- This Lena Hoschek model certainly captures the style of the Mexican Day of the Dead
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Not everybody likes to dress up as a witch, vampire or bat for Halloween. We have stylish alternatives for you if you want to celebrate the Night of the Dead - why not show a different side of yourself! The models and stars in our gallery show you dark and spooky getups for the ghostly festivities on October 31st.
Creativity is the motto for any fancy dress costume and nobody can complain about a lack of inspiration for Halloween looks. A proper Halloween look should be dark, ghoulish, and above all, scary! But there is room for playful feminine edge where the dark spirits live. Our line-up of stars and models leave no doubt about this part of the Halloween fun.
Halloween Hairstyles: Tips & Tricks
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Halloween is the time when you can go all out and use forgotten or unusual styles and tricks.
1. Nets: Sadly, nets are rarely used in fashion today, but this makes nets all the more suitable for Halloween. The simple eye-catching accessory can cover the hair, the face or both (see the photo on the left and in our gallery).
2. Volume: Extreme hair volume always looks extravagant, making this style perfect for Halloween. Whether you wear curls, an over-sized quiff or an updo, fright-night is the time for extremes! For extra volume boost, try adding a volumising powder to the roots.
3. Make-up: Make-up can dramatically transform your look even when it’s not Halloween, so think what costume make up can do! Eyes framed in a wide circle with very dark eye make-up set the right tone. Tip: Extend the top eyelid liner well beyond the lid and upward to create cat eyes. You may like to intensify the look by applying black, dark brown, grey or red eye shadow up to your eyebrows. Of course ghostly white complexions work well on Halloween. Plenty of light make-up or white stage make-up can help to create this effect. Finishing off with dark red lips can complete the ghostly image.
Half updos with dramatically piled up big hair can help to complete your haunting Halloween look. In his video, Schwarzkopf hair expert Armin Morbach explains how to create such a haunting Halloween hairstyle in just a few steps.
Video: How to Create a half up-do Hairstyle