Last Minute Halloween Costume: Be a Snapchat Deer Filter (Video)

In case you’re scrambling around last minute looking for a presentable Halloween costume hack, we’re saving you! Yes, you’re welcome. A Snapchat deer filter is a relevant and festive idea whether you are or not in a costume crisis.

From golden goddess to puerile puppy, Snapchat photo filters are super fun. But the best part: they somehow make our selfies look gorgeously airbrushed!


Who knew a person could look so pretty done up as a doe-eyed deer? This Snapchat filter gave us the inspiration for the perfect last-minute Halloween makeup, especially for gals who prefer to channel something whimsical, as opposed to wicked. And happily, there’s no need for an in-house pro makeup artist to get this look—it’s really simple to do on yourself.

You probably have what you need in your current makeup arsenal:

How to create the Snapchat deer filter makeup look

  • White paint stick
  • Translucent powder
  • Black ink gel eyeliner
  • Bronzer
  • Neutral lipstick
  • Highlighter
  • Mascara

Sponges and brushes

  • Makeup sponge
  • Foundation brush
  • Powder brush
  • Small eyeshadow brush
  • Full eyeshadow brush
  • Circular brush
  • Eyeliner brush
  • Angled brush

Ready for the easy, breezy how-to? Check out this video:

Grab a pair of deer ears and you’re good to go! Happy Halloween!

This article has been updated since it’s original publish date October 27th, 2016.


  1. Hah, well done 🙂 I am not on Snapchat and I really don’t see what’s so amazing about all those filters, to be honest, to me it’s just weird… But you definitely did a good job recreating the look!

  2. This is brilliant!!
    I’ve never thought to use snap filter as inspiration for fun makeup ideas!

  3. aw, too bad that I found your blog a bit late but maybe next year I can use some of these ideas 🙂

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