Between putting together your costume and applying your makeup, your hair is one of the last items you may want to put creative thought into when it comes to your Halloween costume. Sure, it’s easy to just throw a wig over your hair, but why not take the time to produce a quick and easy hairstyle that suits your costume? Below, we have gorgeous hairstyle tutorials that are versatile enough to make even the scariest costumes look pretty.
Old Hollywood WavesPhoto and tutorial courtesy of Latest Hairstyles
These soft waves are great for any type of vintage or feminine costume, such as a flapper, silent movie actress, Wonder Woman, Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz, the list goes on! And an added bonus: they’re easy and painless to produce.
Fun FrizzPhoto and tutorial courtesy of The Beauty Department
If your costume is on the scarier side—think zombie, ghost, vampire, bride of frankenstein—then this frizzy hairstyle is a great choice. For all the naturally curly girls out there, this may be easier for you to produce on your own. But for the girls with stick straight here, this tutorial will help you look like you stuck your finger in a light socket.
Kitty Ears or Horns Hair TutorialPhoto and tutorial courtesy of Rinnie Riot
Instead of going to the store and spending money on some kitten ears or horns that you may never use again, save your bucks and try this hair tutorial that is so surprisingly easy.
The Elsa from Frozen Fishtail BraidPhoto and tutorial courtesy of Makeupwearbles Hairstyles
We have a feeling this costume and hairstyle will be a popular one this year among both children and adults! Here is an easy way to get the perfect Elsa braid. This braid can also serve as a great hairstyle for Katniss from the Hunger Games!
The Ballerina BunPhoto and tutorial courtesy of Like A Lady
This bun tutorial features a sock bun and is genius for those who have layered hair. It’s great for a ballerina, Audrey Hepburn, or any costume where you need to keep your hair out of your face!
The Bohemian Hair TutorialPhoto and tutorial courtesy of The Freckled Fox
Maybe you’re letting out your inner flower child and dressing up as a hippie or a Woodstock concert goer or any music icon from the aforementioned ‘60s music festival. This tutorial helps you achieve bohemian-worthy hair in an easy fashion.
The Faux Bob TutorialPhoto and tutorial courtesy of A Beautiful Mess
The hair tutorial that you need when you have long hair that needs to be short for just one night. This easy tutorial will show you how to transform your long luscious locks to a chic faux-bob.