These Halloween Hair Products Will Take Your Costume to the Next Level


Halloween may still be a few weeks away, but it’s time to start getting serious about your costume. Whether you’re going the store-bought route or DIY-ing your look at home, you’ll likely need some fun hair products and accessories to help you carry out your epic transformation. After all, having the right hair can totally make or break a costume. I mean, who would Cruella de Vil get-up without the iconic two-tone hair

To help you totally nail the hair for your Halloween look, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite hair products that will totally help elevate any costume you plan on wearing this holiday. Ahead, our picks for must-have Halloween hair products. 

Captain Blankenship Mermaid Sea Salt Hair Spray

No mermaid costume would be complete without a couple sprays of this moisturizing and texturizing sea salt spray from Captain Blakenship on your luscious locks. Made with nourishing plant-based ingredients such as organic sea kelp extract, Atlantic sea salt, and organic aloe vera, this beach-y spray helps to create the most effortless, soft mermaid waves, while also ensuring that your strands smell just like the ocean.

Promising review from Captain Blankenship: Deborah says, “ I’ve tried several different sea salt sprays but this one by far has worked the best. It gives me ‘beach waves’ on all my hair and does not feel crunchy.”

Shop: Captain Blankenship Mermaid Sea Salt Hair Spray, $24.00

Eva NYC Seeing Stars Holographic Spray

If you’re going the more celestial route with your Halloween costume this year, then you definitely need this holographic spray from Eva NYC in your styling arsenal. Ultra-fine holographic spray is suspended in a buildable and lightweight formula that you can spray directly on your strands for multi-dimensional glow.

Promising review from Ulta: Jessie says, “I bought the rose gold one and I loved it so much I bought this one too! I love the sparkle that it gives which is a little more intense than the Lime Crime hair glitter. I would definitely recommend trying it out!!”

Shop: Eva NYC Seeing Stars Holographic Gold Spray, $9.99

Scunci Lacy Cat Ears Headband

This adorable headband will make the perfect finishing touch to any classic black cat costume. Perfect for all hair types, this headband features a comfort band that holds hair securely without hurting your head—or causing a pesky headache.

Promising review from Ulta: Scott says, “Cutest accessory ever. I got these for my wife to wear year-round because she loves wearing gothic style cat ear headbands. She loves them and said they’re the cutest ones she’s ever seen.”

Shop: Scunci Lacy Cat Ears Headband, $6.99

Insert Name Here Hi-Lites Seamless Clip-In Extensions

If your spooky hair look is in desperate need of a pop of color, make sure to reach for one of Insert Name Here’s seamless clip-in extensions. Easy to apply and super customizable, these 20-inch clip-ins can be styled so many different ways—from a peekaboo color behind the ear, to a face-framing “money-piece” or even just scattered throughout the hair. Best of all, they won’t damage your hair at all!

Promising review from Insert Name Here: Kamryn says, “I seriously love these. I wear them all the time! They’re such a fun way to add a pop of color to your hair without any mess or hassle. I want to buy backups so I can wear them with any hairstyle! They’re so versatile and easy to put in!”

Shop: Insert Name Here Hi-Lites Seamless Clip-In Extensions, $18.00

Manic Panic Amplified Color Spray

Switch up your hair color for the night with this temporary hair color spray from Manic Panic to really take your costume to the next level. Suitable for all hair types and color levels, this vegan and cruelty-free color spray is perfect for creating colorful streaks, root touch-up, or providing all-over color. The best part? This formula rinses right out in the shower so you don’t have to commit to whatever wild hair color you dye your hair on Halloween night. 

Promising review from Ulta: Lillian says, “I love this spray! I bought it a few weeks ago because I wanted to add some pink and glitter to my hair for a night out and I was so pleased with how bright the color showed up on my dark brown hair. It was perfect! I didn’t need any bleach and it washed out so easily. Now, I’ve been trying to find every excuse to use it.”

Shop: Manic Panic Amplified Color Spray, $12.99

What hair products will you be using this Halloween? Share with us below!

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