Category Archive: Hair

The Roaring 20’s: Great Gatsby Costumes and Flapper Costumes for Women

Velvet flapper dress

This page is for all you who need a costume for a Great Gatsby, Flapper, or Roaring 20’s event.  You will see a brief overview of 1920’s costume ideas along with links to 1920’s fashion images and tutorials for hair, makeup, and 1920’s clothing. When assembling a costume, I always consider 6 magic ingredients to …

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How to Make a Toga Using a Bed Sheet or Curtains: A Quick Homemade Halloween Costume for Couples

A friend messaged me asking for some ideas on a toga costume for her and her new fiance. (Congrats Lauren!) Yes, you can make a toga using a bed sheet or curtains, if they aren’t too thick. It needs to be a fabric that is lightweight like sheets, and will drape nicely. Start with a twin …

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Rosie Riveter or Lucille Ball Hair Updo Hair Instructions for Halloween Costumes

Rosie the Riveter

Well someone at my house keeps changing her mind about what she wants to be for Halloween. Now it’s Rosie Riveter.  That’s pretty simple: blue shirt, red bandana, jeans, and boots. She wants to dress up, but not look like she tried too hard, and she wants comfort after years of wearing costumes with wigs, …

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