69% of the population in the US are planning to don a Halloween costume in 2017. Between trick-or-treating, trunk-or-treating, school Halloween parties and an assortment of festivals and outings—your kiddos are probably on that list. The most popular costume—beating out the princesses for a second year in a row—has more than 3.7 million children planning to dress as an action character or superhero (National Retail Federation data).
2017 top ten kids costume trends
- Action / Superhero
- Batman Character/Princess – tied for #2
- Animal (cat, dog, monkey)
- Star Wars Character
- Pirate / Marvel Superhero (excluding Spider-Man) – tied for #7
- Disney Princess
- Wonder Woman
Find out how to make sure your little one stands out in the sea of superheroes, princesses and pirates this year. These costume matching hairdos and kids’ hair trends are sure to complete their look in style.
action / superhero
BOYS HALLOWEEN HAIR IDEAS
The popular undercut, hard line and cut-in designs are great for superhero and action hero looks. Use Snip-its Funky Spiker Super Hold Styling Gel or Silly Slicker Ultimate Sculpting Gel to help create that perfect Superman swoop with ease.
GIRLS HALLOWEEN HAIR IDEAS
Side braids, pony tails and a good mixture of both work great for your dynamic girls looking to emulate their favorite warrior princess. Add some color for fun and some Snip-its Morning Miracle Mousse for extra hold whilst fighting the bad guys – that hair needs to remain perfect!
Elaborate braids and updos are great for so many different princess looks. Bring out the royalty in your tiny diva by adding a hint of regal color, ribbons or even a crown. Snip-its Amazin’ Spray & Stay Hairspray and Sparkle Spritz Shining Mist finish off the perfect princess Halloween costume hair.
Why not add some kid-friendly color streaks for witchy fun? Color chalk and color shots are one of the biggest kids’ hair trends this year and they come out in 2 to 4 washes. Glitter strands and feathers may also add to the Halloween costume hair enhancement. Add a dab of Snip-its Funny Frizz Fix’r Smoothie Crème to get the sleekest, witchy-est styles.
No-holds-b-arrgh-ed when it comes to pirate looks. Anything goes when it comes to roving the seven seas and hunting for treasure. Try colorful mohawks, spiked looks or updos, twists or party styles. Pirate Halloween costume hair can be as crazy as you and your little adventurous one wants to go. Start with clean hair and some Snip-its Tangle Tamer Detangling Spray to lay a good foundation for these wacky styles. You’ll need it again later to return those locks back to normal.
STAR WARS CHARACTERS
Your little Jedi has an entire separate blog post to choose from when it comes to Star Wars hairstyles—we’re just that excited about the Force. Boys and girls alike can keep up kids’ hair trends in 2017 and emulate their favorite character from a galaxy far, far away.
Take the hassle out of Halloween costume hair this season and stop in for Snip-its kid-friendly, salon-quality hair care items to get the job done; or bring your kiddos into Snip-its for the complete look. Our Kids Hair Experts just maybe Halloween experts too. We Speak Kid!