You’ll have a blooming good time in the colorful costume in this how-to video! Dress up with some friends and go as a bouquet this Halloween! You will need a green long sleeved shirt, black leggings, black shoes, 4 sheets pink sticky felt, green pipe cleaners, yellow pipe clea ...more
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Find out how to dress up as the Catwoman villain for Halloween this year by watching this makeup and costume tutorial. Catwoman is one of the most well known characters from the Batman series. This guide will walk you through applying the different makeup you need to look just ...more
Not just for Halloween, this tutorial is great if you want to cosplay Kitana, too. All you need to put this costume together is some black pants, and then a little blue and black fabric. This tutorial shows you how to make an amazing Kitana costume - all you need now are her f ...more
This makeup look is for a Halloween Devil, but you can actually go to a club or a special event with this on! Watch this Halloween makeup tutorial and learn how to create a smoldering, sexy red devil eye makeup look.
Engage in a little undead matrimony this Halloween by dressing up like a Corpse Bride. You will need several different kinds of makeup, a wig, and an older wedding dress in order to pull it off, but this tutorial will show you how to create the Corpse Bride costume from scratch.
Are you looking to be a super hero this Halloween? Try dressing up as Thor from this year's hit movie. This tutorial will show you how to make a Thor costume, complete with Thor's axe. You'll need a hot glue gun and a little bit of foam.
Kiki's Delivery Service is one of Japanese anime filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki's most beloved films and Kiki among his strongest protagonists. If you love Kiki and want to be her for Halloween or a cosplay event, watch this video to learn how to put together an easy but good Kiki c ...more
Halloween is such a fun time of year. Whether you're dressed up as a classic hook-nosed witch, slutty Playboy bunny, or Jessica Rabbit, the spooky holiday allows you to indulge in your wildest fantasies and look hot while you're at it. In this episode of "Whitney Sews," you'l ...more
Maybe you like her music, or maybe you just like her style, but if you're looking to be Nicki Minaj for Halloween, this video guide is for you. The first part of the tutorial will show you how to do Nicki Minaj's makeup, followed by how to create Nicki Minaj's hair. The end of ...more
Taking a little bit of horror from a variety of different sources, you can put together a very creepy, very scary costume that makes you look like a cross between Frankenstein's monster and Hannibal the Cannibal, with a few steampunk touches.
It’s never too early to start thinking about Halloween costumes and you can never go wrong with a classic, mummy costume. This video shows you how to use toilet paper to make a scary mummy costume. You’ll want to cut the role in half and have someone who can help you start wra ...more
Is it the midnight hour before Halloween and it's just dawned on you that you don't have a costume yet? Skip the store because you'll probably have to choose between the lesser of two evils (will it be chicken suit or beer wench?). Rather, create a truly unique costume this y ...more
Dressing as an elf for Christmas is a great way for thin people to get into the holiday spirit. Watch this video to learn how you can make a DIY elf costume out of some old clothes, felt, and a little sewing skill.
What's Halloween without getting your fair share of frights? While the rest of the world will be dressing up as some overly pale character from "Twilight" this Halloween, stand out in the crowd - and maybe scare a passerby or two - by dressing up as a flesh-eating zombie. Thi ...more
In this video series, our expert will show you how to make a ghoulish goblin Halloween costume. You will learn how to pick the best black robe, how to use liquid latex to create laugh lines and warts, and how to apply goblin makeup. You will also get tips on how to add accesso ...more
In this series of spine chilling costume videos, our Halloween authority tells you how to create a glow-in-the-dark skeleton costume that would have scared the Dickens out of Charles himself. Part 1 of 14 - How to Make a skeleton costume for Halloween. Make a skeleton costume ...more
If you need a Halloween costume posthaste, you really can't go wrong with a LEGO man costume. And one made from cardboard that is fully functional, well, you'll probably win the "Best Costume" contest hands down. Not only will this mecha-esque costume wow everyone you meet, bu ...more
Scary costumes are the only way to go for Halloween (even if they're sexy). But instead of shelling out upwards of 150 bucks this year for some store-bought outfit, save your cash for things like booze and candy and create your own costume on the cheap. The Tale of Slender Ma ...more
Mockingjay - Part 2, the final film in the Hunger Games series, hits theaters next month, and what better way to celebrate one of the series' most fabulous characters than with an over-the-top costume this Halloween? Effie Trinket, played by Elizabeth Banks, is just as memora ...more
Let's face It ... Pennywise is going to be the Halloween costume to beat this year. It's terrifying, simple enough to pull off, and with the original movie's gargantuan box office gross and the hit status of the sequel, released in September, everyone and their pet dog will ge ...more
With the explosive popularity of both Thor himself and The Avengers, Thor is an obvious good choice for a Halloween costume. But you don't have to opt for one of the pricey, pre-made costume choices found in every Halloween store in every city. Instead, craft your own in just ...more
American Horror Story might just be the craziest TV shows out there, with its absurd plot twists, creepy, over-the-top characters, and wicked storyline. It's gained a cult following ever since the first season, Murder House, and has even earned some Emmys along the way. In it ...more
Google Trends says that "unicorn" costumes are among the Top 5 searches for 2017, holding steady onto the no. 4 spot, trailing only Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, and clowns. Seeing as how this year, unicorns made the full leap back into our lives, its popularity when it comes to ...more
Kylo Ren, conflicted villain of the new Star Wars trilogy, will surely be a major presence again this Halloween, with The Last Jedi fast approaching. His costume, all black and layered, complete with dark-side helmet and crossguard lightsaber, seems quite perfect for Oct. 31 — ...more
This Halloween, Belle costumes will be out in full force as devoted Beauty and the Beast fans represent the tale as old as time. Not only was the live-action version of the animated classic the top-grossing film of 2017 (so far), it's also likely to be a contender during award ...more
There's no doubt going to be a lot of Steves running around this Halloween, as Minecraft still has a huge community, but those posers are probably just buying their Minecraft costumes. Isn't the best part about Minecraft creating? So why let someone else create your costume? ...more
More than a year after Harley Quinn made her splash in the summer of 2016, her popularity has not waned one bit. According to Google Trends, the Harley Quinn costume remains ever popular, trailing only Wonder Woman in searches. These two DC Comics characters provide a powerful ...more
With over 2 million uploaded videos and over 28 million people who had talked about it online by the end of August, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge was the most viral social media event of 2014. Its popularity provided the ALS Association with $115 million in donations to date, w ...more
This year's biggest film certainly didn't come as a surprise: with another incredible comic book creation, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy wowed audiences more than any other movie. With its unique team of heroes, Guardians provided a set of ready-made Halloween costumes. Al ...more
Check out this video to learn how to apply show girl makeup for Halloween.
In this tutorial, we learn how to apply zombie or "dead girl" makeup for Halloween. First, brush on white to create scars on the face, covering them with green over the entire face. After this, make the scars black and red on the inside to make them look more realistic. Now, a ...more
In order to create a Cheetah girl makeup look for Halloween, you will need the following: a cheetah print scarf, pink and gold shadow, false eyelashes, foundation Make up your face using the color theme you would like to use. Apply foundation. Use your eye shadow base. Color ...more
Do you have a big, old red long-sleeved shirt from an ex-boyfriend or family member that you wouldn't mind appropriating? Watch this video to learn how you can make a sexy Star Trek mini dress out of that old shirt and geek out properly this Halloween.
There's only three weeks left until the spookiest holiday of the year, which means stores and costume shops everywhere are bringing out their Halloween inventory full force. So now's a good time to start prepping your Halloween costume—because you really don't want to do it la ...more
Whether you choose the sassy face of someone like your inner Disgust from Inside Out, or you're the happy-go-lucky Joy, chances are you're well-versed in expressing your inner "ew." So for this Halloween, take pride in your judgmental self by donning a DIY Disgust mask. Don't ...more
Sadness won over the worried world with her downtrodden, mopey attitude in Inside Out, the widely popular animated film from Pixar and Disney. She's relatable, helping us to connect with all of our bouts of tears, sour attitudes, and blue feelings—and this Halloween, you can e ...more
Blood, guts, gore- it's precisely what Halloween's good for (plus Halloween candy… especially deep-fried Halloween candy). If your running out of time to behead yourself, then try Instructables member gnatquill's "nice effective quicky if you've left it too late for Halloween" ...more
With James Cameron's "Avatar" being as game changing and visually breathtaking as it is, we're pretty sure that this Halloween you'll be seeing lots of folks looking a little blue...makeup-wise, that is. Whether you're dressing up as a guy Na'vi or a girl Na'vi, this Halloween ...more
This fun video shows you how to make an inexpensive Bigfoot costume for Halloween. You will need an old pair of shoes, an old wig, a bald cap, brown makeup, crepe hair, old newspaper, a foam head, a few spray paint lids, a bottle of spirit gum, liquid latex, and modeling clay. ...more
Looking for some tips on how to apply this year's vampire makeup? Look no further. In this excellent makeup tutorial, learn how to apply professional costume makeup to give yourself a realistic vampiress makeover! Perfect for fans of Twilight, Bella Swan, and Edward Cullen!
It's funny to us that so many Victorian makeup looks done for Halloween emphasize heavy, dead makeup with lots of deep plums and reds because the Victorians wore little to no makeup (women were basically considered whores if they wore rouge). But we do love how authentically ...more
You may not recognize her name, but graffiti artist Miss Van draws and paints some of the most pouplar urban characters of our day. The French artist started wall painting when she was just 18, depicting snarky, bosomy girls with various expressions and Betty Boop lips. If yo ...more
Voodoo you want the best costume this year? You're probably laughing so hard right now that you need to hold yourself together with pins and needles, right? But seriously, voodoo and dark magic have been a big part of the "scary" history of Haiti and the American South, with ...more
You can bet Thor costumes will be prominent among the superheroes seen this Oct. 31. Since the summer, there has been no shortage of coverage for Thor: Ragnarok, and the timing of its November release couldn't be better as a tie-in with the cosplaying holiday known as Hallowee ...more
The Guardians of the Galaxy have to be the most fun superhero team to have at a Halloween party. They dance, they break the rules, and they definitely have the grooviest music. So the Guardians are a great bunch to pick from for your Halloween costume — or even for a themed gr ...more
Masquerade parties are fun, classy, and sensual. Even if you don't know of any upcoming Masquerade parties, the Masquerade look works perfect for Halloween as well. In this video you'll learn how to do the hair, makeup, and costume for a great Masquerade look
Halloween is only a few short weeks away, and most people are scrambling to get their costumes together before the big night. The secret to a great getup is all in the details, and including your pet in the fun can be exactly what you need to take your costume to the next leve ...more
If you're a man and you want to dress as Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty this Halloween, you've probably been hurting for guidance. Well, here it is. This video will teach you how to do a perfect man's Maleficent costume with makeup, hair, and the actual costume.
If The Conjuring wasn't scary enough for you, once you find out that the haunted doll in the movie was based on true events, you'll cry. At least, that's what I did. I mean, my girlfriend did. She wasn't able to sleep afterward, which meant I couldn't either, so I spent all n ...more
Selfies have been around for quite a while, but with the popularity of social media (in particular Instagram) they've become ubiquitous in our culture. There's even mobile apps dedicated solely to selfies. If that and your news feed isn't proof enough, just check with the Oxfo ...more
Back in college, I always had the hardest time starting an essay. Once it got going, I was fine, but every single time I sat at my desk trying to come up with some inspiring opening paragraph, the thought of jamming a pencil into my eye crossed my mind. Needless to say, I nev ...more
Thomas Ridgewell, more widely known as TomSka, is a popular Youtuber who creates over-the-top, ridiculous, and overall pretty funny videos—but sometimes they don't make sense. One of those videos centers around Mrs. Johnson, a scantily clad and partied-out horse-human hybrid ...more
Polymer clay boys and girls want to get dressed up too for Halloween! Deck out a little polymer clay boy or girl with festive Halloween attire by creating a "Winnie the Pooh" Halloween costume. The adorable costume presented in this tutorial is a wee Tigger cover up that you ...more
This Halloween makeup tutorial is great because it can be easily altered to fit the costume you're wearing. While the original look is intended for a sultry mermaid or a sexy swamp girl (yes, swamp girls can be sexy), you can wear this look with a bit of glitter for a forest n ...more
Being a male, I may be the only one among my gender stating this, but I'm sick of girls using Halloween as an excuse to dress scantily. Why can't more girls skip the playboy bunny costume and get this gnarly? Below, ten badass Halloween looks executed by girls only... 1. The ...more
Making fake wounds is an art form, and this girl is, if not a master, at least a very accomplished journeywoman. In this video she teaches us how to create a realistic-looking fake wound using only liquid latex, facepaint, and other simple materials. The end result is creepy a ...more
If you want to go for more of a devilish look this Halloween, take a look at this makeup tutorial to learn how to apply the makeup for a She Devil or girl demon costume. You will need red face paint, some eye shadow, and a few other tools to pull this off.
Link, the hero of the Zelda video games, is a great costume choice for men or women. He's kind of androgynous. In this video you'll learn how to do perfect Link makeup as a girl as part of an overall amazing Link costume for Halloween or cosplay.
If you're a girl looking to create a Harry Potter costume for this Halloween, take a look at this guide to paint in some Hogwarts House colors onto your nails. This guide will show you how to paint Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Gryffindor, and Ravenclaw nails to go with your Harry Po ...more
Is your little guy or girl going as a big green dino for Halloween this year? Make your kids a warm and adorable costume by using an old sweatshirt and some fabric. This video will show you how to stitch on easy spikes so that your costume will look nice and ferocious. The pro ...more