With Halloween just around the corner, it's time to start looking for that perfectly terrifying costume. For those who want to take it to the next horrifying level, these examples are a perfect place to start.
The art of cosplay takes "dressing up" to extreme levels, and over the years some creative fans have managed to create some of the freakiest looks this side of the big screen (and sometimes creepier).
Inspired by everything from videogame baddies to undead brain eaters and drooling demons, these 25 cosplayers are some of the scariest ever to put makeup to face.
For the eighth in our series of 31 Days of Halloween features, check out the awesome examples below and let us know what you're going as this Halloween.
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