How to Cosplay As Erza Scarlet

Four Parts:Changing your HairstyleMaking the OutfitAdding MakeupEmulating Her Personality

Erza Scarlet is one of the main characters in a anime and manga entitled "Fairy Tail". Erza uses magic that allows her to change from costume to costume; pretty cool, right? If you are interested in cosplaying this Halloween and absolutely adore Fairy Tail, try dressing up as Erza.

Part 1
Changing your Hairstyle

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    Dye your hair dark red and get side bangs. Follow the instructions on the back of the hair dye and purchase red clip in side bangs. Alternatively, you can just purchase a long red wing with side bangs the hair should be mid back length.
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    Wear your hair down and flat iron it if your hair is wavy or curly. Grab a heat protectant spray and your flat iron. Straighten your hair when done use oil to make your hair look healthy since all anime characters hair good looking hair. If you bought a long, red, straight wig with side bangs, skip this step.

Part 2
Making the Outfit

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    Find a sleeveless white blouse with front ruffles and attach a blue ribbon bow to the front. Even though Erza has many outfits, this is the easiest one to do at home.
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    Wear a dark blue skirt just above the knees. Make sure the skirt has no designs on it; just wear a plain dark blue skirt.
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    Paint a Fairy Tail sign on your arm with light blue face paint. This may be a little tricky! To make this step a little less hard print out a small Fairy Tail sign cut out the inside by folding in half and paint inside of it. You can also use a transfer machine or buy a tattoo online.
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    Wear black boots without heels. Make sure these boots are higher than your ankles and are just plain black with no designs.
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    Add accessories. You can either walk around with a fake sword or walk around with a fake plate of strawberry cake with a fork (Erza loves to eat strawberry cake).

Part 3
Adding Makeup

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    Consider brown eye contacts to match Erza's eye color. Even if you do have brown eye doing this step will make your eyes appear larger.
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    Apply concealer and liquid foundation or bb cream. Anime characters have perfect skin so this is a must. Apply powder to set everything.
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    Put concealer over your eyebrows to cover them. Mix red eyeshadow and black eyeshadow to make your eyebrows straight.
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    Contour your nose so it appears smaller. If your nose is already naturally thin you can skip this step.
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    Apply mascara and curl your lashes.

Part 4
Emulating Her Personality

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    Be strict and criticize wrong things. For example: If someone was helping you bake a cake and you ruined it, yell and criticize them.
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    Be powerful. Erza is one of the strongest wizards in the guild because she can use requip magic. Obviously you can't do this in real life so just walk around with a fake sword.
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    Be caring. Even though Erza can be mean and scary she still does care for friends at the guild.

Tips

  • Put your Fairy Tail tattoo on your mid arm so everyone can see it.
  • Watch some Fairy Tail episodes so you can see how Erza acts.
  • Ask your friends to dress up as other Fairy Tail character with you they can dress up as Lucy, Gray, Natsu, Jellal, Juvia and other characters.
  • You can wear this costume to a cosplay convention, trick or treating on Halloween, Halloween party or Halloween dance.

Warnings

  • Don't get angry if no one knows who your dressed up as.
  • If your school doesn't allow fake weapons to wear on Halloween then don't bring it.

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