In these Halloween costume videos, learn how to dress up like the man who sold the world a new identity every ten years or so. Whatever music, fashion, or art decade you decide to portray Bowie in, things should all be hunky dory. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a David Bowie Hallo ...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
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.
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
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.
This is quite possibly the most disturbing Halloween costume ever. Seriously. It nailed creepy down to a tee. A friend of Redditor YouHadMeAtBacon did this gory unzipped zipper face makeup, and it's by far the best I've ever seen. Unzipped Zipperfaces in Action The following ...more
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.
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.
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
While many people may naturally look like they're from "Jersey Shore", perhaps you want to artificially make yourself look like it by dressing up in a Snooki costume this Halloween. If you do, take a look at this video tutorial to find out how to do your hair, makeup, and outf ...more
Are you looking for World of Warcraft costume ideas for Halloween? Take a look at this makeup tutorial to find out what steps you'll need if you want to look like a Night Elf with different kinds of makeup. You'll need either purple or blue colors most likely.
If you're feeling catty this Halloween, try to build your own Catwoman costume. This guide will show you how to do the makeup for a Catwoman costume, and show you what clothes and materials you will need to create the rest of the Catwoman outfit.
If you love Angry Birds, why not dress up as one for Halloween? This makeup tutorial will show you how to use makeup to look like the red bird from Angry Birds. You'll need several different colors of makeup pencils in order to get the look right. Once you apply it, your Angry ...more
This Halloween, show your love for Hello Kitty by creating your own Hello Kitty costume, complete with makeup and clothes. This guide will show you how to apply the right kinds of makeup to give your face the right look, including the Hello Kitty whiskers. Don't forget the bow!
Do you want to dress up as your favorite singer for Halloween? This tutorial shows you how to dress up like Ke$ha for Halloween. The Kesha costume is very easy to put together and only requires a little bit of makeup and clothing to put together. Be sure not to get any glitter ...more
If you're thinking of going royal this Halloween, take a look at this tutorial to find out how to get your Kate Middleton makeup set for your costume. It will show you exactly what eyeliner, brushes, and blush you will need to look just like Kate this Halloween.
Do you want to be a valkyrie, an angel, or some other winged deity this Halloween? If your costume requires angel wings, why not make your own? This guide will shows how to make angel wings using materials at home. Video: .
Kim Kardashian got a lot of attention for her Wonder Woman costume. If you want to try to replicate her look this Halloween, this makeup tutorial will show you how to dress up like Kim Kardashian's Wonder Woman. It's like two costumes in one!
Looking to be Nicki Minaj this Halloween? Take a look at this guide on recreating her look, complete several steps on how to apply the makeup that Nicki Minaj wears. You'll want to keep an eye out for jumpers and rompers for the outfit.
Dress up as America's favorite soccer mom this year by going with a Sarah Palin costume. This tutorial will show you how to do your hair like Sarah Palin. After you're finished with the hair, you'll just need a wool coat, some red heels, and a pair of glasses.
If you're looking for a last minute way to transform yourself into a zombie, take a look at this guide on a quick and easy DIY zombie costume. You should be able to make this with things you already have at your house. You'll only need 30 minutes or so to get ready for the Hal ...more
If you love Minecraft, and you're trying to find out what to dress up as for Halloween, try building a Creeper head. If you wear a green shirt, you'll have the perfect Minecraft costume. You can even reuse the Creeper costume for cosplaying at your next convention. Video: . If ...more
Sometimes tragedy inspires comedy. Point fingers at those responsible for the oil spill catastrophe this Halloween with Instrutables member frenzy's easy instructions for making your very own (and very sardonic) BP Oil Spill Clean Up Costume. You Will Need: 1 White jumpsuit ...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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
Here's a bunch of ideas from Threadbanger.com for all you slackers who waited until the last minute to make a Halloween costume.
I want my Halloween costume to take as little effort as possible and be cheap—extremely cheap. That means I don't want to pay 50 bucks for some costume online or spend all day playing with liquid latex, and I most definitely do not want to visit a super crowded costume store i ...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
If you still have no idea what to wear for Halloween, but don't want to spend a lot of money or time putting together a costume that doesn't completely suck, welcome to the club. Last year, I shared a roundup on truly last-minute Halloween costumes for the cheap and lazy, and ...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
Unlike your more artistically-minded friends who've been working on their homemade, hand-stitched, conceptually-brilliant Halloween costumes since May, you need to put together a last-minute costume in a matter of hours. What can you possibly do if you're cheap, kind of lazy, ...more
Who doesn't love The Lego Movie? With a theme song that shouts the film's awesomeness, becoming one of its brick-bodied, eternally happy characters is everyone's dream. If you've ever relied on scissors and tape to craft your Halloween costume, get ready: creating a costume b ...more
The Maze Runner tells the story of an unpredictable maze designed to kill. If you're looking for a Halloween costume that's both dark and deadly, the film offers a great option. With its cast of mostly male characters clothed in plain, well-worn clothes, creating an awesome T ...more
Emojis have transformed the way we laugh and cry, tell stories, give responses, and express excitement to get a drink after work — without any actual text required. Heck, in an incredibly meta move, the Oxford Dictionary even named the "Face with Tears of Joy" emoji as their w ...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
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!
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
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
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!
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
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!
Out of time and/or money to put together a costume for Halloween? Don't give up! You can make a variety of interesting and creepy Halloween costumes just by raiding your closet. Here are a couple good ideas for simple but effective costumes.
The robes of the Jedi and Sith are great bases for all sorts of Star Wars costumes. If you have some DIY flair and want to make your own Star Wars costume for Halloween or cosplay watch this video to learn how to make your own Jedi or Sith robes, depending on your character.
In a costume rut? This year, dream up a cool outfit that's equal parts trick and treat. There are plenty of ways to get creative with Halloween costumes. Check out this how-to video and learn how to brainstorm ideas for Halloween costumes.
Think you might like to dress like Playboy Bunny in the tradition of Debbie Harry this Halloween? Let this Halloween how-to be your guide. In it, you'll find detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to achieve a convincing and eye-catching Playboy Bunny look.
I'm sorry. I'm trying to avoid the Halloween kick, but this is the only holiday I actually like. This isn't the most in-depth article, but you'll get the idea. This can be used to make a lot of cool variations on this same concept.
In this clip, learn the easiest way to sew a tail onto a costume. Whether you are dressing as a bunny, bear, lion, tiger or anything else with an animal bum, check out this tutorial. This video covers fluffy tails like rabbits and long tails like cats and tigers. Have fun!
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