Halloween is just around the corner, and we could all use a little celebration. 2020 has been pretty stressful, so don't worry if you've completely forgotten about your costume. But there's finally a fun reason to put on a mask, and we don't want you to miss out! Some people love to go all out with their costumes, employing the use of wild makeup and spooky get-ups.
But others like to be comfortable and keep it more casual. If you consider yourself a more laid-back Halloween participant and you're wracking your brain for a last-minute costume, don't fret. We've put together four super easy costume ideas, all based on very doable hairstyles. Keep reading to figure out your 2020 Halloween look!
Plan on getting a little wild this Halloween? Whether you consider yourself a real-life party animal or not, animals or pets make for adorable costume ideas. Space buns are perfect for creating the ears of almost any animal. They work for puppies, deer, cats, bears, and more with a bit of face paint. Most of the time, you can paint on simple whiskers and a nose. And, if you're dressing up with a squad, you can always suggest doing a Mean Girls Halloween and dressing as Karen (who was a mouse, duh!). The trick to creating perfect space bun ears is to place them higher on your crown. Start with two pigtails and wrap the length of your locks around the elastics. Secure with bobby pins and spray with finisher.
This is an easy costume for our ladies with a closet full of vintage pieces. And don't let anyone tell you that being fashionable isn't a real costume. Tell your friends you're a time-traveler this year and bring out the best of your 1970s collection. Don't forget to add a groovy pair of glasses and a voluminous hairstyle. The more volume, the better. That's why we suggest breaking out the curling iron and styling your tresses to disco-perfection. Make sure you spritz your locks with hairspray, so the curls maintain their bounce as you dance your way through a 2020 Halloween. Another tip? Grab glasses with a light orange tint. Not only are they so'70s, but they'll keep you from utter darkness if you're partying in the moonlight.
Dying to create a look that's scary-chic? Opt for the classic vampire, or lean into some witchy vibes with a stick-straight style. This look works best for a witch costume if you have particularly long hair. When straightening your tresses, don't forget some thermal protectant as you'll be applying heat from the stylerdirectly to your locks. Additionally, section your hair off to achieve ideal sleekness. Add a smokey eye and some blood-red lipstick to make it pop. Finally, top off this look with a stylishly spooky hat. It doesn't necessarily need to be a witch hat, as almost any black hat will complete the look. If you're spending the night casting love spells, wear lip stain rather than lipstick so that it won't smudge when you're canoodling.
One of our favorite girly costumes this year is definitely the ballerina. If you decide to dress up as one, you can take it in one of two directions: Poised and polished or total Black Swan. Regardless of whether you're a classic or scary ballerina, you'll need a slicked-back ballerina bun to get the look. You can use a bun-maker for this style or bobby-pins to keep it clean. A small amount of gelwill go far in smoothing out the hair on your crown. It'll also make sure that flyaways remain at bay throughout the night. Twirl your way into Halloween by pairing this hairstyle with a leotard and a tulle tutu.
As the winter winds continue to whip, taking your hair’s natural moisture with them and tangling your locks, it is important that you create a solid routine in order to maintain healthy hair. The good news is that FHI Heat, via its full line of Stylus Haircare Products, has already done a lot of the hard work for you. We have created a line of products that protect your hair from any difficulties, whether from the weather, from chemicals or heat, or just everyday wear and tear. Our products will leave your hair soft, manageable, and shiny. One of the best perks about the Stylus Haircare products is that they work together beautifully to take care of your hair from the beginning to the end of the styling process.
When the air turns cold and the world turns darker and greyer, odds are that you are searching for color to help you keep on the bright side of life. Holiday lights and decorations offer some light, but you should also consider winter hair colors to add some brightness to your look this holiday season. FHI Heat understands the latest trends in holiday hair colors and has some advice for styling tools and products, as well. Read on to see if one of these looks is on your wish list and if you think it will get you a second glance under the mistletoe.
As you hustle and bustle preparing for the holidays, we at FHI Heat are thinking about the best and brightest hairstyles that will get you through the coming weeks. Odds are you have some very special places to go in the coming days, and your hair needs to be ready. Considering that last year you spent the holidays tucked away at home, for the most part, it is even more important this year that your hair be on point. Here are 12 of our favorite hairstyles for the season. Not only will they be easy to create, but you can also use FHI Heat products to make the process even more streamlined.