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21 Best Wig Costume Ideas for Halloween

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If there is any holiday to throw on an outrageous wig for, it’s Halloween. Whether you’re looking to go from blonde to brunette, curly to straight, or shake things up with a wild and crazy color, Halloween is the perfect excuse to get your wig on. 

Don’t let another celebration pass you by without rocking a fabulous wig! Read on for the best wig Halloween costume ideas that will turn any ordinary outfit into a memorable one.

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Wig Halloween Costume Ideas for You to Try

Marvel’s Storm Superhero Costume

Anok Yai in a Storm costume, wearing a white superhero suit with matching boots and wig.

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Anok Yai absolutely SLAYED this costume. Emulate her by dressing up as Storm, the badass Marvel superhero. Don’t forget that platinum blonde wig to make the costume extra fabulous. 

Hades Halloween Costume

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You can go all out on Halloween with this amazing Hades costume. We love anyone who is willing to put 100% into their outfit. Be that girl this year by incorporating a sparkling dress, gray body paint, and of course, a bright wig. 

Sia Signature Wig Costume

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Sia’s iconic black and white wig with a bow is our favorite mid-length hairstyle. Capture the singer’s brilliant fashion and one-of-a-kind vibe this Halloween. 

Naughty Nun Costume

Cardi B dressed as a naught nun, wearing a black corset, fishnet stockings, boots, and a veil.

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All wigs are not the same…and that includes if yours has any hair or not! Cardi B inspired us with this naughty nun outfit. Find your sexiest all-black attire and make the Bacardi babe proud!

Bunny Bob Wig Costume

Sarah Hyland in her bunny Halloween costume, wearing with a short white wig, bunny ears, and tutu.

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Are you living for this cute white bob wig like we are? Try out a bunny Halloween costume alongside it this year. Coupled with some adorable bunny ears and a white tutu, it’s our top rendition of any bunny ensemble. 

Cookie Monster Onesie Costume

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If you’ve never put on an adult onesie, you’re missing out on the comfort experience of a lifetime. You can go out in this funny cookie monster outfit, all while wearing a blue wig this Halloween. Carry around chocolate chip cookies, and you’ll always have a sweet treat nearby. 

Cheshire Cat Halloween Costume

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Enter Wonderland on Halloween. You can portray the crazy-eyed Cheshire Cat by incorporating a long pink wig, detailed makeup, and a tie-dye dress. 

Marge Simpson Costume

 

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Who knew Marge Simpson could be so sexy? Get ready to wear the ultimate wig this Halloween by taking on the character who is, frankly, giving us big MILF vibes. And if you’re really committed to the character, use the yellow body paint. 

Harley Quinn Costume

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This Harley Quinn outfit is the hottest Suicide Squad villain getup you’ll wear. Pair her signature pigtail wig with suspenders and shorts for this costume. Take a tip from the bubblegum-poppin’ character and always look good while you’re getting into trouble. 

Lady Gaga’s Yellow Hair Wig Costume

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Don’t be a drag this Halloween when you can be a queen. Lady Gaga is the most outrageous pop star whom we adore. She’s authentically herself, has a loud and proud singing voice, and brought back the avant-garde look to the spotlight. The paparazzi will follow you around all night long. 

Pink Fembot Costume

Kendall Jenner dressed as a fembot from the movie Austin Powers, with a blonde beehive wig and pink lingerie set.

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Kendall Jenner put a whole new meaning to the color pink when she was a fembot for Halloween. You can copy this retro look with a super groovy wig, a fuzzy nightgown, and matching heels. 

Strawberry Shortcake Halloween Costume

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It’s charming, freckled, and very, very pink. A perfect Halloween costume idea for girls who love a pink bob is this Strawberry Shortcake outfit. Pair your pink dress and wig with some striped socks, and enjoying Halloween parties this year will be easier than a cakewalk. 

Hit Girl Halloween Costume

 

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For those seeking a more unconventional approach to their superhero costume this year, how about this fun Hit Girl idea? You can recreate this look with a short purple bob wig, a black mask, and pretty much any black or deep purple clothing. For those who are really committed to the ensemble, wear a plaid mini skirt and a black cape!

David Bowie Makeup and Wig Costume

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Pay tribute to the man who lit a fire under the music industry with his gender-bending and iconic looks. This idea incorporates some makeup skills, but if you can get the face right, all you need is the red hair to match. 

Rainbow Hair Halloween Costume

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Everything you need to accomplish this mystical rainbow hair aesthetic for Halloween is right here. Find the makeup tutorial here so you can shimmer all evening. Add a white floral headpiece to make your makeup appear all the more whimsical. 

Anna Wintour Costume

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Here comes the real devil-wearing Prada. Anna Wintour is the definition of a fashionista. Emulate her chic style and brown bob on Halloween, and show off on the runway. Don’t worry. We found some non-Prada options for you on Amazon. Take a look!

Marie Antoinette Wig and Dress Costume

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For our queens who know their worth…why not dress up as royalty on Halloween? This elegant Marie Antoinette costume idea is perfect for those looking for a blonde updo wig. Not only will you make a grand entrance as you walk into the party, but a look this classy will likely get some curtseys and plenty of suitors. 

Fiona from Shrek Costume

Heidi Klum dressed as Fiona from Shrek, wearing her green maiden dress and brown braided wig.

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You can nail this Fiona Halloween costume with a long braided wig. If our fashion hero Heidi Klum can make an ogre look sexy, why not give it a try? Or you can just choose the dress and wig, and leave the green body paint for next year’s Hulk costume.  

Wednesday Addams Costume

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Want to be the creepy girl with the long black braids? Take on this Wednesday Addams Halloween outfit and turn up the weirdness. 

Billie Eilish Green Hair Costume

Billie Eilish in a green sweater and matching green hair.

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If Billie Eillish doesn’t make you crave to be a kid again, we don’t know what will. As a teen star, this girl has already won more Grammys than she can fit into her school bag. Keep Halloween weird this year with a green-haired wig and grunge vibe. 

Jennifer Lopez Stage Costume

Jennifer Lopez onstage in a sparkly one-piece outfit and long wavy ombre-colored hair.

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Can it get any better than J.Lo? The correct answer is no. If you’re worthy, you can channel your inner pop star and wear a stunning silver Jennifer Lopez stage suit. Did you know that she’s 50 in this photo? 50!? 

Girl, get your wig on this Halloween. You won’t regret your hair transformation. In fact, perhaps it will inspire you so much that you’ll be at the hair salon on November 1st!

Written by The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis is a lifestyle blog about the journey of college to adulting. Here you can find the tips for college, self-improvement, adulting, and more.

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