15 Cheap Halloween Costumes For Girls On A Budget

Halloween is coming up and if we learned anything from Mean Girls it is this: “In the real world, Halloween is when kids dress up in costumes and beg for candy. In Girl World, Halloween is the one day a year when a girl can dress up like a total slut and no other girls can say anything else about it.” Whether you want to sexualize your costume or not, the bottom line is that Halloween costumes are very expensive and to be realistic- we’re not going to spend $50 dollars on an outfit for one night. Want to look good and save money? Keep reading for these 15 cheap Halloween costumes, perfect for any girl (or guy) on a budget!

1. A Witch (This never goes out of style!)

You probably own all black outfits, top it off with a hat and you are set to go as a witch for this Halloween.

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2. A Skull (Use the power of makeup!)

Nowadays you don’t even need to buy a costume you can use makeup which you already own. Try looking up some YouTube tutorials for any ideas you might have or go classic with a skeleton face. This one can be really cheap and will help you practice your make up skills. Give It a try!

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 3. Cat

All black, cat ears, grab your eyeliner to put on some whiskers and a small black nose. You should be all set, no way people will be confusing what you are!

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4. Marilyn Monroe

Classy, beautiful and elegant. Put on a white dress and strike Marilyn’s famous pose!

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5. Rosie The Riveter

Show off your feminist side and dress up as this National icon! All you need is jeans, a bandanna and a rolled up long sleeved shit. Put up your hair apply 1940s makeup and you are set to fight for women equality!

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6. An Athlete

No matter what sport you want you can become a Olympic champion for the night! If you can’t find gear you can always ask one of your athletic friends to lend you their gear.

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7. Frida Kahlo

Unibrow, flowers in your hair and a rich colored peasant top. Everyone will know who you are!

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8. Regina George

Can’t stop quoting Mean Girls? Channel your own Regina George by recreating this famous look!

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9. Cruella De Vil

Since we are talking about Mean Girls why not dress up as the baddest villain of them all, Cruella De Vil. You can be both evil and fabulous. All you need is a black dress, a fur coat, gloves and accessories you probably already own. Don’t be afraid to mix it up and add your own version of this Disney villain.

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10. A Cowgirl

You don’t have to be in the south to be a cowgirl! Take out your flannel shirt, boots and shorts for a sexy look. Add a cowboy hat to finish the costume!

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11. Zombie

This costume is by far one of the easiest and cheapest. You can wear some leggings and an old ripped shirt. Apply some makeup and mess up your hair. You can be any type of zombie, from a dead celebrity to even a zombie bride the possibilities are endless.

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12. Victoria’s Secret Angel

You don’t have to earn your wings on this night! If you’re feeling risky you can rock your sexy lingerie and buy some wings. You can decide whether to be a Pink angel or Miranda Kerr its your night!

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13. Kylie Jenner

We can all agree that Kylie Jenner has been one of the most influential starts in 2016. Rock one of her outfits and die your hair blue to copy of this influential starts style!

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14. Selena Gomez

This year Selena has inspired a Mac collection to empower women everywhere. Try her classic looks and feel sexy all night!

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15. Error 404 Costume Not Found

Running out of time and ideas? Get a white shirt and a sharpie and write down Error 404. It is both clever and funny and will bring up conversation!

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I love these cheap halloween costumes for college girls!

What are your favorite cheap Halloween costumes? Comment below and share this article with friends!

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Lexix Rodriguez

Island girl from Puerto Rico! Manhattanville College class of 2019, Double Major in Political Science and Communications with a minor in Psychology. Future Lawyer, journalist and traveler. Hobbies include dancing, gym and hanging out with friends.