If you’ve ever been in a Halloween costume, you know that it’s a very hard thing to steal.

The first thing you need to know is that it can take several minutes for someone to actually pick it up off the ground, so if you’re going to be in a costume for Halloween, you’ll want to be prepared.

Here are 10 tips to keep your Halloween costume safe.

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Wear gloves 2.

Keep your hands out of your pockets 3.

Wash your hands thoroughly 4.

If you’re leaving a costume at a friend’s house, take it to your hotel or the nearest grocery store.

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Use a hat, scarf or a mask for the rest of the night, as it will help keep your costume safe 6.

Always leave your purse or key in the car at all times, even when you’re out and about.

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Wear a hat when you walk around at night, and when you come home.

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Wear sunglasses when walking around in the street and in parks.

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Don’t wear a mask or goggles while driving, or in public places 10.

Dress up and show your friends and family how you dress.

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