How to Create Cat Ears for Halloween

Serena Norr | 11 September 2016
10mins Style Easy

This look is ridiculously cute, and so easy to create!

The latest hair craze is here, and we are all about cute cat ears. This look is effortlessly cool, modern and ridiculously fun. With Halloween right around the corner, this hairstyle can be a great way to compliment a simple cat costume where we you trade in those store-bought cat ears for something a little more creative. And don’t forget to tag your photos with #catears on Instagram! Read on to discover how to create cat ears in minutes that you might just want to try before Halloween starts.

Create Cute Cat Ears for Halloween


Start clean.

Make sure your hair is cleaned and conditioned before you begin to create this look. Use a moisture-rich shampoo and conditioner like the Nexxus New York Salon Care Hydra-Light Weightless Moisture Shampoo and the Nexxus New York Salon Care Hydra-Light Weightless Moisture Conditioner. Air-dry or blow-dry your hair, and then brush it and create your part.




Create two pigtails.

After brushing your hair, leave two piece of your hair on the side of your face. Then, go to the sections that are behind your front pieces of hair. Work in two sections as you lift up the hair and then wrap it into a ponytail. Secure with a rubber band or a hair tie. Repeat this on the other side of your hair to create the second pigtail.




Tease your pigtails.

Use a comb or brush to tease the hair in your pigtails in an upward motion. This will create some natural volume and body for your cat ears.




Loop your hair around the pigtails.

Then, hold your pigtail and loop it around your ponytail, making sure to create a circular bun a.k.a the cat ear part. Pin your cat ear together with some carefully placed bobby pins. Ed’s note: This hairstyle is slightly different from space buns where you would wrap your hair completely around to create a mini bun.




And you’re done! Marvel in this awesome cat ear hairstyle. If you find that you have any flyaways in your hair, tame them with some serum like the Suave Split End Rescue Hair Serum.




Would you ever try cat ears?

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