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17 cool Halloween hairstyles, tutorials and iconic hairstyle wigs.

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We prepared for you 17 of the most iconic Halloween hairstyles and wigs that require very little preparation or no costume at all. While many people planed for the Halloween months ahead, others have left it until the last moment, and in few days all costumes in shops will be sold out.  If you one of those who realized too late that the Halloween is around the corner – see our cool Halloween hairstyle tutorials and ideas for a quick & easy costume. We included links to the tutorials and products.  So who will you be this Halloween?

 

1. Medusa Hair

Medusa easy Halloween hairstyle

Medusa easy Halloween hairstyle

Become a Greek goddess for a day with this easy and effective Halloween hairstyle and turn men into the stone with one deadly look. The full tutorial is here.

Supplies:

  • 1-2 x packs of rubber snakes
  • 3 x Hair extensions (you will braid them yourself)
  • Bobby pins

 

2. Karl Lagerfeld

Easy Halloween hairstyle Karl Lagerfeld

Easy Halloween hairstyle Karl Lagerfeld

Be the fashion maestro! Now you officially can judge every costume on a street. Not your typical Halloween costume, yet easily recognizable and easy to put together. See Karl Lagerfeld hairstyle tutorial here. Do not forget the ringtone brooch, gloves, and lip pumper.

Supplies:

  • Extra strong hairspray – we love L’Oréal Elnett Satin Hairspray, Extra Strong Hold.
  • Hair net – we love Bunheads hair nets as they are almost invisible and designed for dancers and gymnasts.
  • Temporary spray-on hair due in platinum

 

3. Princess Leia double buns

Princess Leia Halloween hairstyle

Princess Leia Halloween hairstyle

Aw!!! The Star Wars character every 3 to 83 years old love! A full hairstyle tutorial is here. It you hair is too short – simply use clip on hair buns to add some volume. They are also good to add volume and drama to your buns.

Supplies:

  • 2 x Sock buns of the same size
  • If you hair is not long enough or thick enough use clip on hair bun extensions. They are also good to add more volume and drama.
  • Bobby pins

 

4. Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo Halloween hairstyle tutorial

Frida Kahlo Halloween hairstyle

This is the simplest last minute costume, but it is absolutely mesmerizing. The iconic mono-brow, braids, hair flowers, large earrings and a bright dress, or even better – use a large shawl with flowers! The hair tutorial is here. If your own hair is too short or thin – use clip on ponytail hair.

Supply:

  • If your hair is not long enough or thick enough – 2 x Hair extensions (you will braid them yourself)
  • Bobby pins
  • Few silk flowers hair clips
  • Large ethnic earnings
  • Red ethnic dress

 

5.   Maleficent hairstyle

Maleficent Halloween hairstyle tutorial

Maleficent Halloween hairstyle

Become the queen of a fairy realm with this amazing Maleficent hairstyle! This will require some preparation. But the final effect is definitely worth it! Follow the amazing Maleficent hairstyle tutorial here

 

6. Mini Mouse

Mini Mouse easy Halloween hairstyle tutorial

Mini Mouse easy Halloween hairstyle

This is an cutest and the one of the simplest last-minute costumes to put together. These are not your typical Mini Mouse ears, but cute hair buns. The video tutorial is here.

Supply:

 

7. Mummy ponytail

Mummy easy Halloween hairstyle tutorial

Mummy easy Halloween hairstyle

Easy and very effective! All you need is a plastic skeleton form the dollar store and few hair pins. Te tutorial for the Mommy Halloween hairstyle is here

Supply:

  • Skeleton garland
  • Extra strong hairspray
  • Bobby pins

 

8. Amy Winehouse – rehab costume

Amy Winehouse easy Halloween wig costume

Amy Winehouse easy Halloween wig costume

OK, unless you have a waist long hair you will have to invest in a wig. But the rest of a costume is easy to put together. Surely you have a pair of jeans and white single in your wardrobe. Temporary tattoo will complete the look. Hey, and it’s a good reason to buy new wedges too!

Supply:

  • Amy Winehouse wig
  • White singlet
  • Skinny jeans
  • Retro style wedges shoes

 

9. Kitty ears hairstyle

Kitty ears cute easy Halloween hairstyle

Kitty ears cute easy Halloween hairstyle (made of your own hair)

It does not get any cuter then this. Follow this tutorial to make Kitty Ears form your own hair. Or you can buy an anime-style wig for more dramatic look. You will only need few rubber bands and pins to complete the look.

 

 

10. Effie Trinket from The Hunger Games costume

The Hunger Games Costumes are sure to be very popular this Halloween. But instead of a simple Katniss hairstyle and costume, think big and go for Effie Trinket! This much overlooked character is full of drama with only Halloween can handle!

For all fans of the Hunger Games Martha Stewart came up with the dramatic Effie Trinket hairstyle ideas. Follow her tutorial here.

Effie Trinket from The Hunder Games Halloween hairstyle tutorial

Effie Trinket from The Hunder Games Halloween hairstyle

Supply:

  • Temporary spray-on hair dye
  • Extra strong hairspray – we love L’Oréal Elnett Satin Hairspray, Extra Strong Hold.
  • Extra hold hair gel or glue – we love Schwarzkopf Got 2b Glued Styling Spiking Glue
  • Various decoration of your choice

 

11. Bright Gothic Hair

Bright gothic Halloween hairstyle

Bright Gothic Halloween hairstyle

We can not come up with the scary name for this look. But it is undoubtedly drop dead gorgeous! Permanent hair dye of this shade may not be for everyone. But you can use a temporary hair dye in spray. It will give more intense color than a hair chalk, and will come off with the next wash. Add 1-2 clip-on hair extensions (the girl on photo has 2), also dyed, for a big, luxurious hair volume.

Supply:

  • Long curly hair extensions (the model on a photo wears 2 sets for extra volume)
  • Temporary spray-on hair dye
  • Bobby pins

 

12. Blue Pin-Up Girl Hairstyle

Blue pin-up girl Halloween hairstyle

Blue pin-up girl Halloween hairstyle

This look may not scare the kids and send then trembling under the blanket all night long. But will surely bring you the full undivided attention of the opposite sex and jealous glances from every female around. Use the spray-on temporary dye for an intensive hair color, or temporary hair chalk dye of few similar shades for a softer look. This hairstyle is easier to do them it looks. Give it a try.  The detail video tutorial for this hairstyle is here.

Supply:

  • Temporary spray-on hair dye in blue or Temporary hair chalk dye in blue and grey
  • Extra strong hairspray – we love L’Oréal Elnett Satin Hairspray, Extra Strong Hold.

 

13. Halloween spider bun

Spider bun easy Halloween hairstyle tutorial

Spider bun easy Halloween hairstyle

This silly Halloween hairdo is an absolute classic. It is a long time favorite for all ages and for a good reason. It is easy and cheap to do, and it’s very fun and effective. Find a details tutorial here

Supply:

  • Sock bun
  • Large black pom pom
  • Black pipe cleaners
  • Self-adhesive Googly eyes
  • Bobby pins

 

14.Bird Nest Hairstyle

Bird Nest hairstyle easy Halloween hairstyle tutorial

Bird Nest hairstyle easy Halloween

Follow this great tutorial and take the bird nest hairstyle idea as far as you like. You can use a simple soft bird toy as in this tutorial. Or use the image as an idea and let your imagination run free! Go for a realistic bird, quail eggs, bird nesting material, tree wines and feathers. Sky is a limit here!

Supply:

  • Realistic bird or bird toy
  • Artificial eggs – we love Touch of Nature Bird Eggs
  • Bird nest materials, feathers and tree wine and other decorations to your liking

 

15. Elvira Mistress Of The Dark Long Wig

Elvira easy wig costume - one of classic Halloween hairstyles

Elvira easy Halloween wig costume

Elvira Mistress Of The Dark is the original Hollywood witch we all love many years latter. The wig will take care of  a trademark hairstyle. But you will have to put some effort into doing your make up. No worries through. This video tutorial will guide you though the while Elvira make up process step by step.

16. Marie Antoinette Wig

Become the biggest hairstyle icon in a history of all times! Centuries latter Marie Antoinette remain her position as trendsetter of  high style in fashion and a romantic era she lived in. Everyone dreamed to wear a big Victorian hair at least once. So why do not you try the high wig this Halloween.

Marie Antoinette Victorian high wig for an easy Halloween hairstyle

Marie Antoinette Halloween Victorian high wig

 

 17. Witch Halloween hairstyles

And last, but not least – the great witch! What would the Halloween become without a witch?! Every party should have at least one, and the more the better. Your options here are limited only to your imagination. Use a wig for a quick fix or style your own hair – you will be no less powerful!

Witch easy Halloween hairstyles

Witch easy Halloween hairstyle

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