Halloween Costumes Through the Centuries
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Halloween Costumes: Time Travel Through the Centuries

It’s time to find the perfect 2019 Halloween Costume, and Halloween Empire can help. Whether you’ve been invited to a decades-themed party (Rocking the 80s, anyone?) or you love the idea of dressing up as a knight from days of yore, you’ll find costumes to cover almost every era. Take a look at the awesome collection of Halloween costumes available from almost every century and you’re sure to find a great get-up to impress your friends and reflect your alter ego from another era. Caveman Outfits You can time travel…

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Vampire Makeup Tips for Men and Women

The vampire is a classic Halloween costume that’s popular year after year. It manages to combine a fear factor with elegance, which is a difficult combination to pull off without the right vampire makeup. The look is deceptively simple but getting your vampire makeup right means capturing both the menace and the glamour of this immortal character. Vampire Base Makeup The basis of good vampire makeup is the base makeup. You can either go with an actual base makeup that is several shades lighter than your skin tone or a…

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Halloween Prosthetic Makeup Tips

Prosthetic makeup is any kind of makeup that adds some sort of feature to your face or skin such as horns, a bolt, a deep wound or other condition that can’t otherwise by created by simpler makeup. At Halloween Empire, we have prosthetic makeup such as horrific clown faces, a nail through the hand, disfigured zombies and more. You will need to carefully apply the prosthetics to ensure they look realistic and will last the night while you’re at a Halloween party, out treat-or-treating or working at your favorite Haunted…

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Halloween woman with long hair in witch hat. Happy couple in love with cups smiling. Man in casual wear sitting on floor. Holiday traditional symbols on white brick wall. Thinking about couples' Halloween costumes.
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Fun Halloween Couples’ Costumes for 2019

There is an amazing assortment of Halloween couples’ costumes available these days, but you can also create your own couples’ costumes by mixing and matching individual costumes and creating your own amazing duo for your next Halloween party or costume contest. Some themes have been popular for years and are considered classics, such as a devil and angel, and can give you lots of options. Will you or your partner be the devil? Is she an angel or are you? At Halloween Empire, we have lots of unusual and fun…

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Purple, pink and silver unicorn horn headband for unicorn costume.
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Fantastic Beasts and How to Become Them: Unicorns and Mermaids

The fascination with mythical beasts and romantic creatures has never been stronger. This Halloween you’re certain to find lots of people dressed up as fantastic beasts such as unicorns or mermaids, two of the most beautiful mythical creatures now popular in stories, movies and fairy tales. The Allure of Beautiful Creatures Gorgeous creatures from mythology and fairy tales have an enduring appeal for people because they represent something beautiful and unattainable that adds a bit of mystery to otherwise mundane lives. This is why movies such as “The Little Mermaid”…

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Some of the Top Kids Halloween Costumes for 2019 include pirates and princesses
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Top 5 Kids’ Halloween Costume Trends for 2019

Some Halloween costumes are classics you see year after year, like witches. Other costumes seem to have a short shelf life and fade after a few years when their time has passed, especially with kids’ costumes. Their attention span doesn’t always hold from year to year, and that Halloween costume they desperately wanted last year may be forgotten this year. For 2019, there are several kinds of Halloween costumes trending. Superhero Halloween Costumes Superheroes are always popular. It’s an opportunity for kids to feel powerful and a bit invincible. Over…

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Basic Zombie Makeup Tutorial

Zombies are all around again this Halloween. The continuing popularity of zombies has become legendary. If you want to step up your zombie game, you’ll need some realistic looking zombie makeup to truly look like the walking dead. Everyone knows that zombies have pale faces and sunken eyes, but you’ll also want to include a bloody wound or two for effectiveness. Our zombie makeup tutorial can help. To get started, gather the tools you’ll need. The easiest way is to invest in a zombie makeup kit, but if you’re freestyling,…

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Halloween Empire Offers Costume and Makeup Tutorials to Make You an Expert This Halloween

Halloween Empire has a helpful blog with tips and tutorials on Halloween costumes, makeup and accessorizing for your  most memorable Halloween costume ever. Round Rock, Texas, September 17, 2019 –  Halloween Empire Online, an Internet-based Halloween costume company, is offering  a new blog feature to their customers as Halloween approaches. Owner Tony Okonkwo explains, “We’ve had a great blog for a while now with articles about various holidays, opportunities for wearing costumes and more, but with Halloween quickly approaching we’re focusing on some specific topics – costume and makeup tutorials…

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Day of the Dead Makeup Tutorial

Many people dress up in Day of the Dead costumes and makeup for Halloween, although the actual celebration of Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is actually a joyous  celebration honoring ancestors. The origins of Day of the Dead or Mexican, and those of Mexican heritage celebrate the day during the first two days of November each year. During these celebrations, many women wear intricate makeup based on the sugar skulls that are part of the celebrations. These fanciful skulls and the elaborate women’s costumes and makeup…

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Arrrgh, Maties! It’s Soon Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Sometime around 1995, two friends in Oregon first celebrated their own creation – International Talk Like a Pirate Day. The two men go back Cap’n Slappy and Ol’ Chumbucket in their roles as the pirates who established this light-hearted holiday. Over the years, Talk Like a Pirate Day has taken on impressive dimensions. There are now cities and towns around the world who host parades, parties and contests on September 19th, all with a pirate theme. Tie-Ins to Talk Like a Pirate Day Organizations that already exploited the romantic traditions…

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