23 Pirate Makeup Ideas for Women to Copy This Halloween

Ahoy, Me Hearties! Do you love treasure hunting pirates or are you a fan of the Pirates of the Caribbean? If so, this is the place to be. Today we have 23 pirate makeup ideas for women. We have simple makeup, glitzy pirates, skeleton illusions and more! Any of these are great for parties and for Halloween. Shiver me timbers, these are amazing! So, take a look and be a treasure hunting scallywag for any costume party or event.

1. Simple Pirate Makeup

The first pirate makeup idea is simple and easy to wear. For this look, she has dark eye makeup with neutral lip color. The makeup is worn with a cute pirate outfit. This has Jack Sparrow vibes and something simpler like this is great for any last minute events. You can even add some other elements such as contact lenses if you wanted.

2. Bloody Pirate Look

If you are wearing the pirate makeup for Halloween, you can choose something more gory like this. Here we have a bloody pirate. She has a bleeding wound on her neck and the makeup is complete with a small anchor and different colored contact lenses. This is a spooky idea and it will give people a fright.

Bloody Pirate Halloween Look

Source: @tinka_remad

3. Creative Pirate Skull Makeup

Next, we have illusion makeup inspired by a dead pirate. So, for this, the artist has painted her face and body green and she has made it look the green skin has come off to reveal the skeleton underneath. She has completed the look with contact lenses and a cool outfit. You can find tutorials for skeleton illusions online.

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4. Sexy Pirate Makeup & Costume Idea

Not all pirates have to be dead, spooky or like Jack Sparrow… you could choose something more glam like this. This look appears to be inspired by a fortune teller but you can totally use this as a pirate costume. She has gorgeous purple and gold makeup complete with coins and a bandanna. This is a fun look that is perfect for a party.

Sexy Pirate Makeup and Costume Idea

Source: @annalingis

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5. Half Skull Makeup Design

Half makeup ideas seem to be very popular and here is a pirate version. As you can see, she has split her face in half and created different makeup looks on either side. On one side she looks like a simple and pretty pirate but on the other she looks like a spooky skeleton. This is such a cool idea and you can look stylish and scary all in one costume.

6. Unique Skeletal Treasure Map

If you are looking for something unique, then this is perfect for you. Here we have skeleton makeup and the artist has given it a pirate’s treasure map design! This is so cool and clever, we haven’t seen anything like this before. Recreate this or add pirate accessories such as a hat or bandanna.

Unique Skeletal Treasure Map Makeup Idea

Source: @candice.mkp

7. Horrifying Makeup Idea

Look like a member of Davy Jones crew with Pirates of the Caribbean makeup like this. As you can see, the artist has made it look like shells are in her skin and that her eye is missing. This is a unique idea and it is horrifying for those with Trypophobia or a fear of small holes. You can find makeup tutorials for the small holes online, you can search Trypophobia makeup.

8. Hairstyle and Makeup Idea

Next, we have gory pirate makeup. She has created the illusion that the upper section of her face is normal but the lower section looks like a skeleton. There is also a bloody line. This is a spooky makeup idea and it can be worn with any pirate costume. Try to keep the hairstyle because that is an awesome pirate hairdo.

9. Pirate Makeup with a Mystical Design

The next idea has a more mystical vibe. For this look, the makeup artist has created white patterns on her face and the makeup is complete with silver sparkle and blood. This is great for those who want to look stylish but also spooky. This is another great last minute look as you can use what makeup you already have and make the costume with accessories at home.

Pirate Makeup with a Mystical Design

Source: @luciavdw_

10. Stylish Pirate with an Eye Patch

Like the simple and stylish pirate makeup ideas? If so, check this out. Her eye has dark makeup and her lips are a dark red color. It is a gorgeous makeup idea and the dark and rich colors suit Halloween. The look is complete with an eye patch and nautical inspired clothes. This is trendy pirate idea that will suit everyone.

Stylish Pirate with an Eye Patch

Source: @riccierids

11. Pirates of the Caribbean Inspired Makeup

Next we have another Pirates of the Caribbean inspired look. This time she has normal pirate makeup on one side and the makeup on the other is green with shells. She looks like a member of Davy Jones crew. It is a fun idea and it is perfect for fans of the movie. There are tutorials online which will show you how to stick shells on your face.

12. Skeleton Pirate Illusion

If you want to go all out this Halloween, then this makeup idea is for you. The makeup artist has made it look like her skin has come off on her face and neck to reveal a skeleton underneath. This costume is complete with a pirate hat and eye patch. It is such a spooky idea and you can find tutorials online for skeleton makeup illusions like this one.

13. Ghostly Pirate with Treasure Map Design

Earlier in the post we featured makeup with a treasure map design. If you liked that idea, then check this one out. Here is another version. For this look, she has put the treasure map design on her body while the top section of her face looks like a spooky pirate. This is a cute and scary idea and it shows another way to use the treasure map.

Ghostly Pirate with Treasure Map Design

Source: @anarema4

14. Pirate and Mermaid Makeup

Can’t decide whether to be a pirate or a mermaid? Then why not combine the two?! You could try something like this. As you can see, she has mermaid scales on her face with gorgeous purple eye makeup and rhinestones. She also has pirate accessories, hair and pirate makeup designs. This is a unique idea and you will stand out from the spooky crowd.

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15. Pirate Makeup with a Wound

If you like the gory makeup ideas, then take a look at this. She has glam eye makeup complete with a bloody wound on her face. The costume is complete with a pirate inspired headband. This look ticks all the boxes. It is a little glitzy, spooky, gory and stylish. You can find tutorials online for fake wounds like this one.

16. Mystical Pirate Makeup

The next makeup idea is another one with a mystical vibe. This pirate look has a blue theme and she has a stunning blue and purple eyeshadow blend. The costume is complete with dark and rich lip color and blue pirate inspired accessories. This is a unique and pretty version of the pirate. It has an ocean mermaid vibe.

Mystical Pirate Makeup

Source: @jessuhbug

17. Glitzy Makeup Idea with Accessories

Next, we have another pirate inspired by Jack Sparrow. She has dark eyes with a bit of silver sparkle and she also has a unique nose ring. This is like an edgy pirate and it is great for those who love to accessorize and trying something different. The makeup is easy to create and it is perfect for parties and last minute events.

18. Simple and Pretty Pirate Makeup

If you don’t want to go all out and just want a simple and pretty pirate makeup look, then this is for you. As you can see, she has neutral eye and lip makeup. But there is a little glam gold added underneath the eyes. The costume is complete with a cute bandanna. This is perfect for those who want to dress up but still look gorgeous.

19. Pirate Makeup with a Cute Anchor

Look like a cute and glam pirate with makeup like this. She has dark and smokey eyes with silver sparkle. Her lips are rich red and the look is complete with an anchor. The colors of the makeup are perfect for the fall and Halloween. Complete the costume with pirate accessories and you’re good to go. We love this one!

20. Skeleton Illusion Idea

This next pirate makeup idea has another illusion. For this, she has pink and red makeup on the eyes and lips. However, one eye and one section of the mouth looks like a skeleton. This is an awesome idea and you will look like a spooky and ghostly pirate. There are tutorials for makeup like this online.

21. Dead Pirate Look

The next makeup idea combines zombie style makeup with a pirate, so you will look like a dead pirate. A lot of her face has simple makeup while the area around one eye is green and zombie like. She is also wearing a white contact lens on the green section. This is a unique idea and it is perfect for the zombie fans.

22. Pirate Makeup with Gold Coins

If you like treasure and pirates, then this is for you. The makeup artist has created glam pink and red eye makeup complete with rhinestones and a red bandanna. She has also stuck gold coins to her body. This is such a fun idea and it shows you’re a treasure hunting pirate. You can buy glue that is safe for skin online, usually from special effects shops.

Pirate Makeup with Gold Coins

Source: @sinairuelas

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23. Glam Pirate with an Eye Patch

The last makeup idea is simple and glam. For this, she has a beautiful smokey eye with rich red lip color. The costume is complete with a glitzy eye patch and headband. We love this because the makeup and unique eye patch is perfect for parties. This look is easy to create and wear.

We hope you have found a cool pirate makeup look to try!

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