Bloody Mary Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
Bloody Mary is a popular folklore that can be interpreted in many different ways. After all, its exact origin is unknown. Bloody Mary is a supernatural spirit, who either can be malevolent or benign, that can tell you the future.
As such, this outfit will highlight the fact that Bloody Mary lives in a mirror and can drag you to her realm anytime.
To keep the appearance terrifying, you will need a tattered white dress smudged with dirt, aluminum foil, and a frame. Here’s everything you need to look like Bloody Mary.
How to make a Bloody Mary Costume
|1||Plain White Maxi Dress||Wear a plain white maxi dress as the base of your outfit. Make sure to rip a few places to make it look distressed and old.|
|2||Fake Dirt Makeup||Apply fake dirt on your dress to make it all the more scary-looking.|
|3||FX Makeup||Use FX makeup to make yourself look dead. You can also choose to apply fake scars and wounds around your body for a gorier effect.|
|4||Frame||Use the frame as a border for your makeshift mirror.|
|5||Aluminum Foil||Use the aluminum foil as your mirror’s glass part and make a hole in the middle for you to come through.|
|6||Bloody Mary Costume Set||If you don’t want to DIY your costume, you can always buy this costume set.|
About Bloody Mary
Aside from the Bloody Mary featured in folklores, another famous ‘Bloody Mary’ was Mary, Queen of Scots.
She was given the name ‘Bloody Mary’ by her Protestant enemies because of the many executions she ordered during her quest to restore Roman Catholicism in England.
Check out these sites to read more about Bloody Mary & other ghosts: