We know after weeks of planning the perfect Halloween costume and makeup look, your hairstyle can often get left on the back burner. We totally get it, but this year we want you to have the complete look without adding much more to your plate. That’s why we gathered a list of our favorite Halloween hairstyles that are super easy to create and will completely transform your costume for the better. And no, there’s no need to go out and buy a Halloween wig, although, we’re game if you are. All you need to recreate these looks are a couple of styling tools, your hands and a little imagination. Ahead, check out our list of Halloween hairstyles that you can try from the comfort of your home.
Take it back to your schoolgirl days and add a couple of pigtails to your hair this Halloween. They’re incredibly easy to create and go with a series of different costumes like, a school girl, baby doll and everyone’s favorite jester, Harley Quinn.
A sleek bun goes a long way during this spooky szn. Whether your costume requires a pair of animal ears or hair accessories, slick your hair all the way back into a bun or ponytail to minimize any frizzy distractions and truly commit to your costume.
Half-Up, Half-Down Braids
If you’re going with a more dainty costume, like a fairy or a princess, you can’t go wrong with this half-up, half-down braided hairstyle. Throw on a flower crown or wear it as is — whatever you choose, it’ll bring your entire look together without a lot of extra effort.
Take your lion-inspired makeup up a level by unleashing big, voluminous curls that give the illusion of a lion’s mane. Hair hack: If you tease your hair and throw on some bell bottoms, you can totally use this hairstyle for a groovy ’70s-inspired costume.
Side Low Ponytail
Go as your favorite princess this year by swooping your hair into a low side ponytail and adding various scrunchies throughout. Throw on an on-theme headband and boom. You and your hair will steal the show at every Halloween party.