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Halloween in a Hurry: 3 Quick Costume Ideas

Halloween in a Hurry: 3 Quick Costume Ideas

Posted by Team John Paul Mitchell Systems on Oct 11th 2016

Halloween candy is delish. And busting out the "Monster Mash" is always fun. But let’s get real about Halloween╌the pressure to find a costume is REAL. We all have that friend who always comes up with a great costume at the last minute. Well, this year it’s going to be you. Here are three quick Halloween styles that come with easy costumes:

Paws Up!

This is an oldie, but a goodie. We are giving this classic a little upgrade. Rather than using a set of costume ears, you can create your own pair using your hair!

Create a center part and section off a piece of hair to one side of the part.

Twist the hair all the way to the ends and curl the hair around itself to form a base.

Take a flat piece of hair and wrap it around the base.

Secure with bobby pins and repeat on the other side.




Old-School Hollywood

After getting inspired by a certain classic film, grab a little black dress, pearls and sunnies and you’re ready to go!

Section off your hair from the temple up.

Create a side part an inch back from your hairline. Tease the hair behind the part using hairspray and a teasing brush to create a bouffant. Secure with bobby pins.

Drape the front sections around the sides of your head and pin in the back.

Gather the bottom section of hair into a low ponytail. Twist hair upward to create a French twist. Tuck the extra length and ends in and secure with bobby pins.

Place your hair crown in the front of your bouffant and voila!

Breakfast At Tiffanys


A Kick-Ass Female Action Character

This costume is a neutral palette: beige cropped pants, beige sleeveless top and beige fabric to wrap around yourself to mimic the look from this blockbuster.

Pin or tie back the front section of your hair (where your bangs would be).

Part hair in three horizontal sections, then create a loop. Pull the hair about 1/3 " 1/2 way through an elastic, leaving the ends out. Repeat through all sections.

Pull a few side hairs out to make it look like you just finished fighting off the enemy.

Star Wars

Big kisses to our Insider Nisha for playing dress-up with us! Happy Halloween!

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