Halloween is just around the corner, and that means that it’s time to start organizing ideas for your costumes. But to be honest, coming up with a Halloween costume can be quite challenging, especially when you have no idea what direction you want to pick.
This year’s Halloween may be much different due to the ongoing pandemic. However, it is still vital to have fun, celebrate, and just take a break from everything that has been happening across the world. As you celebrate Halloween this year, remember to celebrate the holidays safely and responsibly, too.
When it comes to Halloween hairstyles, there are plenty of them you can choose and combine it with a face mask and enjoy this spooky season. Here are some of the best Halloween hairstyle tips to help you enhance your look without having to damage your hair.
1. Apply color carefully
You shouldn’t color your hair a bright color for Halloween only to wake up the next morning with annoying and permanently damaged hair. Choose coloring products that are safe for the natural hair or human hair half wigs. Don’t go for cheap alternatives that could end up damaging your hair. Before you apply any color to your hair, you need to read all the instructions. This is one of the most common mistakes people make when applying color to their hair; failing to read the instructions.
Another thing, you should only apply the color after you have put on the costume. This will help prevent the color from rubbing onto your costume. Avoid box dyes of any kind too. However, if you are looking to apply permanent color to your hair, you should let a professional do that for you.
2. Use a backcombing for texture
You may be tempted to use a lot of hairspray for texturing your hair. However, you might achieve better results if you opt to backcomb your hair. Whether you just want to add a little bit of body for a wicked witch or you just want to rock a ’90 style, you can easily achieve that look without necessarily using plenty of products, which may end up damaging your hair.
3. Use a conditioner on the hair mask
Of course, maintaining an excellent hair care regimen is critical. Now that you have colored, textured, and teased your hair, you need to ensure that you care for it properly to avoid permanent damage after Halloween. At the end of the night, you can use a hair mask or a deep conditioner to protect your hair from damage.
4. Bring with you whatever you need to fix your hair throughout the night
You shouldn’t let the fear of running your perfect hair keeps you from enjoying the night. Even if you are attending a small Halloween gathering, you need to have fun and enjoy the night. For that reason, you need to bring with you extra elastics, hairspray, bobby pins, a comb, or any other thing that can help you maintain your Halloween look.
5. Look for a tutorial on the internet
There are plenty of places online where you can get inspiration for hairstyles and costumes. These include YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, etc. There are a number of DIY social media pages that you can get inspiration from.
6. Don’t leave your hair overnight
When you get home, regardless of the time and how tired you are, make sure to wash your hair, condition, and comb it. If you wait until morning to do, this may damage your hair. Washing and combing your hair immediately you get home can also help to prevent the mess of tangles and color bleed onto your bedsheets, pillowcases, and a blanket.
7. Be gentle with the products
If you are using color, hairspray, or any other product, do not overdo it. You can do a test run fast to help you discover the number of products you should use on your hair. When doing the test run, use as little of these hair products and see how the style holds throughout the night. Even if you are rocking your headband wig for Halloween, use as little product on it as possible.
8. Don’t make a permanent change if you are not sure
If you are considering a major change to your hair, Halloween may be the ideal time to make this bold step. For the change, you may want a permanent color, texture, or length. It’s all up to you. All these permanent changes can only be done in a salon by a professional hairdresser. However, before you make this bold step, you need to be certain of the changes.
9. Avoid products that are not safe for hair
It is not advisable to let a one-night thing damage your hair. Before you use any product on your Halloween hairstyle, you need to be sure that it is safe to use it, and it won’t harm your hair. The rule of the thumb is to limit the use of heat tools and use high-quality products to protect your hair. This also applies to your human hair weaves, don’t overheat, and drench them in products.
Simple and easy Halloween hairstyles
When it comes to choosing a hairstyle for your Halloween, there are plenty of hairstyles you can pick and try out. From mermaid tresses to ice queen manes to braided ponytail, to bungs and curls, there are hairstyles for everyone.
The only perfect time you can get out of your comfort zone and try something new and fresh is during Halloween. But as much as you want to try new things, it doesn’t mean that you have to experiment with certain hair products that may damage your hair. You need to be very careful when choosing your products to avoid damaging your hair. If you are considering making permanent changes to your hair this Halloween, try speaking to a professional hairstylist first before you make these changes.