September isn’t over yet, but we’ve already got Halloween on the brain. Every year we tell ourselves we have months to put together the perfect costume, decorate our homes with the spookiest decor, and come up with the perfect punny cocktail to serve at our parties...and every year we end up throwing a witch hat over dark brown hair minutes before our friends arrive. This year, we’re determined to make sure you don’t end up like us—even if you wait until the last minute!
We’ve rounded up nine of our favorite Halloween hair ideas that will put you in the spooky spirit with or without a costume. Continue reading for the Halloween hair tutorials you don’t want to miss!
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The Best Halloween Hair Ideas To Try This Year
Out Of Sight ‘70s Disco Hair
Channel your inner disco diva with a hairstyle fit for the dance floor. Pair this feathered ‘do with oversized accessories and the shiniest thing in your closet. You’ll be ready to win a costume contest in no time!
‘80s Halloween Hair Fit For A Pop Star
No decade had more iconic hair than the ‘80s, which means this style will help you stand out from the crowd with or without an outfit fit for a pop princess.
Check it out: How To Style ‘80s Halloween Hair Fit For A Pop Star
‘90s Halloween Hair
Who better to serve as inspiration than your middle school self? Bust out your favorite butterfly clips and tattoo chokers to create a style that would totally get you invited to the school dance.
‘00s Pop Star Hair
All you need is some vibrantly colored clip-in extensions, a crimper, and a heat protectant spray like Redken’s Matrix Shape Iron 11 to create this style inspired by a certain dirrrty pop star.
Check it out: How To Style 2000s Pop Star Hair Like A Pro
Groovy Hippie Hair
It may be Halloween, but we’ve got the perfect ‘do for the free-spirited girl who’s all about peace and love. All you need is a few bobby pins, a couple of flowers, and Redken’s Matrix Windblown 05 Hairspray to pull off this hippie-inspired style.
Dancing Queen Ringlets
When in doubt, dance it out! If you love to be the center of attention, these dancing queen ringlets are perfect for you.
Mermaid Fishtail Braid
If you’re looking for an Insta-worthy Halloween hairstyle that will get you as many likes as first-place costume trophies, look no further than this mermaid-inspired fishtail braid.
Politics have never been scarier. Spook everyone with this quick and easy judge bun, because everyone knows the party can’t get started until you say so!
Men, we didn’t forget about you! You have the easiest style to pull off. Simply slick your hair straight back with tons of volume for the strangest bouffant ever.
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