Sugar Skulls Costume for Cosplay & Halloween

Sugar skulls are an important part of Dios de los Muertos, and not just simple décor. They have been part of the tradition since 1630s. But what’s more, you can even wear them as costumes. Both men and women paint their faces to look like decorative skulls to join the festivities.

Aside from drawing a skull on their face, women wear slightly gothic-themed dresses and beautiful floral headbands. Men, on the other hand, wear much simple clothing of black suits. Here’s everything you need to look like Sugar Skulls.

How to Make Sugar Skull - Female Costume

Female Sugar Skulls Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
# Item Description
1 Black Gothic Dress Wear a black gothic dress for this Dios de los Muertos-inspired outfit.
2 Black Skull Leggings Stick to the skull theme with black skull leggings.
3 Sugar Skull Temporary Tattoo Instead of painting, you can wear a temporary tattoo of a skull on your face.
4 Day of the Dead Floral Headband Add a feminine touch to your outfit with a floral headband.
5 Black Lace Fingerless Gloves Accessorize with black lace fingerless gloves.
6 Black Choker Necklace Look elegant more further with a black choker necklace.
7 Female Costume Set Don’t want to DIY? Get this costume set instead.

How to Make Sugar Skull - Male Costume

Male Sugar Skulls Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
# Item Description
1 Skeleton Suit Look dashing in a black suit decorated with bones.
2 Black Top Hat Accessorize with a black top hat.
3 Black Dress Shoes Appear classic in a pair of black dress shoes.
4 Fancy Walking Cane Vintage and dapper, don’t forget your walking cane.
5 Skeleton Half-Mask Hide your face behind a skeleton half-mask.
6 Male Costume Set No need for any DIY when you have this costume set.

About Sugar Skulls

Sugar skulls are called Calaveras in Spanish and is an edible decoration for Dios de los Muertos. They are skulls made out of sugar and are decorate with icing.

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