GIRL! Halloween is right around the corner. Are you ready?!

By this time last year, you not only had a game plan for which costume to wear to each party, you even had a few tricks up your sleeve. But this year, you’re drawing a blank and have exhausted your discretionary funds…and you’re absolutely not touching your savings.

Well, you’re in luck because ESSENCE has you covered with styling tips and costume hacks that don’t have scary prices!

Check out the video below to discover how you can create six different costume options with two different wigs and then keep scrolling for a complete break down on how to shop your own closet (along with a few discount stores) to complete each look and get you ready for the big night.

1stWig Option, “Icy Blonde Bob”

Look 1, X-Men’s Storm

Silver Bob Wig, $15, partycity.com 

White Contact Lenses, $24, myscaryeyes.com 

Corset Lace-Up Bodysuit, $40, shop.guess.com 

Quilted Faux-Leather Jacket, $60, shop.guess.com 

Adult’s Opera Gloves, $17.40, orientaltrading.com 

Gold & Pearl Statement Earrings, $10, us.asos.com  

Look 2, Reindeer Games

Antler Headband, $11, amazon.com 

Face Painting Kit, $14, amazon.com 

Faux Fur Vest, $40, target.com 

Look 3, Sexy Kitten

Black Cat Ears, $10, etsy.com 

Choker Necklace, $10, target.com 

Corset Lace-Up Bodysuit, $40, shop.guess.com 

Adult’s Opera Gloves, $17.40, orientaltrading.com 

Gold & Pearl Statement Earrings, $10, us.asos.com

 

2ndWig Option, “Flowing Purple Tresses”

Look 1, Wicked Witch

‘Sexy Bewitched’ Costume w/accessories, $43, yandy.com 

Look 2, Not-So-Little Mermaid

‘Alluring Sea Siren’ Costume with accessories, $88, yandy.com 

Look 3, Black Girl Magic Unicorn

Unicorn Horn Headband, $3, dhgate.com 

Oversized Faux Fur Jacket, $90, missguidedus.com 

 

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