Creative ways to dress up for Halloween

Halloween Dress-Up

Halloween certainly isn’t exclusive only for children. Grown-ups have fun dressing up for Halloween as much as kids do. Since you’re a month away from Halloween, you might want to decide now what will you be dressed as and skip that basic yet cheap ghost costume you’ve been wearing since 10.

Finding the right character or inspiration for your costume is truly a struggle

Lucky for you, we have listed here the most amazing and do-able Halloween costume for the creative and imaginative being in you as well as those who are too lazy and frugal to aim for a better costume.

Regardless of what you have and have-not, this list will help you the average to the most advanced people in finding what to be for Halloween.

Become a Pop Art Guy

Become a pop art guy

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Whether you’re a beginner or advanced makeup guru (or not at all for that matter), this Halloween makeup inspired by comic book pop art characters is easy and less time consuming to make in comparison with other Halloween makeup which needs latex, cotton, and other SFX makeup techniques.

Or a Pop Art Girl

pop art girl

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The makeup looks equally great for women as well. Grab your favorite comic book and draw yourself to copy their look. don’t just stop on the makeup, it’s going big or go home. You already got an A+ on your makeup so dress up as the character as well!

Finn and Jake

Finn and Jake

Photo source: Marie Claire

We bet you’re a huge fan of Adventure Time, who isn’t? Don’t shy away from your guilty pleasure, it’s Halloween so it’s already an excuse to dress up whoever and however you prefer. Check out the Lucas Grabeel here looking adorable and ready for adventure at Matthew Morrison’s 5th Annual Halloween Party.

Derek Zoolander

Derek Zoolander

Photo source: Seventeen

Joe Jonas here dressed up as Derek Zoolander and you can sense his confidence coming from his facial expression and not to mention the pout. Just add contouring and a pop of blue lipstick to step up your game and make Derek Zoolander proud.

A bag of jelly beans

A bag of jelly beans

Photo source: Modern Kiddo

These two clever and extremely creative girls know how to DIY a Halloween costume like a pro. This is the kind of costume you can pull off at the last minute with little resources and materials. All you need are balloons, a large clear garbage bag, and ribbon. You just have to cut a hole for your arms and feet and the rest is easy as pie.

Alex From a Clockwork Orange

Alex from A Clockwork Orange

Photo via Pop Sugar from hudsoneast, Instagram

If you’ve seen the film, you’ll know how terrifying this psychopath is which is definitely Halloween-appropriate. A little play with makeup especially with the eyeliner and add the hat and instantly see yourself as Alex. Wear his famous attire though to build up the complex character.

Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin

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You can’t go wrong when dressing up as the legend Charlie Chaplin. Take the Pretty Little Liars star, Tyler Blackburn, here. Guys can look classy and make an impression by only wearing their best coat and tie and put a little makeup, the famous mustache, hat and don’t forget the cane.

Mime

Mime

Photo via Pop Sugar

 

Much like Charlie Chaplin, this Mime costume is a no-sweat attire and is easy to mimic. A white face paint, black pants, white and black striped shirt finishing it off with white hand gloves will complete the look. Rest your voice for a night and act to convey your message, see how fun it would be.

Grumpy Cat

Grumpy Cat

Photo via Pop Sugar from sugarpill, Instagram

Whether you’re pulling your act at the last minute or not, going out looking like a grumpy cat could be your best idea. The makeup technique does not require advanced skills, it is simple and easy to copy. Think of it as extreme contouring and highlighting only in a different angle and blending technique. Once you’re done applying the makeup, don’t forget to look ‘grumpy’ at all times.

Black Swan

Black Swan

Photo via Pop Sugar by mimimunev, Instagram

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If you want to look prepped and well-dressed, you might want to ask your artistic friend if you can’t do yourself the beautifully terrifying black swan makeup — feathered eyes and pale skin. Don’t forget the costume to finish the look.

About Chie Suarez

Chie Suarez is a daytime writer for The Australasian College Broadway which is a highly awarded center for learning and excellence covering hair, beauty, and makeup. Her niche includes anything fashion related — beauty, style, hair and makeup alike.

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