Halloween is an exciting time for everyone. Everybody is excited to dress up and wear that perfect costume that makes them stand out. However, nobody wants to spend loads of money to buy a customized or ready to use costume for a single night.
Halloween costumes can sometimes cost a lot, plus you have to go through the excruciating wait of getting your costume. On top of it all, there is a very high chance that you might not be able to get the costume that you want unless you are willing to shell out a lot of bucks.
Well, when nothing seems to be working out you can either go for something very mainstream when it comes to your attire or you can create something really crazy by thinking out of the box; be a little more creative and use the clothes that you already have in your closet.
You can also ace things up with your makeup. You can use some basic crafty supplies that you already have in your makeup kit and create some spooky SFX makeup art or use body paints. This might be very helpful to make your Halloween attire affordable.
To help you out, we have come up with some Halloween costume ideas that you can use while staying within your budget.
It is a classic Halloween costume that you can create for yourself. All you need to do is know the key elements of this outfit are the cheekbones (it’s okay if you don’t have any) and the horns, which you can make very easily. But you need to get them right and look more like Angelina Jolie’s classic version of the character. You can use your eye-popping makeup techniques to get the cheekbones. There are many tutorials that will help you in this regard. As for the horns, you can use tape, wires and foam so that they can appear to be thick and shiny and you can glue them to a headband.
You don’t have to get married or be an actual bride to dress up like a spooky and scary looking bride in a white dress. You can get yourself a cheap veil or use hot glue tulle fabric with a headband and create your bride’s dress. You can use some flowers that might have withered away and use some white foundation or other cosmetics and colors to make yourself appear like the corpse’s bride or a bride that has come back from the dead. The good part about this outfit is that you can add more variations to this costume
This is one of the most popular Halloween outfits that you might be see the most on streets. You can use some white makeup and mascara. Also, you can apply mousse to your hair with a bit of white lightning bolt shade to give you a more realistic look as seen in the movies. If you are someone who is tall then this outfit is going to be more ideal for you.
Men In Black
This is one of the simplest costumes that you can adorn yourself in and trust us you would look really classy. All you need to do use a black and white outfit and some cool looking shades. If you want to give it a more realistic and futuristic look with all the intergalactic gadgets and all, you can use some household items including a metallic or wooden rod wrapped with aluminum foil. To make it look like a Neuralyzer and Nerf guns use blasters wrapped in aluminum foil to make it look like those Plasma Blasters as used by Agent J and Agent K in the movies. You can even host a MIB theme party where you can enjoy MIB movies with your friends. If you have subscribed to Spectrum TV packages, you might be able to catch it on your cable TV as well.
Are you ready for the spookiest time of the year?
These are some affordable ways to celebrate Halloween. We are pretty sure that this will not only help you save money on your Halloween costume, but will also help you look amazing and standout from the crowd.