Where to buy Halloween makeup and accessories 2017

Look your frightful best on the day of ghouls and ghosts with the help of these makeup retailers and handy hints guaranteed to scare the living daylights out of trick or treaters.

Halloween brings with it the perfect excuse to get creative, get into character and scare in the most realistic way possible. We all know the devil is in the details, so we’ve rounded up 12 places online where you can get makeup and accessories to perfect your look.

12 stores to buy Halloween makeup and accessories


Costume One

From ghoulish make-up to flapper jewellery, family-owned Costume One has a broad range of makeup and accessories to choose from.

  • Express shipping available
  • Store pickup available
  • 30 day returns

Shop Costume One


Costume Direct

The experts in semi-professional makeup and top-to-toe ensembles.

  • Express post available
  • Members receive discounts and specials
  • Hassle-free returns policy



More than 5000 costumes, accessories and makeup products ready to transform you into the character of your choice.

  • Free delivery on orders over $50
  • Same-day dispatch for orders made by 1pm AEST Monday–Friday
  • Express shipping available

Shop Smiffy’s



One of the largest online costume retailers in New Zealand and Australia.

  • Wholesale and discount pricing available
  • Free pickup from Kilsyth, Victoria
  • 30 day returns

Shop costumes.com.au


Delta’s Dazzling Costumes

Delta’s is a Queensland-local costume and party shop with a range of makeup and accessories perfect for Halloween.

  • 30 day returns
  • Express shipping available
  • Same-day dispatch for in-stock items


Costume Collection’s eBay store

Shop with your eBay account from Costumes Collection’s extensive range.

  • High-rated eBay seller
  • Secure payment through eBay payment system and PayPal
  • 30-day returns

Shop Costume Collection’s eBay store


Heaven Costumes

An Adelaide-based online party store for all kinds of fancy-dress. Hint: the wig section is amazing.

  • 14 day returns
  • Free shipping on orders $150 or more

Heaven Costumes


The Party People

Australian online party store and costume shop for all things weird and wonderful.

  • Free pick-up or option to send your own courier
  • Flat rate shipping Australia-wide for $9.95
  • Huge range of curated items

Shop the Party People


Costume Box

One of the largest costume and accessories stores online, Costume Box knows how to make your look ultra ghoulish this Halloween.

  • Over 80,000 items available
  • Free shipping on orders $79 or more
  • 4-hour courier service available

Shop Costume Box



Get creative with handmade accessories, makeup, special effects and props, available through Etsy’s large network of independent sellers.

  • Safe shopping site
  • Independent sellers and makers from all over the world
  • Read seller review and profiles before you buy

Shop Etsy


Light in the Box

Large online store with a dedicated section for Halloween fancy dress.

  • Express shipping available
  • Low prices
  • Wide range of products

Shop Light in the Box



Broad range of harder to find special effects makeup and props from an online marketplace.

  • Secure payment through the eBay system and through PayPal
  • Read reviews before you buy
  • Large selling community

Shop eBay

Best Halloween Make Up for 2017

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Killer Clown Mask DIGGER Prosthetic Clown Costume Zombie


Halo 3 Master Chief Supreme Deluxe Helmet / Mask
Halo 3 Master Chief Supreme Deluxe Helmet / Mask


MINCH Niceface Waterproof Matte Liquid Lipstick
MINCH Niceface Waterproof Matte Liquid Lipstick


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Halloween Makeup Tutorial | Tips on how to get the most ghoulish Halloween look

1. Get inspired. Figure out what kind of creature you will transform into. Take a look at some old-school horror movies for character ideas or pick a classic (like a zombie) and find your favourite interpretation. 2. The tools of the trade. The secret to great make-up and believable special effects has a lot to do with the right tools. A good set of brushes, applicators and adhesives go a long way. 3. A good base is essential. What you put underneath will dictate your whole look so make sure you give it your full attention. Ghost? Go for stark white. Zombie? A hint or grey and green will give you a true “undead” look. A high quality base is especially important if you plan to build up your look with multiple layers and textures as it will help it stick to your face and last all night. 4. Get creative. If you’re new to the face paint or special effects makeup game, look up some tutorials for a step-by-step guide to create your favourite look. It can really help to follow along with a video, especially if it's something complicated. 5. If all else fails… A white base and lips, grey under-eye circles, and two red ‘puncture marks’ on your neck is the ultimate “5 minute vampire” formula. It's easy to do and works every time!

Which of these retailers offer free delivery?

  • Costume One – $9.95 flat rate shipping Australia-wide
  • Costume Direct – Express post for $10.95
  • Smiffys – Free over $50. $9.95 flat rate for orders under $50
  • Costumes.com.au – $9.95 flat rate shipping Australia-wide
  • Deltas Dazzling Costumes – $10.95 standard shipping. $19.95 express shipping
  • Costume Collection eBay Store – Standard shipping for $9.95 and express shipping for $12.95
  • Heaven Costumes – Flat rate of $12.95 Australia-wide
  • The Party People – Flat rate of $9.95 Australia-wide
  • Costume Box – Free for orders $79 or more.
  • Etsy – Shipping varies depending on the seller
  • Light in the Box – Shipping costs vary depending on the weight your package
  • eBay – Shipping varies depending on the seller

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