Whether we want to admit it or not, celebrities influence many of our style, beauty, and hair choices, and this is especially true when it comes to Halloween costumes. Celebrities tend to go full out with their costumes, whether committing to a creepy Corpse Bride or leaning into a look that’s in line with current pop culture. We’ve rounded up 18 of the best celebrity costumes of 2021.
Hailey Bieber went all out this Halloween and recreated four of Britney Spears’ most iconic looks. From braids and a schoolgirl costume to bold eye makeup, glossy lips, and hair made to look wet, she nailed every look.
Harry Styles celebrated Halloween with thousands of his fans during his Harryween concert at Madison Square Garden. He took the stage in a Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz costume with bold, highly pigmented blush, mascara and a big bow atop his head.
For her second costume of the season, Kendall Jenner recreated an iconic look from the 19996 film Mars Attacks! She sported blue eyeshadow, red lips, and a tall blonde wig to give her an out-of-this-world look.
Reese Witherspoon also decided to pay homage to a classic film, The Birds. She kept her makeup simple with her hair pulled back to embody Tippi Hendren’s character, Melanie Daniels. Witherspoon definitely got into some arts and crafts to pull this costume together, wearing a headband with black crows affixed to it.
Singer Chlöe Bailey dressed as Lola, the gold-digging fish, voiced by Angelina Jolie, in the animated film Shark Tales. Bailey executed the makeup perfectly with a glossy pink pout and a gorgeous purple eyeshadow moment.
Ciara had a couple of costume changes this year, but her best one was a tribute to the late Selena Quintanilla-Pérez. She added fluffy bangs and extensions to her look, some sharp bronzer, a deep red lip, and thick black eyeliner.
Former Victoria’s Secret Angel Alessandra Ambrosio dressed up as a Crystal Queen, and the look was all in the hair and makeup. She wore icy blue contacts, a blue wig with a crown of crystals, and subtle sparkly eyeshadow with rhinestones.
Ariana Grande did a play on the 1954 classic film Creature From the Black Lagoon and dressed as Miss. Creature From the Black Lagoon. The star was fully covered in green and had prosthetics to create gills, a fish mouth, and a more angular eye. She wore her hair in tied-up bows atop her head as a feminine touch.
The newly engaged Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker are sure to inspire hundreds of couples to dress as them for Halloween. However, the stars decided to embody another iconic, albeit toxic, couple—Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen. Kardashian sports big blonde hair and bold eye makeup while Barker donned a black wig and even covered up his neck tattoos to look the part.
Doja Cat hosted a Halloween costume birthday party, so her look had to be top-notch. Her full commitment to becoming Princess Kida from Atlantis: The Lost Empire paid off, and she looked amazing. With the princess’s signature choppy bangs and long icy blonde hair, a gorgeous pink pout, and blue face paint on her left side, Doja Cat nailed the look.
Supermodel Winnie Harlow went beyond the more basic mermaid costume and dressed up as a siren instead. Harlow wore two long braids beneath a dazzling turquoise headpiece with a sparkly statement eye.
With the hashtag #hottieween we have a feeling Megan Thee Stallion won’t stop at one costume this year. Her first look of the spooky season is Pinhead from Hellraiser. Megan completely transformed for this look with no hair, milky white face and body makeup, a bold black eye and lip, and the signature pins in the side of her face and along her head.
Singer Hayley Kioko dressed as what’s sure to be a popular costume this year, Player 067 from Squid Games. Kioko kept the makeup super minimal adding some freckles and a short black wig.
Normani called her costume “Nemo’s girl.” Dressed in Nemo’s signature orange color, fins and all, she wore her hair in a high half-up curled ponytail. To carry the color throughout the look, she wore eye and lip makeup with an orange undertone.
The king and queen of Beverly Hills dressed up as the King and Queen of the Sea—Poseidon and Amphitrite. Hailey’s loose beachy waves sat beneath a crown of crystals. She had a dewy makeup look with glossy lips, highlighted cheeks, and bold blue-gray eye moment. Justin wore a long gray wig with a large crown to play his part as Poseidon.
The indisputable queen of Halloween released a video in which she gives a nod to a few of the spookiest films. Heidi Klum stars as a zombie trying to blend in. At the end of the film Klum begins to revert to her zombie self with makeup that looks like decaying skin. Throughout the almost eight-minute video, Klum pays homage to Kill Bill, The Shining, Psycho, and The Exorcist.
The Today Show host dressed up as Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders with big curls and the signature uniform. She even got to hang out with some real Dallas Cheerleaders and do a routine with them.
Find a Doctor
Find a NewBeauty "Top Beauty Doctor" Near you