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Coolest Homemade Mystique Costume 13

by Maria
(Washington DC)

Homemade Mystique Costume

Homemade Mystique Costume

This year I went in a Homemade Mystique Costume. I started off by purchasing a blue unitard from an online discount dance supply store. After making sure it fits nicely - after all I was going for a bare skin look - I proceeded to paint it. I used watercolor (the kind that comes in a tube) for this, so that I could wash it off, if anything went wrong.

Using my fingertips I created darker spots, which I later traced in white using a fine brush to create a 3D effect. I painted the unitard while wearing it, so that I could tell what it will look like when it is done. When I was through with the front part I put the unitard on backwards and painted the back.

I used spiking glue and lots of hairspray to slick my hair back and then dyed it fluorescent orange using a wash-out hairspray. Facial make-up was done with 3 types of facial paint - blue (general skin tone), black (to create a pattern) and white (to highlight the "ridges").
It just so happened that I already owned a pair of blue shoes in a croc pattern, so it worked perfectly with the overall scaly look. I painted my hands and feet last, using the same technique as my facial make-up to make everything blend.

Time spent: about 5 hours.
Money spent: just under $50.
Was it worth it? Absolutely! The costume was a hit, wherever I went.

 Mystique Costume



 Mystique Costume


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website!?
by: Anonymous

do you remember the website that you ordered the suit from?

For Sale?
by: Anonymous

Would you be willing to sell your costume? Let me know at babyblue4u07@gmail.com.

Mystique costume
by: Anonymous

Do you have the website address for the unitard or maybe want to sell it?

Navel?
by: Anonymous

How did you make yourself look nude? Did you paint a belly button?

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