With these DIY zombie costume ideas, you’ll be completely prepared for the Zombie Apocalypse…or more importantly, for Halloween!
DIY Zombie Costume For A Scarily Fun Time
1. DIY Kid’s Zombie Costume
This is a super easy DIY zombie costume for kids. You may need to stain and rip clothes for this one, so better use old ones you won’t miss. You can also check out the local goodwill store for what you need. Interested in recreating this DIY zombie costume for your child (or yourself!)? Check out the details here.
2. Easy Zombie Halloween Tutorial
Take your zombie costume up a notch with some special effects makeup work to rival those at The Walking Dead. You can try this relatively easy zombie makeup look for a last minute Halloween costume. Practice grunting and growling like the undead, too, for a more convincing costume.
3. Boy’s DIY Zombie Costume
Here’s another simple DIY option for your little buddy. Again, this involves cutting up and ripping clothes. So make sure to choose outfits that your kid won’t look for in the future. Find out how to do this here.
4. DIY Zombie Clothes
How to make a perfectly creepy zombie outfit? Use a lot of dirt and blood! Isn’t it easy to become a zombie?
5. Girl Scout Zombie Costume
She’ll trade you cookies for brains… When cute things become scary, then you know it’s serious! Find out how to make a cute girl scout costume zombie apocalypse ready here!
6. Sexy Zombie Makeup Halloween Tutorial
Who said the undead can’t be sexy? Stay classy and glammed up with this chiseled sexy zombie look for Halloween.
7. The Walking Dead | Easy Zombie Makeup
If you don’t want to be just any old zombie, be a Walking Dead zombie.
8. Cute DIY Costume for Kids
Plants vs Zombies will forever be an iconic game. Don’t you think? Plus, it makes for a really fun Halloween costume for both kids and adults. See the details of how to make this cute zombie costume here.
9. Last Minute Halloween Make Up- Toilet Paper and Glue
You don’t need to buy expensive special effects makeup for this look. You only need some tissue paper and glue to recreate this one.
10. DIY Back from the Grave Halloween Nails
So gross it’s good. This will surely make a lot of people cringe. Don’t worry though, you won’t need to really break your nails for these kinds of DIY zombie ideas. If you want to recreate this look, get more info here.
11. Rotting Zombie Skin DIY
Definitely a must-have for your DIY zombie costume! After all, you won’t be a good zombie if you don’t have rotting skin. But don’t be surprised if no one wants to be near you.
12. Silent Hill Nurse Tutorial
The famous Silent Hill nurse you never wanted to encounter. See the tutorial here to make some people lose their minds.
13. DIY Couple Zombie Costume
The corpse bride has nothing on the real zombie couple! It’s the perfect DIY Halloween costumes for couples. Check out the details here.
14. DIY Zombie Family Costume
Need a Halloween costume idea for the whole family? This DIY zombie group costume is a great last-minute option. Just wear your old, ragged clothes and follow this easy DIY zombie makeup tutorial. See it here.
15. DIY Zombie Hag
Here’s another zombie special effects makeup idea. Turn yourself into a zombie hag with this tutorial! Both teens and people in their 20s would look great with this makeup.
16. Zombie Bite Infection Makeup Tutorial
No one said being a zombie was pretty! Give a backstory to your DIY zombie costume with a bite mark. Where were you bitten? How were you infected? It’s a great conversation starter at the Halloween party as well.
17. DIY Zombie Barbie
A literally jaw-dropping zombie makeup tutorial for the ladies. Plus, who would have thought Barbie would make an awesome DIY zombie costume idea?
18. DIY Zombie Waitress Costume Idea
Want brains with that order? If you have an old waitress uniform, then turn it into a zombie costume! Interested to try this out? See the details here.
Zombies are definitely an essential part of Halloween. Whether you decide to become cute, playful, or downright scary, a zombie costume will always work. Don’t forget to find the perfect zombie makeup to match. Try these DIY zombie costume ideas for an awesomely apocalyptic night!
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published on October 19, 2015, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.