The Best Pop Culture-Inspired Halloween Makeup Tutorials for 2014

We’ve reached peak party time in the Halloween season, which means you’re either fretting about getting a costume together or putting the finishing touches on something amazing you’ve been planning for months. Either way, here is some inspiration from this year’s pop culture moments. From film and television to fashion and more, these dramatic makeup looks are as amazing as they are relevant.

Carli Bybel’s striking Daenerys Targaryen makeup tutorial puts the “game” in your “thrones.” The result is a dusky, but fresh and subtle look that allows Khaleesi’s emotionality and fierceness to shine through.