Posts by Ross Hewett-Smith (Page 2)

Ross Hewett-Smith
Ross Hewett-Smith

Ross Hewett-Smith is the Public Relations Specialist at HalloweenCostumes.com, where he gets coverage on national entertainment media like Good Morning America, Cosmopolitan, and People. He has also been interviewed by a variety of world news outlets.

His past costumes include a genderbent Ariana Grande, a zombie cop, and a Beanie Baby. He enjoys making music and pampering his dog, Miley, while dressing her in dog costumes now and then. You can find him on Twitter and Instagram at @rosswalkersmith.

Disney Classics: Then & Now

by |May 13, 2019

Disney Live Action Then and Now

From the smell of freshly made, buttery popcorn to being bundled up in cozy, oversized blankets, watching a Disney movie with the family is the ultimate weekday treat. Many of us were raised on the stories of Aladdin, Belle, Cinderella, and other iconic characters as they navigated through moral tests and fought off evil enemies. Disney has since turned some of our favorite classics into live-action films with refreshed visuals so we can share the experience of seeing these stories with our kids.

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Take the Plunge in These Polar Plunge Costumes

by |January 11, 2019
Categories: Costume Guides

Polar Plunge Costumes

It’s about that time of the year again, Polar Bear Plunge season! So what is the Polar Bear Plunge (also known as the Polar Plunge)? Essentially, teams across the country will get together to jump into a body of freezing cold water, usually to raise money for a charitable cause. If you’re wondering what to wear for the Polar Plunge, rest assured that just about anything is fine. Though not a requirement, most teams will dress up in matching costumes and/or apparel. Since it can be tough to make decisions with a group, we picked out some of the best outfits for Polar Plunge.
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Conjure Up Classic Disney Nostalgia with this "Old Lady" Witch Makeup Tutorial

by |October 30, 2018

Witch Old Lady Makeup Tutorial

It's 2018, witches are no longer just women who wear capes and pointy hats. From the highly fashionable witches of American Horror Story to the satanic witches in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, there are many witches who are "going against the norm". And with so many non-classic witches becoming increasingly popular, maybe you're looking for something a bit different from the typical modern-day witch. Well here's an "old lady" makeup tutorial that's a bit witchy. That's right, conjure up some classic Disney nostalgia with this "Old Lady Witch" makeup tutorial. In under four minutes, we'll show you how to use the power of makeup to become an old, potion-making, apple poisoning witch.

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Unique Halloween Costumes: Be the Only _____ at the Party

by |October 21, 2018
Categories: Costume Guides

Unique Halloween Costumes: Be the Only _____ at the Party

One of the best parts about Halloween is the chance for you to dress up however you want, without getting judged for it. It’s the one night you can be whoever you’d like to be. Though no number of pumpkin spice lattes, caramel apples, and piles of candy can fix most people’s biggest fear: wearing the same costume as someone else. You get that weird knot in your stomach because what if someone else got the same costume as you? They couldn’t...they wouldn’t, but they just might. Just like attending an event without knowing what the dress code is, you need to have faith in yourself and just go for it. Don't worry though, we’re here to help. We’ve put together a list of unique Halloween costumes so you can pick one that your fellow party-goers most likely haven’t picked up already.

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Valak from The Nun Makeup Tutorial

by |September 7, 2018

Valak from The Nun Makeup Tutorial

If you've seen James Wan's The Conjuring 2, Valak is no stranger to you. Her creepy, sinister face will send chills up your spine and often linger around your mind for days. She's so infamous that the studio has released a movie of her own, appropriately titled The Nun. According to Fandom, Valak is also known as the Great President of Hell and has the power to summon over 30 legions of demons at his command. After reading that description, you're probably going to want to bring a pair of Pampers just in case when you see the film.

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Journey to The Hundred Acre Wood With These Winnie the Pooh Costumes

by |August 3, 2018

Journey to The Hundred Acre Wood With These Winnie the Pooh Costumes

So we saw the trailer for Christopher Robin and we're just going to say it....we're not crying, you're crying. We love that despite Christopher Robin being all grown up as a businessman, he still has the same adoration towards his childhood friends. Talk about friendship goals. The trailer gave us a blast of nostalgia and we can't curb our craving to dress up as the characters to search for some  Heffalumps. We know you're here searching for adult Winnie the Pooh costumes because let's be honest, there's no better way to attend a movie!

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