Don’t be scared to inject some fun into your regular BOOty routine this Halloween. We’ve dug us some fun ideas for adding a punch of spooky fun to your home or look from the aisles of your local beauty haunt.
For the Hostess with the Ghost-est
Treat your gracious Halloween party hostess with a fall beauty brew from Philosophy. The Haunted House trio features mini-sized Pumpkin Spice Muffin, Caramel Apple and Black Licorice shower gels in a petite haunted house gift box ($30). For more fall-spirited gifting flair, the Trick-or-Treat duo comes with a Pumpkin Spice Muffin and Caramel Apple gel for hair, shower and bath ($20). Last but not least, the full size I Love Candy Corn gel curbs any sweet tooth with it’s sugary scent and comes in an adorable yellow, orange and white tiered bottle ($16). Get Philosophy beauty treats at flagship stores in Mesa and Chandler, select department stores and at philosophy.com.
For pumpkin lovers, Bath & Body Works celebrates the season with the Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin Collection ($5-$19.50) for home and body. The limited-time line includes body and shower products or spice up the home with highly fragranced candles, diffusers and room spray. In stores and online at bathandbodyworks.com.
For Killer Nails
Press-on nails with spunk or spiked-up nail polish hues puts a bold twist on any manicure. Kiss one-use, limited edition press-ons in come in spooky styles from spider webs to blood red tips, $3.99. Designs available only through Halloween at Walgreens, Kmart and CVS.
Press on and go with high-gloss nails from Dashing Diva. The adhesive is already on the nails for easy application and they come in a rhinestone-studded Skull and Bonz design, $10. Available at Sephora or dashingdiva.com.
Paint nails with vampy or funky colors from Rimmel London like Deliciously Dark or Tequila Sunrise ($2.50-$3.50 at drugstores) or black glitter Funky Chunky from Lippmann Collection. The Lippmann polish is part of the Celebrate Set, $35 ($51 value) at Nordstrom stores or nordstrom.com.
For a Face to Remember
Amp up the makeup with kits and colors that bring out your inner dark diva or fairy princess. Sephora Halloween Kits include false lashes, glitter spray, eyeliner and glosses come with instructions for various looks from angel to sexy goddess, $19 ($65 value). Available at Sephora stores or sephora.com. (Get inspired! Visit our YouTube page and see our collection of Favorites for videos on how to create funky Halloween makeup looks.)
For a bold statement, check out Barbie Loves Stila Paint Cans with lip gloss, splashy color palette and mascara for retro Barbie looks like 1971’s Malibu Barbie and 1980’s Foxy Barbie, $40 each. For eyes that pop, try Barbie Loves Stila Smudge Pots as a shadow or liner ($20) and waterproof Liquid Liner ($20). All Barbie-esque makeup available at select Sephora stores and at stilacosmetics.com.
If you like the dark, mysterious vampire-inspired look, the Luna Twilight collection is a must. This gorgeous new line for fans of the Twilight books and movie have products based on characters. Try the shimmery, hot pink Alice Color Palette ($28) and the Femme Fatale Lip Gloss in Surrender ($20). Collection at Nordstrom or twilightbeauty.com.
For Spunky, Punky Hair
Go purple, green, hot pink or any color you desire for that matter with Streekers Wild Weekend Liquid Hair Color, $10.95 each. Brush through it once it dries for a softer look and don’t worry, it washes out! Available at Ulta or streekers.com.
For No-Commitment Body Art
Use black or dark colored eyeliner pencils to create body tattoos or try the Temptu Adorn Temporary Tattoo kits for artful tats, $25. Depending on how you take care of them, stay on 2-5 days and can be purchased at Sephora or temptu.com.