11 Halloween costume ideas that incorporate face masks

2 October 2020, 18:14

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Jazmin Duribe

By Jazmin Duribe

Spooky season but make it safe.

Halloween is a little different this year – but it doesn't mean we still can't celebrate. Trick or treating is practically cancelled, Halloween parties are out of the question and heading to your local theatre for a horror movie might not be possible thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.

However, that doesn't mean we can't get our spooky fix whilst keeping safe. So, whether you're jut dressing up for a Halloween movie binge with your immediate social bubble, or planning a killer Zoom shindig, here's a bunch of Halloween costume ideas with masks.

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1) Nightmare Before Christmas Mask

Nightmare Before Christmas stans, it's your time! This Jack Skellington–inspired mask even glows in the dark. Be honest, you'll probably end up wearing this beyond Halloween.

Jack Skellington Mask
Jack Skellington Mask. Picture: SeaBiscuitMarket via etsy

2) Mortal Kombat Mask

Megan Thee Stallion and Jordyn Woods were truly ahead of their time. Before we even knew about Miss Rona, they dressed as two masked Mortal Combat characters for Halloween in 2019. All you need is a simple black mask, sword and co-ordinating outfit. Oh, and don't forget to shout: "FINISH HIM!!" at every available opportunity.

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3) Harley Quinn Face Mask

Harley Quinn Halloween costumes had a bit of a moment following the release of Suicide Squad in 2016. But, why not give it a cool 2020 update? This Harley Quinn mask requires minimal effort, all you need is her signature pigtails.

Harley Quinn Face Mask
Harley Quinn Face Mask. Picture: SignyDesignStore via etsy

4) Halloween Clown Face Mask

IT proved that there's nothing scarier than a clown, so why not take a little inspo from Penniwise himself for Halloween?

Clown Face Mask
Clown Face Mask. Picture: Boohoo

5) Disposable Face Mask

Have a few disposable masks lying around? Grab it and you could be a doctor prepping for surgery. All you need is a stethoscope and scrubs.

Doctor in Disposable Mask
Doctor in Disposable Mask. Picture: Noam Galai/Getty Images

6) Diamante Face Mask

If you're more of a stylish over spooky Halloween gal/guy, this might be the one for you. This diamante face mask nails the whole Y2K trend, complete with all-over face jewels if you really want to be really extra.

Diamante Face Mask
Diamante Face Mask. Picture: Boohoo

7) Skeleton Face Mask

Would it even be spooky season without skeletons?! Pair with a skeleton all-in-one and you're Halloween ready.

Skeleton Face Mask
Skeleton Face Mask. Picture: SteenerzDesigns via etsy

8) Harry Potter Face Mask

We know, you've always dreamed of being a wizard and Halloween is the perfect time to test your skills. Add circle frames and a broom if you really want to take it there. You can buy it here.

Harry Potter Face Mask
Harry Potter Face Mask. Picture: JanesCraftHut via etsy

9) Pumpkin Face Mask

Simple, yet effective, nothing says Halloween quite like a pumpkin, right? Kick it up a notch and paint your entire face bright orange – if you dare…

Pumpkin Face Mask
Pumpkin Face Mask. Picture: SymbolicImports via etsy

10) Pop Art Face Mask

Pop art is always a fool-proof costume, but who really has the time to do all those dots? Luckily, this face mask does most of the work for you. Just add more dots over the rest of your face to complete the look. 

Pop Art Face Mask
Pop Art Face Mask. Picture: TheKeepsakeShopUK via etsy

11) Monster Face Mask

What's scarier than a classic monster? Throw on some creepy makeup and complete YOUR monstrous look.

Monster Face Mask
Monster Face Mask. Picture: Boohoo

QUIZ: Which iconic Netflix duo should you and your BFF be for Halloween?