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DIY Tinker Bell Costume + Hair & Makeup

DIY Tinker Bell Costume + Hair & Makeup Tutorial

I had such high hopes of getting at least two Disney costumes in a month up until Halloween, but have only been able to do one each. They’re my favorite, and super fun, but very time consuming! I am still in love with my DIY Merida from Brave Costume and my Cinderella Costume | Modern Day Style and I so thought I’d do all the blonde Princesses, but alas, I only have so much time to play dress up! But since I get three posts out of it, one for Beauty, one for Style, and one for my own blog, it’s time well spent. And hopefully in the process I can offer a little bit of inspiration for an easy and fun DIY Halloween Costume for you!

Obviously, my latest Disney costume DIY interpretation is Tinker Bell, but first, a little trip down memory lane when I was four years old and dressed up as Tinker Bell for Halloween


My mom always made my Halloween costumes, which I’m sure is why to this day, I do the same. I’ve purchased a few along the years when in a pinch, but I never feel as proud of them as I do my own DIY versions. It’s so funny that one would even care, but my Halloween standards are high 😉

So for this costume, I used a dress I already had, made a little leafy skirt, big poufs for my shoes and then finished the look with hair and makeup. I opted against the wings for two reasons: 1. wings are annoying to wear 2. This costume reads Tink without them! But I did find a really cool place where you can get Custom Fairy Wings made, that are beautiful. But also, you can buy a pair pretty cheaply these days.

Here’s the base dress I began with…

DIY Tinkerbell Costume-dress

Tinkerbell DIY costume-1

DIY Tinkerbell dress costume bun-1

Click through the link below to see my full DIY Costume Tutorial w/shoe poufs!

DIY Adult Tinker Bell Costume

DIY Tinkerbell Shoes and Skirt-1

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DIY Tinkerbell costume hair makeup-1


Click through the link below to see my full Makeup & Hair tutorials!

Tinker Bell Hair & Makeup Tutorial

DIY TInkerbell Hair Bun Sock Bun-1

1 Tinker bell hair tutorial sock bun

DIY Tinkerbell dress costume shoes-1

I used a wooden chopstick for a wand, and it worked well, though I’m still only “Okay” at replicating Tink’s poses, lol. What are you going to be for Halloween this year?

Happy Halloween Month!

Check out my Tinkerbell Hair and Makeup Tutorials

DIY Tinker Bell Costume + Hair & Makeup

Maegan Tintari

LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at ...love Maegan.com sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, recipes & home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life, her journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life with her adorable French Bulldog brothers, Trevor and Randy.

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