5 Easy DIY Halloween Costumes for Teens

With just over two weeks before Halloween, there’s still plenty of time to make a costume this year.

To save money, you can easily create a costume from Goodwill for less than $20. You can also find shoes you can alter with paint, something you probably wouldn’t do if you bought a brand new pair at the store.  And if you can’t find just the right size, you can alter your outfit to fit you properly.

Take a look at our 5 easy costume ideas and then head out to your local Goodwill store.

1.80s Theme Costume

Here’s a throwback to the 80s. You can grab a couple of friends or host your own 80s Halloween themed party.

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2. Alice in Wonderland

Since teens typically travel in packs, here’s another idea for costumes with an Alice in Wonderland theme.

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3. Beetlejuice Theme

The popularity of Beetlejuice is on the rise as the 1988 cult classic is getting a second edition. No confirmation yet but it’s in the works reports Deadline.
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4. Guardians of the Galaxy

Most of the items required for the Guardians of the Galaxy outfits are pretty simple. On the Goodwill website, they have a whole section for costume makeup.

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Sandy and Danny continue are always a great choice as Grease costumes continue to be one of the most popular costumes for teens.

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