DIY Halloween Hairstyles

Easy-to-achieve looks, stylist crafted at the Davines Group House in Brooklyn

Looking for some subtle but stunning Halloween hairstyles? 

We invited three Davines stylists to the Davines Group House in Brooklyn to create some fun, easy-to-achieve DIY looks.

Wet curls venus hair tutorial

Wet Curls Venus by Alyssa Lopez

"Chris Appleton inspired me with his wet hair look he created on Kim Kardashian. It looks complex, but in reality, it’s achievable once you break it down. And perfect for a mermaid inspired look!"

—Alyssa Lopez, stylist at HairThrone in New York, NY.

You'll need:

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  1. If your hair is dry, dampen it to about 90% of the way to being fully saturated.
  2. Spray on MELU Hair Shield (in case you want to add some extra waves at the end), then detangle the hair. 
  3. Massage This is a Curl Moisturizing Mousse throughout your hair, especially at the roots for some volume. 
  4. Next, finger comb in This is a Curl Building Serum through the hair, making sure all of the hair is completed coated in product. 
  5. Once all of your product is evenly saturated onto the cuticle, finger twist extra individual strands to add more texture. 
  6. Diffuse dry the hair to set in place, making sure your diffuser is pointing down with high heat and low air.
  7. Lastly, add some extra waves to your liking, and finish with This is a Shimmering Mist all over, plus OI Oil on any extra pieces that don’t look wet.

Upcycled mermaid hair tutorial

Upcycled Mermaid by Eric Rivera

"The inspiration behind my look is cleaning and protecting our oceans: there are tons of plastic items and garbage now living in our ocean killing off animals and polluting our waters." 

—Eric Rivera, co-owner and stylist at Twisted Scissors Salon in Shelton, CT.

You'll need:

  1.  Prep your hair with This is a Blowdry Primer and This is a Volume Boosting Mousse.
  2. Section out the mohawk section based on how you part your hair, then section ear to ear separating the front from the back.
  3. Starting in the back taking horizontal sections and using a 1-inch curling iron: curl the hair in alternating directions, wrapping the hair around the iron twice and leaving the ends out, then running the curling iron over the ends for a smooth finish. Spray each section with MELU Hair Shield before curling.
  4. Continue that up the back of the head, then move to the sides curling everything from the ear forward and away from the face, and repeat on the other side. 
  5. Moving to the mohawk section, take vertical sections and curl from the base, adding This is a Dry Texturizer for more body.
  6. Let everything cool for 10 minutes, then comb out with a wide tooth comb. Tease your mohawk section if more volume is desired. 
  7. On either side from the ear forward, create a fishtail braid, fluff out your braid, then tie braids together in the back with an elastic and secure with a bobby pin.
  8. Pull out any hairs in the front and adjust the overall look as desired, adding whatever accessories you like to tie together your look. Finish with This is an Invisible No Gas Spray to secure the look, and This is a Shimmering Mist to add shine.

All seeing messy bun eyeball tutorial

All-Seeing Messy Bun by Nikki Hastings

"I eat eggs everyday and find myself throwing away egg cartons way too often! Thought I’d do something easy, trendy, and relatable to me and my age group." 

—Nikki Hastings, stylist at 11Am Salon in Landsdale, PA.

You'll need:

  1. Prep hair with This is a Texturizing Dust and This is a Dry Texturizer to add texture and body.
  2. Pull your hair into a textured, messy low bun with some face framing pieces left out, then secure with bobby pins and This is a Medium Hairspray.
  3. Cut out two sections from a cardboard egg carton, and paint on an eyeball design. Pin the "eyes" onto your bun.
  4. Finish with This is a Shimmering Mist.

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