Whether you're creating a Madonna costume for Halloween, or just trying to get that 80's retro look, take a look at this guide to learn how to do your hair and makeup just like they did 30 years ago. You'll look like a punk rocker girl soon!
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This tutorial will show you all the steps necessary to make a Native American Indian costume for Halloween. From the different makeup you need to apply, to ideas on what clothing you can use for the outfit, you'll learn everything you need to know to dress up like a Native Ame ...more
lonelygirl15 may be a thing of the past, but it was still one of the biggest web phenomenon ever and Jessica Rose one of it's biggest stars. If your want to remember her this Halloween check out this video, it will teach you how to make an awesome LG15 Halloween costume.
Take a trip back to the 80's with this Halloween costume idea. With a little bit of makeup and some colorful clothing, you can create a retro 80s costume, complete with the appropriate makeup. Take a look at this tutorial to find out how.
Pucca is an adorable Japanese girl whose always chasing after her true - but reluctant - love, Garu, in her Pucca comics and on zillions of branded accessories. Her distinctive two side buns and upturned eyes make her an easy character to love, and lots of young girls enjoy re ...more
The Paper Bag Princess is one of the most beloved children's books for girls of all time, and it's heroine is a great role model for young girls everywhere. If you love the book, watch this video to learn how you can make an easy, sexy Paper Bag Princess Halloween costume. Fr ...more
"I'm Rey." That's what a lot of people will be saying again this Halloween, as Rey costumes are sure to be another favorite of trick-or-treaters and cosplayers. Yes, on Oct. 31 we all have a chance to be the scavenger of Jakku who just so happens to be the "new hope" for a Jed ...more
There is no mistaking Lil' Wayne for any other rapper on the scene right now. His look is unique and classic. If you think you can rock being a female Lil' Wayne for Halloween, watch this video to learn how to recreate the amazing Lil' Wayne costume the girl in this video has ...more
Not sure what to be next Halloween? A princess is a classic choice. Whether you’re making a costume for your little girl, or want to feel like royalty yourself, a princess costume is always in style. You Will Need: • A party dress • Craft or fabric glue • Rhinestones and c ...more
I'm one of those types of people who waits until the very last minute to find a Halloween costume, and thanks to last year's attempt at buying one at a local costume shop the day before Halloween, I will just settle for the things I have lying around in my house from now until ...more
The big night is less than a week away, so how do you not have a costume yet?! In my world, Halloween is the night of all nights. It's the only day of the year when it's socially acceptable to dress and walk around like an insane person, eat too much sugar, and scare the hell ...more
Interestingly enough, it is extremely easy for girls to dress up like Justin Bieber. This video tutorial will show you how to dress up in a Justin Bieber costume for Halloween. With just a little bit of extra makeup, you can look just like him.
The subject at hand takes the prize for the best girl costume of 2009. Classy, pretty, and comic book related. Check out this Roy Lichtenstein-esque makeup job. Amazing.
Katy Perry's music video for "California Gurls" was irresistably cute and fun - so well done, in fact, that we won't be surprised if we see half the girls dressed up as Katy with her cupcake boobs this Halloween. But before you decide which outfit you want to wear from the vid ...more
There are two things I can definitively say about Katy Perry. One, she makes extremely terrible but catchy songs that I end up hating myself for singing in the car. Two, she single-handedly made Elmo the most popular Sesame Street character ever for males 13 and up (though, Ke ...more
Every year, Halloween seems to get a little less scary and a little more slutty. But hey, I'm not complaining. Neither are the other 3.5 billion males on the planet. Only it does get a little boring when you see the same ol' sexy costumes over and over again. So, it's nice to ...more
With a November 2013 release, Disney's Frozen just missed Halloween. That means that everyone had to wait an entire year to dress up as their favorite princess or snowman—and that time has finally come. One costume that's sure to be a hit is Olaf, childhood snowman of Princes ...more
It doesn't take much to assemble a convincing Halloween costume. While classic pin up girls like Marilyn Monroe and Ava Gardner were as well known for their curves as for their excessive makeup chair times, the type of makeup they did - cat eyeliner, flushed cheeks, and red li ...more
Kitana from "Mortal Kombat" was the original gal whos looks literally could kill. Killer curves plus killer butt-whooping skills? The girl knew how to work it. Given that 99.9% of the population will either be dressing up as a vampire, a werewolf, or a Snookie this Halloween, ...more
Katy Perry's costume in California Girls is very original and will help you stand out this Halloween. If you want to dress up like Katy Perry, take a look at this guide to learn how to dress up in the outfit she wore in the California Girls music video this Halloween. Then, ta ...more
The Dark Knight Rises. The Amazing Spider-Man. The Avengers. Halloween is a few weeks away and all we're going to see are these same ol' superhero costumes. It's like that every year, due to the immense popularity of comic book films by DC and Marvel. So, if you want to skip ...more
To steal a quote from Mean Girls, Halloween is the one night when a girl can dress like a total slut and no one can say anything about it—but why do girls get to have all the fun? Why can't guys use the day to be good looking? Scary good looking? Well, use one of the followin ...more
With only a few days left until Halloween, your options might be rather limited if you still don't have a costume. You may have laughed while some people spent the entire month of October painstakingly crafting their ridiculously detailed costumes, but now that the big day is ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make last minute Halloween costumes. To make a Kraft singles costume, you just need a large foam mat, then spray paint each half yellow. Cover it with a tarp, then add on a Kraft logo. You can also place a box over a girl, to be a chick in a b ...more
Halloween is coming up pretty damn soon. As a person that has a life, I don't really have time to go all out and dress up as a Rubik's Cube or an iPhone. Also, a lot of people (like me) don't like to spend an abundant amount of money on a Halloween costume that they'll only we ...more
How To : Throw on Regular Clothes for Halloween & Still Terrify Everyone as the Characters from 'Get Out' (Group Costume Guide)
Get Out absolutely tore up the record books this year. And the wildest thing about it? It did so with the most ordinary looking characters and props ever (hence the shoestring $4.5 million budget). Which makes it a godsend for the time- and cash-strapped come Halloween. With G ...more
It takes a lot of time, effort, and cash to create a unique Halloween costume that will likely never see the light of day after the 31st. Not to worry: you can do it on the cheap and feel savvy and creative while everybody compliments your ingenuity. Considering how frequentl ...more
Below, 10 step-by-step instructional videos for transforming yourself into a Na'vi being this Halloween. Step 1: Choose your favorite Avatar look from the list below. Step 2: Apply your chosen look. Step 3: For the dedicated fans with (more than a little) time on their hands, ...more
There’s nothing like a great horror movie to really get the adrenaline pumping during the Halloween season. I don't know about you, but the sight of blood dripping into a pool of even more blood creeps me out, so you can imagine my reaction to harrowing creatures that go bump ...more
It's already Halloween and the night is fast approaching. You swore to yourself last year that you wouldn't wait until the last minute again for a Halloween costume, yet here you are on Samhain without a costume… again. All of the costume shops are sure to be crammed with last ...more
Some women see Halloween as a once-a-year opportunity to dress in something skimpy without dealing with as much scrutiny as usual. That can be fun, but not everyone is comfortable enough wearing so little, and the costumes are so boring and repetitive. Some of us just don't fe ...more
The Predator might be the most badass alien ever depicted on film. If you want to embody these formidable lone hunters on Halloween or in a film, watch this video to learn how to make a really sweet DIY predator costume that requires only three costume pieces, with the rest fi ...more
Alice in Wonderland might contain more separate Halloween costume ideas than any other story ever. The Mad Hatter is always a popular choice, and in this video you'll learn how to make a spot-on female Mad Hatter Halloween costume, both the makeup and the actual costume.
IF you don't mind carrying a small table-like protrusion around all night on Halloween, we've got the Halloween costume for you. In this video you'll learn how to make an easy DIY Head for Dinner Halloween costume that will shock and amaze.
Got only a teensy amount of time before that Halloween bash and no costume in sight? Then check out this Halloween costume tutorial to learn how to quickly sew together a Greek goddess costume. Long, flowy, and drapey, you'll look seriously smokin' without showing too much sk ...more
Many Marvel fans were incensed when the X-Men Origins: Wolverine movie turned Deadpool into what has become known as Barakapool, a synthesis of Baraka from Mortal Kombat and Deadpool that is, let's face it, not true to the original character. He's still pretty awesome though, ...more
Steampunk may be the period-specific punk of the moment, but cyberpunk is still awesome. In this video you'll learn how to make a really original cyberpunk / goth nurse Halloween costume with makeup and some simple costume pieces.
Tony is not the most well-known of Die Hard characters. He's the guy who McClane writes, "Now I have a machine gun ho-ho-ho" across the sweater of and leaves for Hans Gruber to find. He makes a good, quick, conversation-starting Halloween costume, and this video will show you ...more
First of all, yes, we are serious. This entire costume - the dress, at least - can be made for about a buck. And that dollar is the cost of the red fabric. Other than that, all you need is a little needle and thread and you're good to go. If you're handy with the needle and a ...more
Get ready to gore it up this Halloween with some gruesome make-up, shown in this how-to video! In no time you'll have some bloody scars that are sure to give everyone a fright! You will need tissue paper, corn syrup, spirit gum, a rubber scar, some make up (to match skin tone) ...more
Don't worry ladies, you can make an easy costume that is both scary and sexy this Halloween, and this video will show you how to do it. It contains detailed instructions for doing the makeup and costume for a sexy female mad scientist. MUWAHAHA!
The Disney Princesses are all great ideas for Halloween costumes if you want to look really pretty. If Jasmine is your favorite, watch this video to learn how to create an awesome makeup look to go along with your costume that will make you look like the actress that would hav ...more
The video is an episode of Indy Mogul. It opens with a man who tells us the topic of this show is to help people make fake prosthetics for a fish-man costume for Halloween. After an intro showing us that the show is about making homemade special effects and props on a cheap bu ...more
For the director on the cheap looking to make a good ol' fashioned zombie horror flick, or any other sort of flick that involves showcasing your characters with large pipes and more impaled through their chests, you may be scratching your head how to create the effect. It's ac ...more
Release your inner wild thing with a costume based on the classic children's book. You Will Need * 1½ yards of 72" wide white fleece * Marking chalk * Scissors * Straight pins * A sewing needle and a sewing machine * 1½-inch white polyester thread * ½ yard white Velcro * A tap ...more
If you want to invoke that fear this Halloween, watch these videos and learn how to dress in a vampire costume. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a vampire Halloween costume. Make a vampire Halloween costume - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make ...more
Halloween has a way of sneaking up and catching you unprepared. Craft Magazine senior editor, Natalie Zee Drieu, has some great tips for last minute costumes you can make at home. And with no sewing required. Watch this video wardrobe and costume tutorial and learn how to make ...more
Recreate the Tinker Bell friendly look in this how-to video and win "prettiest costume" this year. Makeup artist Gregory Arlt demonstrates the shimmery, glittery, makeup used to put this fairy princess look together. Watch this video makeup lesson and learn how to apply a twin ...more
Gem from Tron Legacy wears a lot of makeup, making her character a perfect candidate for a cool Halloween costume. If you want to look like Gem, take a look at this Halloween costume guide to learn how to apply makeup that makes you look like her.
Boop-boop-be-doop indeed. In this vide you'll learn how to do really cute Betty Boop makeup and hair that will make your Betty Boop Halloween costume (or other costume, we don't discriminate) absolutely boopalicious. Note: your eyebrows will be halfway up your forehead.
This Halloween, take a trip to Candyland with this Katy Perry Halloween costume idea. You'll learn exactly what you need to wear to look like the singing sensation, including makeup, a bow, a polka dot dress, and some candy to enjoy all night.
Inspired by Susan Hilferty's Elphaba costume, Corinne and Rob from Threadbanger show you how to make a fantastic wicked witch ensemble in this how-to video. You'll need two spools of thread, an old black button-up shirt, interfacing, an old black dress, scrap velvet, and a sew ...more
Happy Halloween! Learn how to put together a budget friendly, quick, and easy gypsy costume for Halloween! Hopefully this may help out as a "last resort" costume for some of you. Regardless, a gypsy makes a super cute and easy costume. Hope you all have a great Halloween!
This Halloween, enter The Grid by making your own Tron Legacy costume. This guide will show you how to make a cheap Tron costume for Halloween to impress everyone at this year's party. You can use EL wire to make the shirt get that blue outline.
This video will show you how to make several different costumes very easily with items you can find around your house. Learn how to make an easy costume like a Kraft cheese single, a chick in a box, and more. These easy Halloween costume ideas will help you be ready for the pa ...more
Here's a bunch of ideas from Threadbanger.com for all you slackers who waited until the last minute to make a Halloween costume.
If you're a fan of the new "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" series, take a look at this cosplay tutorial on how to create Pegasus wings and ears. This is a great guide for those looking to make a 'My Little Pony' Halloween costume. You'll look like Fluttershy in no time.
With Halloween costumes retailing upwards of $100, it's easy to get into debt just because you're feeling in the festive dress-up mood. But Halloween costumes are only worn once (maybe twice) and are almost always made of cheap fabric that rips and tears easily. So why not ma ...more
Greek Gods and Goddesses are sexy, easy costume ideas for college parties or Halloween. So easy, in fact, that in this video you will elarn how to make a great Greek Goddess costume out of stuff around the house in about 2 minutes! It looks great and will save you costume-maki ...more
Find out how to put together a Red Riding Hood costume for Halloween this year using this video tutorial. This guide focuses on the different makeup necessary to get that Red Riding Hood look for your costume. You'll need some red lipstick for sure.