Halloween Makeup Guide

No need to freak out about your Halloween costume this year when there are plenty of places around town that can help turn those dressing-up nightmares into Halloween dreams.

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Courtesy of Kryolan
Kryolan New York (featured on New York Live) just opened the doors to its first ever New York City makeup store in the West Village. A one stop shop for both beauty and Halloween makeup, they not only do applications, they also sell complete kits that you can purchase to take home and do it yourself. Don’t forget to pick up some colored hair spray, false lashes, and more. They will be taking appointments Friday Oct. 28 through Monday Oct. 31. Call or stop by the store to make an appointment. Location: 277 Bleecker St. at Jones Street / (800) 579-6526 kryolan.com
Courtesy of Monster Mash Salon
Monster Mash Salon (featured on New York Live) is back again for another year of over the top Halloween artistry. From special FX makeup to beauty to full body painting the team can fulfill your wildest Halloween costume fantasies. The yearly pop-up salon will be in action Friday Oct. 28 through Monday Oct. 31 from 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. Head to their website for locations and detailed instructions on how to get an appointment. They book up fast! monstermashsalon.com
Courtesy of Rouge NY
Rouge NY is offering both Halloween make-overs and unders from now through the week after Halloween. Makeup artists will be on hand as early as 9 a.m. to help you get your ghoul on. Appointments are required and can be made on their website or by calling either location. Prices start at $100. Locations: Rouge Midtown East - 220 E. 60th Street, between 2nd & 3rd Aves (212) 320-9800 / Rouge SoHo - 130 Thompson St, between Houston and Prince Street. (212) 388-1717 / rougeny.com
Courtesy of Salon 718
[salon] 718 will be taking appointments at their Fort Greene location for whatever look your Halloween heart desires on Friday Oct. 28 (10 a.m.- 7 p.m.), Saturday, Oct. 29 (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) and Monday, Oct. 31 (11 a.m. - 7 p.m.). Appointments are suggested and any prosthetic requests must be made at least 2 days in advance. Prices start at $100. Location: 80 Dekalb Ave. between Hudson Avenue and Rockwell Plaza (718) 623-6153 / salon718.com
Courtesy of MAC Cosmetics
MAC Cosmetics is going glam for Halloween at all of their stores nationwide. In addition to a full face of Halloween makeup for $90, customers take home a free mascara in addition to receiving 20 percent off any purchase the day of application. Call or walk-in to make an appointment. Check maccosmetics.com/stores for hours & locations nearest you.
Courtesy of Dex New York
DEX New York Cosmetics will have their Pro Artists available for Halloween makeup applications on Saturday Oct. 29 (10 a.m. - 6 p.m.) and Monday Oct. 31 (10 a.m. - 8 p.m.). Dex also offers house calls in Manhattan only. For a quote and to schedule an appointment send an email request to marion@dexnewyork.com with requested day and time, studio or house call, along with an image and/or description of your desired look. Prices start at $150. Location: 745 5th Ave., 5th Floor between 57th & 58th Sts. / (212) 643-6600 / dexnewyork.com
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