Disney characters, the Wizard of Oz, and classic characters like Frankenstein's monster and Dracula are perennial costume hits.
Your friends will definitely wish they thought of these first.
Choosing a Halloween costume can be tricky, especially if you leave it until the last minute. Here are five costumes you can create with makeup you already own. From a bloodsucking vampire to 3D spider eye-makeup, these looks can be tailored to your makeup skills.
Best of all? They're all super comfortable! From Prevention
Is there nothing conspiracy theorists QAnon can't ruin? The latest good thing the cult-y collection of right wingers has contaminated is our kids Halloween costume-shopping experience. Which makes very little sense. If they're so intent on scaring the world about a supposed Satanic baby-eating cult, why would they dabble in Halloween, of all holidays? Well, […]
If you're in a pinch for a Halloween costume, you can never go wrong with a DIY bat costume you can make in minutes. There are two kinds of people in the world: Those that love to spend days, even weeks, DIYing an intricate Halloween costume, and the rest of us who are lucky if […]
These manicures are so on-theme.
We've rounded up some of the best Halloween beauty looks from makeup artists and enthusiasts on Instagram. Here's how to achieve each one.
It’s that spooky time of year, and if you want to browse around for some costumes, makeup and decor that will complete your festivities, Spirit Halloween is here to help. Shop for Halloween goodies here: Spirit Halloween Our team is dedicated to finding and telling you more about the products and deals we love. If you love them too and decide to purchase through the links below, we may receive a commission. Pricing and availability are subject to change.
Whether you have light or dark hair, these dyes will pop.
Daniel Martin, Michael Anthony and more share their favorite past Halloween makeup looks.
Spirit Halloween has 1,300 stores in the U.S. and Canada . It is truly a one-stop-shop for all Halloween and cosplay necessities. Every year around August, Spirit starts to form teams of seasonal employees who help out with the shopping season, which typically runs through November. With the season now in full swing, employees have been sharing some behind-the-scenes tidbits. First thing’s first, Spirit Halloween employees have to love Halloween. One employee told Mental Floss that he’d never met another employee who wasn’t as obsessed with the holiday as he was in the five years of working at the store. Employees have to live up to certain rules while under contract for the chain. It’s Spirit policy that only employees open up packages. If you’ve ever opened a package in a Spirit Halloween and gotten a weird look from an employee, that’s why. There are also rules about trying on costumes — especially masks. They also hate when customers use the aisles for changing rooms
A handful of vendors on the website are selling QAnon "costumes" marketed towards children.
We’re rounding up costumes we won’t miss this year, either because they’ve already been exhausted in 2020 or because of today's social climate.
Here's what all of those "MTV-lebrities" are up to in 2020. From Good Housekeeping
It can be hard to get into the Halloween spirit when trick-or-treating is uncertain (and to think you had the perfect costume all planned out in February!). But there’s another Halloween activity we look...
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Here's how to win a Zombie Skittles Halloween costume, popularized by that viral mom.
We're not trying to rush the calendar, but we just want to remind you that everyone's favorite fall holiday will be here in less than two weeks. If you can't bring yourself to start costume planning just yet, you can subtly ease into the season by adding shades of orange and black to your fingernails. For some suggestions on how to do that — in the least cheesy way possible — we've amassed a few Halloween nail-art looks that will be big this season. From glossy black with dripping accents to minimalist pumpkin-orange French tips, scroll through to find your chic Halloween-ish manicure — the kind you'll want to wear now and well into November. Striped TipThis striped tip out of NYC's Paintbox Studio is unexpected and just happens to pair the Halloween-appropriate burnt orange and black tones.Orange French If you're partial to the traditional French tip, just make the design orange for October — like this chic visual courtesy of boutique London nail salon Townhouse. It's festive enough, right?Black Cauldron Nail artist Park Eunkyung shows us black bubbling cauldron, but makes it chic.Edgy OrbitThe orbit nail is edgy on its own, though nail artist Dalia proves a jet-black polish makes it ideal for the spooky season.Crescent MoonA gold crescent-moon decal in the middle of a black French mani is the cool-girl way to do seasonal nail art, according to London manicurist Imarni Nails.Candy Corn Just when you thought candy corn was tacky, Miami's Vanity Projects salon takes the tri-tone inspiration and spins it into something more current.Harvest MoonEssie's global nail artist, Rita Remark, calls this look the "Harvest Moon mani." The copper-orange polish, called Rust Worthy, comes from the brand's fall 2019 collection.Tonal Swirls Any way you slice it, nail artist Chani Ra proves that there are three polishes you'll want to use in tandem for Halloween-inspired designs: black, orange, and then something shimmery. Like this post? There's more. Get tons of beauty tips, tutorials, and inspiration on the Refinery29 Pinterest page — we'll see you there! Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?Why Navy Blue Is The Perfect Nail Color Right NowThe Dark Nail Polishes Pros Are Wearing This FallThe Most Wanted Deals To Shop On Amazon Prime Day
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