Five DIY Halloween Costumes for Naturalistas

Halloween is around the corner and for many that means the stress of putting together a cute and affordable costume. For those that wear natural hair styles the problem is often compounded since many pop culture characters rock straight tresses. Not to worry this year, because I’ve put together a list of Youtube tutorials that cater to those with curls including a beautiful Egyptian queen; a mystical lioness; Rosie the Riveter; a 70s disco diva; and a Carnival Goddess.

Channel your inner Cleopatra with this super cute style from Chronicurls. Bonus: The hairstyle’s so cute you can rock it year round.

This Mystical Lioness look from Ahfro Baang never gets old. A super sultry style for those with big curls, simply throw on an all black ensemble for an effortless Halloween guise.

If you’d like to flaunt a Halloween costume that is timeless and exude’s serious girl power, check out this tutorial by MsAriella89. All you need to transform into Rosie the Riveter is a bold red lipstick, a bandana and a collared shirt!

Spending your Halloween dancing the night away? A 70s disco diva costume combines red hot style with a dash of sultriness. Check out Arianna Jonae’s tutorial to transform into a modern day Donna Summers.

This Carnival Goddess look is fierce and perfect for those who are more than happy to celebrate their Carribean culture in the fall. Shameless Maya provides an easy to follow tutorial on how to achieve this stunning style.

What do you think about my DIY scarecrow costume? I put this together in fifteen minutes with my own makeup and a paper bag used as straw!

Have ideas for a great DIY costume for naturalistas? Post a comment below and share the love with the rest of us.

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