How to Dress Like a Baby for Halloween

Halloween costumes do not have to be scary, revealing, or ungodly expensive. Some of the best costumes are light-hearted and made from things we already have around the house. Dressing yourself up as a baby is one such example, and even better, it is incredibly simple to make your own fabulous baby outfit.


  1. Find the right outfit. Most baby clothes simply look like smaller versions of adult clothing, so you need to find something easily identifiable as a baby's outfit. Footie pajamas are one of the best options. If you don't have the time or patience to make your own or lack the funds to buy the pre-made variety, you can always wear adult pajamas with a kids' theme. For example, you could rock some Elmo pajamas or a My Little Ponies nightgown.Dress%20Like%20a%20Baby%20for%20Halloween%20Step%201.jpg
  2. Get into the pajamas you chose. The best kind are footie pajamas (sometimes called footed blanket sleepers or just blanket sleepers for short), but any pajama will do as long as it has something that makes it look baby-like.Dress%20Like%20a%20Baby%20for%20Halloween%20Step%202.jpg
  3. Accessorize your style with additional pieces. If you're just walking around in kids' pajamas, your clever Halloween costume may go over some peoples' heads. Add some flair to really solidify your ensemble:Dress%20Like%20a%20Baby%20for%20Halloween%20Step%203.jpg
    • Wear a bib and carry a bottle with you.
    • Drag a teddy bear or blanket around all night.
    • Tie a pacifier on a ribbon to wear around your neck.
  4. Style your hair as a baby would. Granted babies rarely have much hair to style, but there are a few distinct ways to get your hair to align with the rest of your costume. The easiest option is to simply wear a bonnet, which you can also make yourself.Dress%20Like%20a%20Baby%20for%20Halloween%20Step%204.jpg
    • For women: Style your hair into pigtails. To achieve a really child-like look, place them high and on the sides of your head, giving you an almost Pippi Longstocking look. For some added panache, add some bows to your pigtails.
    • Men: If you don't want to wear a bonnet or some other form of baby hat, use a little pomade and comb your hair down with an off-center part.
  5. Put a little blush on your cheeks. Sure babies are not known for wearing makeup, but they are quite famous for rosy cheeks. Find a bright pink blush, smile, and lightly brush it onto the round parts of your cheeks.Dress%20Like%20a%20Baby%20for%20Halloween%20Step%205.jpg
  6. Act like a baby! If you really want to get into it, channel your inner child. You can make the traditional "goo-goo-ga-ga" sounds, cry when you don't get your way, or smile like you have no idea what is going on; the possibilities are endless.Dress%20Like%20a%20Baby%20for%20Halloween%20Step%206.jpg



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