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Samantha Faragalli
Oct 09, 2015 @ 2:45 pm

Halloween may offer the perfect excuse to disguise yourself with your favorite costume, but it’s also the best time to play around with bold makeup and fun hair accessories. We’ve got you covered on both fronts with the best hair and makeup options to keep you looking frightening—or fabulous—this holiday. Scroll down to see our picks.

Clip-In Ponytails

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Halloween is the perfect day to play around with your ‘do. Achieve the longer locks you’ve always wanted with a clip-in ponytail like Scunci's extra long version in dark brunette ($39; claires.com) or ExpressLocs's clip-in option in dark blonde ($25; sallybeauty.com), both of which are easy to apply and comfortable.

Colored Extensions

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Add a pop of color into your costume with color clip-ins. We love the bright, fun colors of Secret Color's headband hair extensions ($15; sallybeauty.com) and POP's color strips extensions ($10; ulta.com).

False Eyelashes

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Take your eye game to the next level with Ardell Double Up lashes ($6; drugstore.com), which are simple-to-apply, lightweight falsies—perfect for mimicking the look of some of your favorite celebrities.

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Lip Essentials

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Nothing screams “boo” like a fierce, dark lip. Try out a gloss like Hard Candy Fierce Effects Daring lip gloss ($4; walmart.com) or a matte lip with Kat Von D Studded Kiss lipstick in Slayer ($26; sephora.com) to bring some intensity to your pout.

Makeup Palette

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Create any makeup look with the Make Up For Ever 12 Flash Color Case ($99; makeupforever.com). This foolproof palette is filled with a dozen useful hues that grant long-lasting wear and vibrant color.

Glow in the Dark

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Apply a glow-in-the-dark cream makeup (Claire's, $6; claires.com) formula on the face or body to make your look extra spooky at night.

Face Tattoos

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Create a fierce look with a themed face tattoo. We especially love the Day of the Dead ($7; claires.com) and Leopard looks ($7; claires.com) from Claire's.

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Face Paint

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Create the Halloween costume of your dreams (or nightmares) with an easy-to-apply face makeup crayon. Opt for metallic (Claire's, $13; claires.com) or primary colors to create a bright, electrifying look ($6; partycity.com). Best of all, they're perfect for tossing into your candy bag for on-the-go touch-ups while Trick or Treating.

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