Posts in the DIY Category

Mad Max DIY Cosplay

 

Mad Max: Fury Road premieres on May 15th, 2015. The things we know: Max will be in the desert, looking serious and stressed out; there will be lots of cars, bikes, and trucks careening through the landscape, possibly on fire; and the costume design is going to be on point. We've spent basically our whole lives watching and rewatching the original Mad Max films, so to prepare for the fourth installment, we've created our own gear, complete with a step-by-step tutorial. This isn't a specific Max cosplay, but instead inspired by the baddies' looks in the original films. Our DIY borrows design ideas from several different characters, and the look can easily vary based on available time, affordability, ease of tracking down costume bits, and ease of use with little to no modification.

 

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DIY Banana Bunker Halloween Costume

 

Ahhh the viral internet sensations of 2014. Who could forget Jasmine Tridevil and her triple breasts, bent iPhone 6s, Sharknados, or of course, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? These events served as great inspiration for some of last year's most unforgettable and gossip-worthy Halloween costumes. It looks as though 2015 may have recently secured one of its first viral-event-with-great-costume-potential moments, in the Banana Bunker!

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How To Do the Grinch Makeup

 

Even though no one wants to be known as a Grinch, it would be pretty fun to show up at a Christmas costume party dressed as Dr. Seuss’ crabby green monster. We put this makeup tutorial together to show you how to transform yourself into the seasick crocodile. The bad banana with a greasy black peel! The three decker sauerkraut and toadstool sandwich with arsenic sauce! Mr. Grinch...

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Harley Quinn DIY Hammer Cosplay

 

Harley Quinn is the Joker's Right-Hand Woman. A deadly combination of intelligence, beauty, athleticism, and psychosis, Harley has been devoted to the Joker -her "puddin"- since the early '90s. Since her inception, she has become one of the most popular of Batman's extensive gallery of rogues, and is even the title character in her OWN comic! If you're thinking of dressing as Harley this Halloween, here is some helpful character background, costume options, and a DIY Hammer tutorial!

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Nicki Minaj and Iggy Azalea Costumes

 

Are you "little in the middle but you got much back?" Lucky you: many of 2014's most popular Halloween costumes are...to quote Meghan Trainor...ALL ABOUT THAT BASS! Miley's boney bum may have been the twerking costume trend of 2013, but this year pop culture salutes bigger bottoms. No two starlets embrace their kickin' curves quite like female rappers Nicki Minaj and Iggy Azalea, so if you've got a beauty of a booty then we've got the DIY costume for you! Here are 4 different ways to...

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Halloween Makeup Effects

 

Here are three more step-by-steps on how to create some basic makeup effects for Halloween. Just a few simple techniques can really transform your costume from an outfit out of a bag into a completely memorable look. All the makeup and products used for these looks come from our Mehron brand Special Effects Complete Makeup Kit, unless otherwise noted. For each effect, the difficulty is rated out of five, with one being the easiest and five being pretty tricky. Let’s go!

 

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