October 23, 2020

 

Halloween is most likely going to look very different for our kiddos this year. In lieu of large gatherings and trick-or-treating, we may find ourselves having smaller intimate get-togethers with neighbors or even jumping onto the virtual party bandwagon! (raise your hand if you’re having a little zoom fatigue..) In spite of this new normal, we want to be safe and still give our children the experiences they deserve. We’ve found some amazing Halloween hair-do’s to try on your kids. Don’t worry, all styles were created by parents just like you! So grab a pen and take some notes.

 

Pretty Pumpkin Patch Bun

pumpkin Halloween hairstyle

@_ourdailyjourney_

What you’ll need:

  • Small elastics
  • Bun maker
  • Bobby pins
  • Orange temporary hair color spray
  • Faux leaves
  • Faux pumpkin stem
  • Hot glue gun
  • Small scarecrow**

Step by Step:

  1.  Using the small hair elastics, form hair into a ponytail.
  2.  Place bun maker around ponytail and secure the bun using the bobby pins, by wrapping the hair around the bun and tucking away loose ends underneath the bun.
  3. Spray the bun orange with the temporary hair color spray.
  4. Add leaves around the bun (tip: hot glue the leaves to bobby pins to secure them to the head)
  5. Place faux pumpkin stem in the center of the orange bun.
  6. ** Optional: Hot glue a small Scarecrow head to a bobby pin and add that to the hair to complete your pumpkin patch bun look.

Hello Maleficent

Maleficent Halloween Hairstyle

@loulibells_lovely_curls_

What you’ll need:

  • Old plain head band
  • News paper
  • Brown Sellotape
  • Bobby pins
  • Hair glitter
  • Hair Extensions**

Step by Step:

  1. Scrunch newspaper and then wrap it into 2 horn shapes. Secure them to the headband with brown Sellotape.
  2. Place the headband on as normal pushing the hair away from the face.
  3. Grab neat sections of hair from the back of the headband and wrap hair around the horns. (**If hair isn’t long enough wrap hair extensions and secure with bobby pins)
  4. Secure each piece of hair with bobby pins.
  5. Finish the look by adding some glitter to the top of the horns.

Ta-da … Hello Maleficent

Very Ghoul Bun

Ghoul Ghost Halloween Hairstyle

@kraftykacen

What you’ll need:

  • Ghost felt cut-outs
  • Small hair elastics
  • Bobby pins
  • Hot glue gun
  • White temporary hair color spray
  • Bun maker**

Step by Step:

  1.  Using the small hair elastics, form hair into a ponytail.
  2. Using just hair alone, form a bun that sits on top of your head. (** use bun maker if needed)
  3. Secure the bun using the bobby pins, by wrapping the hair around the bun and tucking away loose ends underneath the bun.
  4. If your hair is not blonde, spray the hair and bun white, with the white temporary hair color spray.
  5. Using the Ghost felt cut-outs, hot glue each piece to a bobby pin.
  6. Once the glue has dried you are ready to put the pins in your bun to create your ghost!

Pipe Cleaner Kitty Ears

Halloween Kitten Ears

@thehairdad

What you’ll need:

  • Pipe cleaners
  • Small hair elastics
  • Bobby pins
  • Black face paint

Step by Step:

  1. Part the hair down the center and make two small ponytails with the hair elastics.
  2. Wrap a pipe cleaner around the hair elastic/ base of the ponytail about 2 or 3 times.
  3. Braid the hair with the pipe cleaner. Secure the end of each braid with a hair elastic.
  4. Bend the hair to create a triangle, then wrap the end of the braid around the base of the ponytail one time and secure with a bobby pin.
  5. Repeat on the other side.
  6. Use the face paint to make a cute nose and whiskers.

Spooky Spider Bun

Halloween Spider Bun

@supermom.pk

What you’ll need:

  • Bun maker
  • Bobby pins
  • Small hair elastics
  • Pipe cleaners (fuzzy strings)
  • Googly eyes
  • Hot glue gun

Step by step:

  1. Using the small hair elastics, form hair into a ponytail.
  2. Place bun maker around ponytail and secure the bun using the bobby pins, by wrapping the hair around the bun and tucking away loose ends underneath the bun.
  3. Add 3 pipe cleaners to each side of the bun, secure with bobby pins if needed. (be sure to bend pipe cleaners to create legs)
  4. Hot glue the googly eyes to bobby pins and add to the center of the bun.

Does IT Give You Chills?

IT Halloween Kids Costume

@kateebratcherphotography
@kbratcherphotography

What you’ll need:

  • Clean hair
  • Paper towels
  • Orange temporary hair color spray

Step by step:

  1. Using the paper towel to protect the skin and hands, spray the Orange temporary hair color spray into the hair, covering it completely.
  2. Layer on the color until your desired look. Wait a few seconds between each application for best results.

 

So fun and easy right? Be sure to tag @colorandco on Instagram with all of your spooky Halloween hair looks!