Confession: We LIVE for Halloween. It’s the one holiday where hair and makeup are the stars of the show and you’re encouraged to go all out. We love letting our creativity run wild, coming up with different costume ideas and experimenting with makeup and hairstyles to achieve our vision. Halloween falls on a weekday this year, and while we love an elaborate costume, we know that a lot of us can only get so “festive” before it starts to interfere with our jobs and/or daily activities.

Here are three Halloween costume ideas from our stylists that are cute, fun and won’t have your HR department after you.


Our stylist Macy as a unicorn.

If you haven’t noticed, unicorns are everywhere! Channeling your inner unicorn can be as simple as putting on some colorful, sparkly makeup and a horned headdress (like above). We really love the new Feed My Lips Color Balms and Glosses by Aveda that came out this year. The 93% naturally-derived, vegan formula comes in great colors, suitable for all skin tones and hair colors. We love Color Balm in Snapdragon—a fun, punchy fuschia. Extra unicorn points if your hair is a fun, creative color!


Remember these? So will everyone that sees your costume—that’s what makes it so fun! Choose an outfit that best fits your favorite Beanie Baby and make it come alive by adding whiskers, stripes or whatever else makes sense for the costume. Aveda’s Brow Definers and Eyeshadows are great for creating whiskers, dramatic eyes and any other animal characteristics you may need.


You can never go wrong with a classic clown costume. All it takes is a fun outfit, a few accessories and some makeup to pull it all together.

There’s no right or wrong way to achieve this look, get creative and have fun! For Halen’s look (above), all you need is a good, long-lasting eyeliner to detail the eyes, lipstick for the nose and mouth, and white face paint to become a classic clown. A goofy, upbeat attitude with a few tricks up your sleeve wouldn’t hurt either.

We’d LOVE to help you with your Halloween hair and makeup! Book your appointment online.


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