If Halloween is only days away and you don't have the time or money for a very elaborate costume, check out this video, it has a bunch of great ideas for easy DIY costumes that you can make on the cheap, including a paparazzi in a bush, or a half-man half-woman. Part 1 of 2 - ...more
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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
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
I'm always looking for the easiest and quickest way to dress up for Halloween. It has been one of my favorite holidays for years, but I absolutely hate having to buy a costume—or even worse—spending hours on end trying to make one myself. Luckily, there are a few badass Hallo ...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
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
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 movie's already-gargantuan box office gross, everyone and their pet dog will get your costume. Considering Pennywise is so popular, tho ...more
Since its debut, retro thriller Stranger Things and its characters have become ingrained in our popular culture — especially the telekinetic Eleven. For cosplayers, it didn't take long before they grabbed their boxes of frozen Eggo waffles, blonde wigs (or bald caps), and pink ...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
You don't have to spend a lot of money to get a cool and scary costume for Halloween. This tutorial teaches you how to create a mummy and witch costume with old clothes and just a little bit of fabric. For the mummy costume you will need long johns, muslin, black, gloves, blac ...more
Make a super easy Fred and Wilma Flintstone costume for Halloween! This easy to follow tutorial shows you how to make your own costumes, without needing a pattern, and for significantly less money than you'd spend on a pre made costume. Video: .
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.
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.
Michael Myers from the Halloween movie franchise might be one of the scariest villains ever to be depicted on screen. He is a popular Halloween costume choice, but most of the newer masks and other costume products made of Mike Myers are not very faithful to the original—or th ...more
Get ready to cook up a winning costume this Halloween. Turn this tasty treat into an awesome outfit with the help of Lisa Bleyaert in this how-to video. You will need a black long sleeve shirt, black leggings, black shoes, a utility knife, red foam board, a piece of paper, a m ...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
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.
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
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.
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!
It's been a few years since Finding Nemo became the highest-grossing animated film of all time, but it's cultural appeal lingers on. If you want to capture some of that Nemo cuteness for your Halloween costume, watch this video to learn how to make a really cute Nemo costume w ...more
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
No one in their right mind would ever volunteer to be one of the Red Shirts, the security officers from Star Trek who so often died during the crew's away missions. Well, it is a pretty easy-to-make and easy to recognize costume, so it might be a good choice for your next nerd ...more
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
This week Threadbanger is teaming up with IndyMogul to show you how to make a Bigfoot costume for Halloween. Watch Threadbanger build the suit using recycled fur jackets, then head over to IndyMogul.com to learn how to make the head,hands and feet to complete the look. You can ...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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
In this video series our paint and costume expert, Matt Cail, walk you through every step of creating your mime Halloween costume from the paint to the pants to the gloves. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a mime costume for Halloween. Make a mime costume for Halloween - Part 2 of 1 ...more
In this video series, learn how to make an easy homemade zombie costume. Matt Cail shows you step-by-step instruction for making this Halloween costume. Learn how to transform old shirts and pants into a zombie costume. He shows you how to cut, apply dirt, and stain blood all ...more
Matt Cail shows you how to make a great yet in-expensive werewolf costume. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a werewolf costume for Halloween. Make a werewolf costume for Halloween - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a werewolf costume for Hall ...more
In this video series, watch as makeup artist Matt Cail teaches how to make a sexy nurse costume. Learn where to find the clothes, how to do the makeup, and how to present yourself as a sexy nurse. Let the experts at ExpertVillage remind you that the only thing better than a nu ...more
In this video series, watch as makeup artist Matt Cail teaches how to make a Druid costume and do Druid makeup. Learn how to find the robe, apply the Celtic lettering to the forehead, find props, and how to distinguish a Druid costume from a monk costume. The Druids don't have ...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!
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
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.
Buying an expensive Halloween costume you're only going to use once isn't always the best financial decision. Instead, watch this video to find out how to make an easy Halloween costume. This costume idea lets you dress up as a nerd by using a few clothing items from home.
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
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
Looking for an easy last minute Halloween costume idea? With Batman more popular than ever, this how-to video from Gianny L shows how to convert an old pair of black jeans, a black leotard, and black leather, pleather, or shiny pants into a Catwoman costume. There isn't too m ...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.
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
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
Its almost about that time, do you know what your going as for Halloween? If you're still unsure, watch this how-to video as Rob gives some old curtains some new life and turns them into the quintessential Halloween robe. Good for warlocks, witches, reapers and creepers. Watch ...more
Whether or not you enjoyed the "Flinstones" TV series or movies, you have to admit that Betty Rubble's blue sheath and perky blue head bow are adorable. Dress up like this prehistoric diva this Halloween by watching this tutorial by DIY maven Gianny L. Using only a robin's eg ...more
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
Learn how to make a sexy witch costume for Halloween with Gianny L! In order to make any great Halloween costume, begin with a big, old piece of clothing and some craft supplies. This instructional video will show you how to make a sexy witch costume that does not require any ...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.
There is no doubt that Olivia Wilde is one of the most beautiful looking women in Hollywood today. If you want to replicate that look with an Olivia Wilde Halloween costume, you'll need to watch this makeup tutorial to find out how to get her look.
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
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
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!
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.
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!
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