6 Halloween Hairstyles to Complete Your Costume

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The fall season is upon us and it’s time to start planning your spooky, yet cute, Halloween costume. Everyone knows that—aside from candy—the best part about Halloween is dressing as whoever or whatever you want. That means costume, shoes, makeup and hair. But sometimes when it comes to Halloween, we tend to be so focused on the outfit itself, we forget about the hair part. Think about it. How many times have you been furiously running a straightener through your hair before heading out because you had no clue what else to do? The key to completing your killer look is picking great styles that look like they took three hours, but actually took 20 minutes. A great hairstyle will add an extra edge to your costume, and keep you looking fierce from head to toe, so instead of blah hair, try out one of these styles instead!

1. Beachy Mermaid Waves

If you ever wanted to be a mermaid growing up, now you can! These beachy waves are easy to achieve with this simple tutorial. The best part about this is that the style involves no-heat curls, which is great for your hair! Saving your hair from damage and looking absolutley fab? Count us in!

2. Braids for Daenerys Targaryen Hair

Calling all Game of Thrones fans, you can now play the role of Daenerys Targaryen with these easy-to-do braids. Braids are so simple and can be done by anyone, but this YouTube tutorial shows you that even the simplest of braids can look absolutely stunning.

3. Flapper Hair for Daisy Buchanan

Flapper hair works for so many different 1920s themed costumes. Whether you chose to go The Great Gatsby route, or opt for the classic flapper, this hairstyle is a Halloween go-to. Plus, flapper hair works for more costumes than you think. It's great for mermaid costumes or anything that would benefit from a little wave.

4. Snakes for Medusa Hair

With just a few extensions, and a few fake snakes weaved into the mix; you will be very creepy but very cute. This hairstyle is a total head turner. You just might scare a few people with this one. 

5. Cute Curls for Lucille Ball Hair

I [we] love Lucy, and this hairstyle! This classic iconic character is sure to be Halloween favorite this year. Plus, this hairstyle is way too cute not to try! This style could definitley be worn to other events, and way past Halloween. It won't hurt to have these curling skills under your belt. 

6. Classic Bun for Ballerina Hair

Not only is a ballerina costume easy to create, it’s inexpensive! But you’ll definitely need the perfect ballerina bun to go with your tutu, and this video will show you exactly how to get your hair ‘on pointe.’  

No matter what look you have planned for Halloween, these hairstyles will be sure to add the perfect finishing touch.

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Alexis DiZenzo is a motivated Connecticut native. She attends Fairfield University where she is majoring in digital journalism and minoring in marketing. She is currently co-campus corespondent of Fairfield's Her Campus chapter. Along with managing Her Campus Fairfield, Alexis has interned with The Secured Lender Magazine, and NBC Sports. She is a contributing writer for Elite Daily as well as Thought Catalog. In the early stages of her college career, Alexis has taken the initiative to reach far among the stars and achieve goals early on. She has a great sense of editing, writing, publishing, marketing and leadership as well as strong interpersonal skills. (And a fun-loving, outgoing personality!) Alexis' favorite book (and movie) is The Great Gatsby, she lives by the words of Carrie Bradshaw and you could definitely find her on a beach, soaking up the sun.
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