Halloween is just around the corner, and if you're like us, you've probably left your costume planning until the very last minute. Fear not, because we've got you covered with some ghoulishly gorgeous last-minute Halloween hairstyles that will turn heads and make you the life of the party. This year, we're taking inspiration from the latest hair care trends to ensure your strands stay healthy and fabulous while you get into the spooky spirit. So, grab your hair tools, and let's dive into these hair-raising looks!

Siren Waves

For a mystical, mermaid-inspired costume, siren waves are the way to go. Start by adding some texturizing spray to your hair for that beachy look. Use a curling wand to create loose waves and finish with a high-hold hairspray to keep those waves looking enchanting all night.


@courtney.shields Replying to @Dandanbilat ok girls! Here’s a full tutorial on how I get these piecey mermaid waves. They are def my new go-to summer hairstyle. 🧜‍♀️ #summerhair #hairtutorial #mermaidhair #beachywavestutorial ♬ original sound - Courtney Shields


Vampire Updo

Channel your inner vampire with a sleek updo. Apply a hair oil or serum for a glossy shine, then pull your hair into a tight bun at the nape of your neck. Secure it with bobby pins, and add some fake blood for extra drama.


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Galactic Glitter

A futuristic, space-inspired costume deserves a dazzling 'do. Separate your hair into two space buns and apply some hair gel and add cosmic glitter for a stellar effect. Finish with a glitter-setting spray to keep the stars in place.


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Wet Glossy Hair

Flaunt your inner diva with the Kim Kardashian wet hair look. Start by applying mousse followed by shine spray, and top it off with wave spray.


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Mystical Top Knot

For a quick and easy look, go for a mystical top knot. Apply some dry shampoo to give your hair texture, and then gather your hair into a high ponytail. Twist it into a bun and secure it with hairpins. Add a decorative hairpin or comb to complete the look.


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Zombie Chic Messy Bun

Zombies can have great hair, too! Tease your hair for extra volume and then gather it into a messy bun. Use hair chalk or temporary color spray to give it a deathly gray or green tint. Finish with a matte hairspray to lock in that undead style.


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Woodland Nymph Curls

Bring the enchantment of the forest to your Halloween costume with woodland nymph curls. Use a curling iron to create soft, romantic curls. 

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Witchy Fishtail Braid

Witches are always in style for Halloween. Give your costume an enchanting twist with a witchy fishtail braid. Start by texturizing your hair, then create a fishtail braid, incorporating some black ribbon or twine. Finish with a holding spray for a bewitching look.


@sarahpotempahair Replying to @s.k.y_scherer here is the basic #fishtail tutorial! Think about it as 2 ponytails and it becomes really easy! 💕 Then you can master the 3D fishtail tutorial I posted before! #hairtok #fishtailbraid #pinkhair #braidtok #fyp #braidstutorial #fishtailtutorial ♬ Love Story - TonsTone


There you have it, our top 8 last-minute Halloween hairstyles that incorporate the latest hair care trends. Whether you're going for a mystical mermaid or a scary witch, these looks are sure to turn heads and complete your spooky ensemble. Remember to have fun with your look and take care of your hair, even in the midst of all the Halloween excitement. Happy haunting!