice very creatively transformed herself into one of the most mystical boards out there: a Ouija board! Her look was equal parts playful and chilling.
It's amazing what a little makeup can do! Lisa Rinna's dress and wig were on-point, but it was really her penciled eyebrows and lips that helped her transform perfectly into Lucille Ball during the 17th Annual Dream Halloween event in 2010.
A little face paint turned Natalie Morales into Queen Amidala on the "Today" show in 2009.
During Heidi Klum's annual Halloween party in 2011, the supermodel undressed to impress as a skinless body she dubbed "Visible Woman." She pulled off this terrifyingly realistic costume thanks to body paint and impressive makeup magic.
Kate Hudson rocked a beautiful Calavera makeup look during the Casamigos Halloween party in 2014.
Shane West was half-skeleton, half-human during Maxim's Halloween Party in Los Angeles in 2016.
Kat Graham dressed up as Jim Carrey's titular character in "The Mask" for Heidi Klum's annual Halloween bash in 2018. From the green face paint to the facial prosthetics, Kat's transformation was simply legendary.
For his Halloween party in 2014, Adam Lambert rocked some serious face makeup to transform into a well-dressed werewolf. Just look at that chunky pendant!
John Stamos painted his face red and added horns to his forehead to channel the devil during Mike Meldman's Halloween party in 2013. Have mercy!
Erin Foster and Sara Foster dressed up like Ivana Trump and Melania Trump at Svedka Vodka's pre-Halloween cocktail event at Beauty & Essex in Hollywood in 2017. While their clothes certainly help, there's no doubt the makeup is what truly completed their transformations!
Who is she?! Alla Kostromichova's makeup and face paint for Halloween in 2017 radically transformed her into the Queen of Hearts.
Watch your dogs around this lady! Lauren Conrad's Cruella de Vil costume in 2017 was super-memorable thanks to her black-and-white hairstyle, deep red lipstick and pale complexion.