From Halloween’s aesthetic antics to holiday beauty tricks, this week’s best beauty Instagrams straddled the seasons. The costume corner claimed Halle Berry, who embraced her vampiric side and the concept of eternal youth, and Kerry Washington, who transformed into Lionel Richie—stylized afro, mustache, and all. Elsewhere, in a supremely relaxed fashion, Zoë Kravitz let her hoodie—and brushed-up brows—do the talking.

Those anticipating forthcoming seasonal soireés found ample inspiration, too. First, there was Iris Law’s silver-dusted lids, glittering lashes, and lifted cat-eye liner, and Iris Apatow’s pretty and precise feline flick (best paired with a pressing of petal-pink eyeshadow and an overlined lip). Then there was Stella Maxwell’s crown of shimmering bobby pins, offering a contemporary answer to the classic headband.

And finally, Glenn Close proved that tried-and-true approaches—like cherry red nails—always win the day. Here, the best beauty moments, as seen on Instagram. 

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