If kids want to tear through the town as flesh-eating zombies or grizzled pirates, they shouldn't leave the house without first applying some makeup. Despite having the perfect getup, most Halloween revelers require additional cosmetics to really get into character. Even tiny cowboys look more authentic with painted-on mustaches, baseball players worth their salt will smear on the black stripes under their eyes and black cats need whiskers on their cheeks to look the part. Usually, kids' Halloween costumes don't need a special kind of makeup -- the drugstore variety should do the trick. Parents should just be sure they have some gentle makeup remover on hand once the night is over.