12 Halloween Costumes That Go Perfectly With Dark Hair

Whether Halloween is your favorite holiday or you simply participate when you're feeling inspired, we can all agree that it's best to work with what you've already got. That's why, this year, we suggest ditching the wigs and letting your own hair shine. Whether short, long, curly, or straight, if you have dark hair, there are plenty of costumes that don't require any crazy wigs. Not only are you saving some extra cash, but you're also guaranteed to have a better night since you won't spend every 15 minutes making sure your wig is still in place.

If that sounds appealing, the Halloween costumes for dark-haired girls ahead will have you planning the rest of your costume in no time. Keep scrolling for the inspiration to play up one of your best assets.

Morticia Addams

Morticia Addams: Halloween costumes for dark hair


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Long, dark hair was meant to be styled with black, mysterious clothing à la Morticia Addams. 

Veronica Lodge From Riverdale

All you need to bring to this costume is some attitude, and you're good to go.

Betty Boop

Betty Boop Halloween Costume


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Dress up your short, curled hair with all things red and some gold hoops.

Carmen Sandiego


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The original scammer with a knack for a great red trench coat.

Daria Morgendorffer

Daria Halloween costume


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Relive your teenage angst by sporting a Daria-inspired costume that's incredibly easy to re-create.

Elena From The Mask of Zorro

Elena Zorro Halloween Costume



You won't be waiting for anybody to come and save you with this costume.


Cher: Halloween costumes for dark hair


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Who doesn't want to be Cher?

Rory Gilmore

Rory Gilmore Halloween costume


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If you want a preppier costume, look no further than Rory Gilmore.

Missandei From Game of Thrones


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This Halloween, dress up as one of our favorite characters from Game of Thrones.

Dionne From Clueless

Clueless Halloween costume



The perfect excuse to wear all the plaid pieces you've been stocking up on for fall. 

Lara Croft

Lara Croft Tomb Raider Halloween costume


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Braid your hair and dress in cargo pants, and you're ready to take on whatever Halloween throws at you.

Selena Quintanilla

Selena: Halloween costumes for dark hair


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Selena Quintanilla is '90s style goals. Am I right?

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has been updated. Up Next: You'll Obsess Over These Pink-Hair Halloween Costumes

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