Maybe it's the $2,000 wig, maybe it's that we wound up using some really old makeup we found under the sink (thanks, Sandy), but something makes celebrity Halloween costumes seem more glamorous than ours. Here are just a few of our favorites from this year. And yes, that is Ellen DeGeneres dressed up as Sofia Vergara. And Miley Cyrus as Nicki Minaj. Apparently this year famous people decided that the scariest thing is themselves.

Eli Roth

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Miley Cyrus

@mileycyrus, Twitter

Courtney Stodden

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Kendra Wilkinson

@kendrawilkinson, Twitter

Jessica Alba

@jessicaalba, Twitter

Jessica Simpson

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Elen Degeneres

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Hilary Duff

@hilaryduff, Twitter

Kim Kardashia, Kanye West

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Fergie

@fergie, Twitter

Alessandra Ambrosio

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Patton Oswalt

@pattonoswalt, Twitter

Neil Patrick Harris with family

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