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10 Hairstyles Ideas for Halloween

Misbah is a big fan of the supernatural. Halloween is one of her favorite holidays, and it has influenced her since she was a child.

A fantastic Halloween hairstyle!

A fantastic Halloween hairstyle!

10 Hairstyles Ideas for Halloween

No matter how beautiful your dress is and no matter how worked your makeup is, if you don't do a good hairstyle, your costume for October 31 will not be complete. But don't worry, because I will give you 10 hairstyle ideas for Halloween that will make you the most admired one at the party. Never again doubt how to comb your hair on the night of the ghosts.

1. Spider Hairstyles

In the world of Halloween costumes, the spider theme is a classic. Cobwebs are necessary for creating the most frightening atmosphere possible for the night of fear. Why not wear them in your hair as well?

A bow, which serves as an arachnid nest, is the most common spider in Halloween hairstyles. You may create your spider's legs out of various colored wires. To further tangle your hair, you can apply artificial cobwebs. It would be a great idea if you included some eyeballs as well. It will make your hairdo less scary and more enjoyable.


2. Skeleton Hairstyles

Skeletons are the star characters of Halloween because it is a simple and very effective costume. If you work on it a bit, you can make everyone's jaw drop.

If you are going to dress up as a skeleton, the most important part is the makeup, but the hairstyle should complement what you have worn. In addition, you have an infinite number of possibilities to make your hair: you can use hairpins shaped like bones, dye your hair a striking color such as lilac or white. The easiest thing is to leave the brush at home and ruffle the hair a little with your hands.

3. Cat Halloween Hairstyles

Are you planning on dressing up as a kitten for Halloween? This is a highly flexible costume: you may channel your inner sexy feline or dress up as the cutest cat on the planet. It's entirely up to you!

Makeup, as well as your hair, is highly crucial while dressing up as a cat. To finish the makeover, do a little work on your hair and add an ear-shaped headband. But have you ever tried making your own ears out of your own hair? Simply create two bows on either side of your head. Isn't it a wacky way to do things?

The Zombie Look

The Zombie Look

4. Zombie Hairstyles

On Halloween night, the zombies come alive. If you have a last-minute commitment and require a costume, the zombie is a good choice because it is both frightening and simple (you only need some old clothes, some white paint, a hairbrush, and Hairspray).

Imagine you've been underground for hundreds of years while brushing your hair like a zombie. In fact, ruffling your hair is more important than combing it. Tease your hair with a brush, and when it's shaggy enough, spray it with hairspray to prevent it from moving. It could be a good idea to apply fake blood and cosmetics to make your hair appear filthy.

5. Devil Doll Hairstyles

Remember, if you're going to dress up like a doll for Halloween, it needs to be terrifying. Use a lot of blood, wounds, and bruises now and save the sweetness for Carnival. The clothing you pick is also crucial in helping you to immerse yourself in the character.

However, if you want to look like a true devil doll, you must pay special attention to your hairstyle, as it is what distinguishes a great costume from a bad one. The two pigtails are a great hairdo for this costume, but you can also make adorable ringlets or a bow with a headband and bows.

6. Pumpkin Halloween Hairstyles

Orange! This is the secret to making pumpkin dressing. This costume is a popular choice for Halloween, although the results are not always satisfactory.

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On Halloween, there are a lot of pumpkins, so if you want to stand out, you need to pay attention to your hair. There are several excellent choices for your hair, but most of them include the use of a temporary orange color. You may, for example, use a spray to transform your bun into a little pumpkin, produce gorgeous, defined waves, or just color your entire head of hair an orange tone. You will be the most distinctive pumpkin at the party if you wear these hairstyles.

7. Catrina Hairstyles

The Catrina costume is one of the most gorgeous you'll see on the street on Halloween, and it's growing increasingly popular as it appeals to everyone. You certainly perceive yourself disguised in this way. Makeup is so important in this costume that it makes no difference what clothes you wear. However, if you want it to appear well, you must be skilled at applying cosmetics and styling your hair.

When it comes to hair, there are numerous options, but placing flowers on your head is always a winner. And the brighter they are, the better. You can have a headband with many flower hairpins or single flower hairpins that you can wear depending on how you comb your hair. To complete the appearance, make sure your hair looks healthy to finish off the Catrina look.

8. Vampire Hairstyles

Are you dressing up as a vampire for Halloween? Do not just rely on cosmetics and clothing, because a hairdo is equally essential. If you want to stand out, try one of these hairstyles since they will look great with your costume.

To imitate a vampire's hairstyle, create two tiny bows or buns on either side of the head. This outfit also looks more genuine with spiky or combed hair. However, if there is a color associated with Dracula, it is blood red, therefore you may dye yourself or apply some reflections of this shade to yourself. Don't forget your fangs at home.

9. Medusa Hairstyles

If you are looking for an original costume, choose the Medusa one. Pumpkins, cats, vampires, corpse brides… there are usually many, but very few jellyfish. This mythological character is perfect as a Halloween costume because it can be very scary if it suits you.

In this case, the hair is essential because the costume would not be understood if you do not put some snakes in your mane. You can use a lot of hairspray to lift your hair up like lurking reptiles. You can also buy small toy snakes and thread them into your hair with different hooks and bobby pins. If you want to go easy, you can always do a lot of very small and fine braids or dye your hair green.

10. Unicorn Hairstyle for Halloween

The unicorn style is fashionable and looks great, so it is valid for Halloween as well as for any other day of the year. There are many ways to put your hair in this style, but the important thing is that it has the colors of the rainbow.

Would you dare to dye your hair just for tonight? Use a Hair chalk comb and make a ponytail updo to make it look like the unicorn's tail. If you have a good hand with hair, take a paper cone and wrap it with your own hair or extensions. It will look like you have a unicorn horn on top of your head.

My Childhood Halloween Memories

Halloween has always inspired me since I was 9 years old. My school used to hold a bonfire night every 31st October. Being a child, I have always enjoyed this holiday. The school used to have food stalls, music, open ground decorated with orange pumpkins and red lights. I still remember the beautiful decorations and the costumes we used to wear. None of my friends and I have ever missed the opportunity to dress like a real witch, a fairy, or a cute doll.

Even as an adult, the holiday continues to inspire me. I still prepare my costumes, makeup, and jewelry for Halloween. A superb hairdo, on the other hand, is something that many women overlook. Even if you dress as a witch, if you don't have a stunning hairdo, you've lost your charm, my darling. So, in this article, we will look at some of the most famous hairstyles for Halloween.

“Eye of newt, and toe of frog,

Wool of bat, and tongue of dog,

Adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting,

Lizard's leg, and owlet's wing,—

For a charm of powerful trouble,

Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.

Double, double toil and trouble;

Fire burn, and caldron bubble.”

— William Shakespeare

Last Thoughts

So, pick a great hairstyle and dress up in a fantastic costume to become an unforgettable character this Halloween. Make it a night of the dead filled with chills and thrills. Make it eerie, spooky and enjoy it deadly. It won't return back before a year. Good luck!


This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2021 Misbah Sheikh


Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 08, 2021:

Thank you so much for your generosity, Zeenat. I'm glad you liked the hub. I know it can be difficult to find hubs in the feed at times. Thank you so much for your kind words of appreciation. Much appreciated!

Blessings and Love to you!

Zeenat on October 08, 2021:

Hi Misbah

I have read your hub about Halloween makeup it’s too cool but I don’t know how to comment there so letting you know here. Thank you!

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 06, 2021:

Thank you so much for your support, Nithya. I am glad you enjoyed reading it. Yes, a killer hairstyle is a must.

Take care and stay well.

Blessings to you!

Nithya Venkat from Dubai on October 05, 2021:

I enjoyed reading your article about hairstyles for Halloween. A stunning hairdo completes the look; I agree.

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 05, 2021:

Hello, Rosina.

I'm delighted you liked it and thought it was creative. I had a great time creating this hub. It was fun. I'm working on another draft with the same theme, 'Halloween.' Hopefully, I'll be able to publish it tomorrow morning. Thank you for your kind and encouraging comment. I appreciate that! Take care and keep smiling.

Blessings and Love to you!

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 05, 2021:

Hello, Amara. Dear sister, thank you so much for your sweet and generous words. I'm not sure why, but all of your comments are being sent to my spam comments section. That is very weird. I experienced the same thing approximately 5 or 6 months ago. The issue was at HP's end, and it was fixed after I sent them an email about it. Isn't it mysterious?

I am glad you enjoyed it. Gratitude, dear sister.

Blessings and Love to you!!

Rosina S Khan on October 05, 2021:

I really like your article about various hairstyles going with different costumes for Halloween. It is highly creative and fun to read. Thank you for sharing, Misbah.

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 05, 2021:

Linda, thank you so much for your warm and encouraging response. I'm glad you liked it. I'll be publishing another one tomorrow with the same theme, "Halloween." I'm glad you enjoyed it. Gratitude!

Blessings and Love to you!

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 05, 2021:

Yes, Devika the clock is ticking and guess what? Too fast. Halloween is back again. I am glad to see you after so long.

Thank you for your kind comment.

Blessings always!!

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 05, 2021:

Thank you so much for your beautiful comment, Srushti. Yes, Halloween is a cool holiday. I always enjoy it. I am glad you enjoyed reading it.

Hugs and Love to you too

Amara from Pakistan on October 05, 2021:

Hi Misbah, you mentioned some unique, spooky, and interesting hairstyles ideas which will go well on Halloween. Well done.

Linda Crampton from British Columbia, Canada on October 05, 2021:

You chose a great theme for an article! I love your ideas.

Devika Primić from Dubrovnik, Croatia on October 05, 2021:

Misbah786 I like the ideas for such hairstyles. Halloween again it makes me see how time has flown by.

Srushti Gamit on October 05, 2021:

This article is so much fun to read Misbah!!

Braided cat ears and skeleton hair style is so cool.

Take care dear friend

Hugs and love to you

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 05, 2021:

Lol! Peggy, you are a very beautiful and kind soul. Thank you for your sweet comment. Enjoy and keep smiling.

Blessings and Lots of Love as always. :)

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 05, 2021:

Thank you so much for reading, Zeenat. Your enthusiasm for Halloween Night is quite visible in your comment. I am glad you liked it. Enjoy!

Blessings to you!

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 05, 2021:

Thank you so much for your kind comment, Rozlin. I am glad you enjoyed it. Stay well, dear sister.

Blessings and Lots of Love to you!

Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on October 05, 2021:

For people with long hair, these hairstyles for Halloween would be fun. I would need a wig to pull most of them off. Ha! Enjoy your Halloween festivities this year.

Zeenat on October 05, 2021:

This is so cool. I loved the hairstyle ideas you suggested. I am definitely going to pick one of them. Thanks!

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 05, 2021:

Ha Ha! Bredz, that spooks, I assume, will live on in internet indefinitely. LOL! That sounds so good that you dressed up as a cat last year. Yes, Halloween has been lost in space due to Covid. I'm hoping it'll be over soon. The situation in Spain is under control. I'm hoping we'll be able to celebrate it this year in Spain.

Thank you so much for the sweet comment. I enjoyed reading it.

Blessings and Love always!

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 05, 2021:

Flourish, I really enjoyed the excitement in your comment. Halloween is not only about wearing a costume, but it is about discovering the creativity and costume within ourselves. Yes, that black cat eyeliner will look wow!

Thank you so much for your sweet comment.

Love and Blessings to you, dear friend

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 05, 2021:

Eman, Thank you very much for your kind response. I am glad you the hairstyles to be amazing. Take care and stay well.

Blessings and Love, dear sister

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 05, 2021:

Thank you so much, Chitra Di. I always feel happy to hear from you. I am glad you found it interesting. Good makeup and hairdo are a must to bring out the real magic of the Halloween character. Much Gratitude! You, too, have a good day.

Blessings always!

Rozlin from UAE on October 05, 2021:

Interesting article on Halloween hairstyles, Misbah. It was fun reading. Thank you for sharing.

Blessings and love to you, dear sister.

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 05, 2021:

Thank you so much for your kind and sweet comment, Pamela. Yes, a nice hairstyle always brings out more grace. I am glad you found it a fun read. Take care and stay happy.

Blessings and Love to you too.

BRENDA ARLEDGE from Washington Court House on October 04, 2021:


I dressed up like a black cat last year. Complete with ears & tail.

It was alot of fun.

I love those Skelton hair pins.

I'm not sure if I'll be dressing up this year.

Covid is on the rise again, so a get together is probably not gonna happen.

Let you know though.

And the spooks are still in cyberspace, i didn't get a message about this one.

FlourishAnyway from USA on October 04, 2021:

I am ALL about the cat ears hairstyle omg that is perfect. I’m not sure that I’ll even wait for Halloween! Add some black cat eyeliner and wow!

Nian from Pakistan on October 04, 2021:

An interesting article with amazing hairstyle ideas.

Many Love and Blessings.

Chitrangada Sharan from New Delhi, India on October 04, 2021:

Hello Misbah!

An interesting and well illustrated article. There are so many possibilities with the hair. I liked all those makeups and hairstyles suggested by you. An enjoyable read.

Thank you for sharing. A good day to you.

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 04, 2021:

Hello, John.

I'm delighted you found it enjoyable to read. Yes, to bring out the charm, a terrific hairdo is extremely important. Lol! I had a lot of fun writing this article. It was fun. I enjoyed reading your wonderful response. Thank you so much for taking the time to read and leave such a positive comment. Much Gratitude, dear friend. God bless you and keep you safe. Amen!

Sending Blessings to you and your loved ones.

Misbah Sheikh (author) from The World of Rebels. on October 04, 2021:

Oh Gosh! No, Mr. Bill, you are extremely handsome. Ask Ms Bev if you don't believe me. Her gorgeous smile in your wedding video proves that I'm telling you the truth. You are a nice and generous friend. Thank you so much for taking the time to read and leave such a beautiful comment. All is well with me. I am happy today. I hope you are also doing well. Sir, stay healthy and keep smiling.

Blessings and regards to you and your family.

Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on October 04, 2021:

I able that a good hairstyle is important,and I enjoyed everything you wrote, Misbah. You surely listed a vast number of hairstyles for Halloween.

It was fun to read your article.

Much love and blessings,

John Hansen from Gondwana Land on October 04, 2021:

This is a very helpful article for the ladies to may their Halloween costumes really impress by adding a killer hair style to suit. It is amazing what you can do with a good head of hair. The only thing I could do would be wear a wig lol. Good job with this, Misbah. I am sure it was fun to write.

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on October 04, 2021:

LOL...I don't have to change what I look like, or my hairstyle, for Halloween. I'm scary enough just the way I naturally am. :)

Fun read, my friend, and Happy Monday to you! I hope all is well with you.

Blessings and happiness always

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