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October 8, 2021

HALLOWEEN POP CULTURE COSTUME TRENDS + HAIR INSPO TO GET THE LOOKS

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Nail This Year’s Trending Costumes With The Hairstyles To Match

Need to make a costume comeback from last Halloween’s rain check? We compiled a list of this year’s pop culture crazes packed with your favorite reality stars, pop divas, iconic characters and everyone in between. Keep reading for hair styling how-tos to make the finishing touches that will bring your trendy costume to life!

 

1. Jennifer Check

Gen Z revived Megan Fox’s cult-classic looks from “Jennifer’s Body” on TikTok this year and we can’t complain. Create the bouncy blowout that turned heads in the hallway with our tips and full costume styling below!

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Watch the TikTok to see the full transformation!

 

2. Clovers Cheerleaders 

“Bring It On” at your Halloween party with this baddie girl-group costume! Recreate the spirit ponies or play up natural textures with inspo from the one and only Clover herself, Gabrielle Union (@gabunion).

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A post shared by Gabrielle Union-Wade (@gabunion)

 

3. Xtina Dirrty

Christina Aguilera’s iconic music video look is no stranger to Halloween’s top picks. Get the step-by-step tutorial to create faux streaks and micro braids at home and nail this Grammy-worthy costume.

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Photo via Instagram @kyliejenner

Watch this @omgartistry tutorial to transform into XTINA!

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Olivia Smalley Hair Hacks (@omgartistry)

 

4. Bridgerton Ladies

Channel your inner royalty from this year’s Netflix must-watch, “Bridgerton”! Pair your petticoat with a bold upstyling or a soft, romantic look for a regal costume sure to spark convos. 

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Photo via Instagram @marcelliotpilcher

 

5. Megan + Cardi WAP Music Video

I don’t cook, I don’t clean, but let me tell you—we got the need-to-know deets on wigs. Check out our guide on all things wig installation to recreate the music video look that kept us all dancing this year!

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Photo via Instagram @colinseyes

 

6. Emma Stone’s Cruella

The hairstyling mastermind behind Disney’s Cruella,” Nadia Stacey (@nadiastaceyhairmakeupdesign) shared behind the scenes of this epic avant-guard spin on the infamous black and white bob from the childhood classic.

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Photo via Instagram @nadiastaceyhairmakeupdesign

 

7. Y2K Icons

Pay homage to the women who showed us the cool-girl ropes with all the crimping, straight styling and volume 411 for these iconic celeb looks of the 2000s!

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@alysilverio

y2k costume ideas! which one do you think I’m being?! 🤪 #2000s #costumeideas #halloween2020 #2000svibes #y2kaesthetic #halloweencostumeideas

♬ rock ur bodyyy – jadevelazquez_

 

8. Ashley & Hilary Banks

Grab your Levis and pencil skirt-sets to create the nostalgic Fresh Prince Of Bel Air sister duo that took over Pinterest boards for their trend-setting styles this year!

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A post shared by The Fresh Prince (@freshprince)

 

9. The 2021 Power Couple: Rockstars + Famous Brunette GFs

Bring everyone’s Insta feed to life by recreating this year’s hottest couples for a trendy group costume! Be sure to make room on your camera roll, this one will need a photoshoot. 

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Photo via Instagram @travisbarker

 

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