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Classic & Cool: Most Popular Halloween Costumes

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Halloween Makeup and Hair -- Elvira
Classic & Cool: Most Popular Halloween Costumes

Actress Cassandra Peterson, aka Elvira, on October 27, 2007

Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images
To dress like Elvira for Halloween, you'll need the following:

1. Fake, long nails painted black.

2. A long black "Elvira" wig (not just any old wig will do, you can get a wig with a big white stripe)

3. Long, false eyelashes

4. Light powder to make skin appear white

5. Eyeliner, eyeshadow and mascara.

6. Dark red lipstick (not a bright cherry red, but a much deeper red)

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