This year, forget the wig.

By Victoria Moorhouse
Updated Sep 10, 2020 @ 1:15 pm
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Leave a wig out of the equation this Halloween and take a cue from your own hair length instead.

No matter if you have a cropped pixie, an angled bob, or a long, layered cut, we rounded up some of the best (and easiest) Halloween costumes to try this year based on your hair length.

From timeless favorites like Clueless's Cher Horowitz to West World's badass Maeve Millay, keep scrolling for 24 different options that will surely beat out the five (or more) cats at your party.

Short Hair

Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven from Stranger Things


Julia Roberts as Tinkerbell in Hook

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Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby

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Audrey Tautou as Amélie Poulain in Amélie

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Medium-Short Hair

Beyoncé as Foxxy Cleopatra in Austin Powers in Goldmember

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Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique in X-Men: First Class

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Drew Barrymore as Josie Geller in Never Been Kissed

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Taylor Schilling as Piper Kerman in TV-series Orange Is the New Black

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Uma Thurman as Mia Wallace in Pulp Fiction

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Laura Dern as Vice Admiral Holdo from Star Wars: The Last Jedi


Renée Zellweger as Bridget Jones in Bridget Jones's Diary

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Medium-Long Hair

Emma Watson as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games film series

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Alicia Silverstone as Cher in Clueless

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Long Hair

Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding in I, Tonya


Thandie Newton as Maeve Millay in Westworld


Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen in the TV-series Game of Thrones

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Anjelica Huston as Morticia Addams in The Addams Family

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Ariel in The Little Mermaid

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Lindsay Lohan as Cady Heron in Mean Girls

Queen Elsa of Arendelle in Frozen


Amanda Seyfried as Sophie in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

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