Last year, everyone wanted to be the murderous clown from Maine named Pennywise. A year before that, we were itching to buzz our heads, carry around a box of Eggo’s frozen waffles, and answer to “Eleven.” Now, we’re channeling a different, way less frightening pop culture icon that only recently hit the zeitgeist: Ally from A Star Is Born.

Sure, you could dress up like her lover and mentor Jackson Maine — all you need is a vocal coach, weekly spray tans, and a beard — but, let’s be real, that just isn’t as fun as being the struggling singer turned global superstar played by Lady Gaga. Throughout the film, the rising musician undergoes several beauty transformations that offer a plethora of costume options. Even better, you can probably recreate her looks with makeup and hair accessories you already own (save for that orange wig).

Ready to become Ally? Keep clicking for her best looks to copy for Halloween.

Warning: This story contains spoilers for A Star Is Born.

The Costume: Pre-Fame Ally

Aside from dressing in drag as Édith Piaf, Ally doesn’t put a whole lot of effort into her look. And could you blame her? Most of her day is dedicated to working in a kitchen, taking out the trash, and cleaning up breakfast for her limo-driving father and his buds (who spend a lot more time watching YouTube videos than actually driving).

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros Pictures.

What You Need: Makeup Removing Wipes

It’s been widely reported that Bradley Cooper wiped off Lady Gaga’s makeup during a screen test in order for her to be open to her character — a move that hasn’t always been well received. For the remainder of production, Gaga wasn’t “allowed” to wear a stitch of makeup until Ally hit a specific point in her on-screen journey. So, if you get out of work late or aren’t the biggest fan of dressing up, use pre-fame Ally as a disguise for your laziness by wiping your face clean of everything.

Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes & Face Wipes, $6.99, available at Target

What You Need: Texturizing Hair Spray

For someone who performed in drag then stayed up all night singing in a parking lot with a rockstar (only after getting into a brief bar fight), Ally’s hair looks relatively clean. Nonetheless, it’s messier than yours would be if you got a full eight hours of sleep and took a shower. To mimic her no-bed bedhead, spritz some texturizing styling spray through your ends and zhuzh.

Ouai Texturizing Hair Spray, $26, available at Nordstrom

The Costume: “Shallow” Ally

It’s here: her big break! Maine is seconds away from pulling Ally on stage where she’ll ultimately go viral and became a future pop sensation. Sure, she brushed her hair this time and put on a slick of pink balm, but she still looks like a regular ‘ol concert-goer.

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros Pictures.

What You Need: Curling Iron

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