It's that time of the year again - time for frightening fangs, creepy cloaks and outrageous outfits.

Halloween is just around the corner, and to prepare for all of the chilling capers, The Daily Echo has decided to look back at some of the incredible efforts people have gone through in previous years.

Creating a terrifying look for the big night can be as easy as donning a mask or popping in some fake teeth - although some go the extra mile to create a more shriek-inducing look.

Revelling in a night of fright, these pictures demonstrate that when latex and creative make-up are combined, all Halloween festivities can become downright spine-tingling.