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Updated on Oct 23, 2018. Posted on Oct 12, 2014

14 Impossibly Cute Halloween Hair Ideas That Require No Costume

Hair is where the horror is.

1. Medusa

The Joy of Fashion /

Fake snakes, bobby pins, and a few easy braids and BAM, you're Medusa. Bonus: The messier this hair looks, the better. Click here for instructions.

2. Spider

Simple As That /

Finally, a use for all of those friggin' pipe cleaners you've had sitting around for years! Get the instructions here.

3. Mouse

Gleeful Things /

Follow these directions to make little mouse ears, and you're all set.

4. Butterfly

All Day Chic /

Braiding skills, will power, and a load of hairspray may be required, but there's no way your friends won't be impressed when you show up as a butterfly. There's a full tutorial here.

5. Rockabilly Girl

The Freckled Fox /

Roll up some fake bangs, tie up a scarf, and go straight rockabilly with help from this tutorial.

6. Ariana Grande

Kouture Kiss /

Last-minute party? Give yourself a half-up hairdo and go as Ariana.

7. Maleficent

Makeup Artist Nicole Fae /

Follow this impressive tutorial to become a real life version of Maleficent.

8. Unicorn

Etsy /

See, they do exist!

9. Bird Lady

My Imaginary Blog /

Put those old Beanie Babies to use, people. Click here for more pics and instructions.

10. Cat/Taylor Swift

Why Don't You Make Me /

The untrained eye may think this is just a cat costume, but T. Swift fans know the truth. Learn how to make it here.

11. Elsa From "Frozen"

Twist Me Pretty /

Follow this tutorial to get the Elsa braid!

12. Mummy

Princess Piggies /

Fair warning for this mummy ponytail: Don't make any sharp turns around corners. Get the spooky details here.

13. Princess Leia

Opening Ceremony /

Sock buns put to good use. Here's how.

14. Christmas Tree

The Scarlett Rose Garden /

For every trick-or-treater just waiting for Christmas.