By Cindy Hatcher
Updated: January 30, 2017

Despite my rabid love for all things Halloween and fall, I don't like to dress up. Why? Because the first time I did (E.T., 1983) and the last time I did (Minnie Mouse, 2013), I felt awkward and out of place and put upon. I'm more of a wallflower when it comes to the holiday, I'll confess.

Before I start to sound like the Grinch Who Stole Halloween, let me say that I love to take my normal hair and makeup looks and play around and have some fun. Perhaps you do, too. If you find yourself low on time or creativity (or a fellow wallflower) as the big day approaches, here are some easy ways to Halloween-ify your look.

  1. False eyelashes: You can go for a range of looks here, from just a notch above your everyday look (MAC makes a great, wide range of lengths and types) to super dramatic and funky-fresh, like these from Make Up For Ever.

Something for your hair: Sure, grab a quick and easy wig from Target, or you can dress up your 'do with a temporary spray-in hair color that washes out after one shampoo, like Bumble and Bumble's Spraychalks, available in blue, green, purple, and pink.

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