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12 Halloween Costumes Under £20 That Every Uni Student Needs

Save your soul and your student loan with these costume ideas, thanks to Amazon Student.

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1. Be a bunch of grapes.

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What you'll need:
Latex purple wedding balloons, £1.44
Artificial silk leaves, £2.80
Safety pins
A patient flatmate

2. Wrap yourself into a mummy.

What you'll need:Lots and lots of loo roll. Chances are you were running low anyway. £3.75Cellotape
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What you'll need:

Lots and lots of loo roll. Chances are you were running low anyway. £3.75

Cellotape

3. Recycle cardboard boxes and create a retro robot.

Quinn Dombrowski/ CC by 2.0 / Via Flickr: quinnanya, Courtesy of Amazon UK

What You'll Need:
Leftover cardboard boxes from freshers week or find them here £0.61
Reams and reams of tin foil £1.50
Or silver spray paint £4.99
This fun wig (optional) £1.50

4. Creep it simple with this evil pumpkin mask.

What you'll need:This novelty creepy pumpkin mask £9.99Freakishly good dance moves
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What you'll need:
This novelty creepy pumpkin mask £9.99

Freakishly good dance moves

5. Get pretty in pink as a flamingo

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What You'll Need:
This flamingo hat £4.99
A bright pink tutu £2.56
Bright neon tights £3.32
The ability to stand on one leg

6. Put a curse on early morning lectures, annoying flatmates, and student loans as a wicked witch.

What you'll need: Washed-up witch mask, £7.92A cauldron of potion (aka your best "punch bowl")
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What you'll need:

Washed-up witch mask, £7.92

A cauldron of potion (aka your best "punch bowl")

7. In a last-minute pickle? Go as a giant hot dog.

What you'll need:This giant hot dog costume, £14.94An appreciation for wiener jokes
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What you'll need:
This giant hot dog costume, £14.94

An appreciation for wiener jokes

8. Transform yourself into a half-human, half-werewolf.

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What you'll need:
Hairy werewolf hands, £6.23
Zipper makeup kit, £6.75
A ripped T-shirt
A full moon

9. Make yourself a cuppa and go as the Mad Hatter.

What you'll need:
A mad hatter hat £7.22
Make up kit £4.99
A cup of tea

10. Invest in a skeleton onesie you can wear all year round.

What you'll need:All-in-one skeleton costume, £16.29 White face paint for your face and hands if you want to go all out
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What you'll need:

All-in-one skeleton costume, £16.29

White face paint for your face and hands if you want to go all out

11. Dress to impress with your wild wild best cowboy costume.

What you'll need: Inflatable horse-riding cowboy costume, £15.47
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What you'll need:

Inflatable horse-riding cowboy costume, £15.47

12. Find your match made in heaven as bacon and eggs.

What You'll Need:Breakfast Buddies Party Outfits £17.94 A friend who loves breakfast as much as you.

What You'll Need:

Breakfast Buddies Party Outfits £17.94

A friend who loves breakfast as much as you.

Get your scare on this Halloween without breaking the bank, thanks to Amazon Student.