Sexy Costume Ideas That Turn Up The Heat Anywhere

Last updated on : May 20 2017

Don't wait for Halloween to develop your sexy costume ideas. Fancy dress events and parties can take you by surprise so it pays to be prepared. Plus, having a few quick and easy ideas in your repertoire will make you more interesting, especially to your beau. Wear one for him as a special surprise, or a date at home, as a special treat.  

The perfect costume idea is one that is equal parts sexy and scary. However if you don't want to spend hundreds of dollars, and want a few up your sleeve for surprises, we have the ideal solution for you.

Don a sexy bandage dress (that you can wear again) and use the examples below to transform your face into the centrepiece of your sexy costume. Complete the entire look with cheaper accessories, a nurses cap, witches hat or equivalent. 

We’ve scoured the web for the most amazing makeup transformations guaranteed to give you the ultimate in scary, yet sexy costumes. Try a few of these ideas to perfect your method and keep them in your stock for sexy surprises.  

Zombie Nurse

Zombie Nurse

For this sexy costume idea, you will need a white bandage dress with a deep v or plunge top. This will form the base of your scary nurse outfit and give you a sexy yet innocent vibe. If you want to be a scary nurse for Halloween, be one that is just back from the dead. What is scarier than a zombie nurse?

Ellimacs SFX Makeup has a dead nurse makeup tutorial on YouTube, which will take you through the makeup process step by step. If you want your makeup to be a success, follow all the instructions in this video. And you will have a zombie nurse that is not only scary but also sexy in a little white dress (that you can wear again).

Witch in Black

Witch In Black

Halloween or ‘All hallows eve’ is said to originate from the Celtic festival of Samhain. This day is the day that honors supernatural creature like witches, goblins, and ghosts. Choosing to be a witch seems apt in such a situation, doesn’t it? You don't have to go as green as the Wicked Witch of the West for this sexy costume idea

Just apply a green eyeshadow and a black lipstick, and you are good to go. If you want to get a genuine witch look, just follow the steps in this makeup tutorial by Made Yew Look Twice. There is absolutely no need to go around looking for black maxi dresses, pick one of our sexy black bandage dresses to complete your costume. From a classic bandage dress to a glittering number, we offer you plenty of options. These dresses are known for their ability to accentuate your curves and support your body all night long. 

Vampire Queen

Vampire Queen

Let’s be honest, all of us want to play Queen at least once in our life. Here’s your chance to do so by dressing up as the Vampire Queen in this sexy Halloween costume idea. Creating a vampire look is not that difficult, all you need is pale skin and blood red lips. In this video, Michelle Phan shows you how easy it is to use your makeup to transform yourself into a seductive vampire.

Thinking about what to wear? We have different styles to offer you, right from a deep plunge dress to the backless red bandage dress. These dresses are designed in such a way that they hug your body like a second skin and help you stand out in the crowd. You will not need any superpowers to keep everyone’s eyes on you, the dress combined with the makeup will do the job for you.

Harley Quinn

Harley Quinn

With the release of Suicide Squad this year, everyone is raving about the character Harley Quinn. If you want to do something crazy for a sexy costume idea choosing to be Harley Quinn is as crazy as it gets. The costume is simple enough to pull off, figure hugging tiny shorts and a T-shirt. However, if you do not have any suitably tiny shorts in your closet, there is no need to worry. Consider a figure hugging dress with cut-outs on the side which can easily match the colors of Harley Quinn in the comics perfectly.

Check out this makeup tutorial on YouTube by Nikki Tutorials and enjoy the step-by-step guide to getting the Harley Quinn look. Remember, if you want to your costume to be a hit, you will need to act the part. So, bring out the crazy in you!


Tinker Bell

A type of mythical creatures in European legends, fairies are typically thought to be human in appearance but with magical powers. You have a chance to be a fairy for one day, when you choose Tinkerbell as your Halloween costume. If you want to look like Tinkerbell, there are countless videos available on YouTube that will help you out. Take a look at this Tinkerbell makeup tutorial and see how Promise Tamang transforms herself into a fairy with ease.

Once you have followed the instructions on this video and applied the makeup, you will only need to put on a green dress and fake wings to complete your look. A green bandage dress is just perfect as a Tinkerbell costume. These beautiful dresses will enhance your curves and make you look ethereal, just what you need to make the fairy costume a success.

The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

If you want to dress up as a magical creature this Halloween, consider dressing up as a mermaid. Who comes to your mind when you think about mermaids? If you have grown up watching Disney movies, the answer has to be Ariel from the movie ‘The Little Mermaid’. So why not dress up as Ariel this year, it is bound to be a hit with the kids as well as the adults.

You can go ahead and buy the tail, if you want the genuine look. However, this is not exactly practical when you are planning to go to a party. Try a metallic based bandage dress for this occasion because the shimmer will remind you of mermaids and the sea. Just what you were looking for, isn’t it? Since these are bandage dresses, they will hug your figure and transform you into a sexy mermaid in your own kind of way. Now all you need for your costume makeup to be complete is the makeup. This is where The Little Mermaid makeup tutorial by Promise Tamang can help you out.  



Looking for a mysterious character to emulate this Halloween? Choose Catwoman and you will be dressing up as one of the sexiest and the most mysterious characters from the Batman series. When you are talking about an exceptional combination of tough attitude and a sexy look, it does not get better than Catwoman. Using makeup to create the Catwoman look has become extremely easy today because of the numerous makeup tutorials available online. One of the well-known makeup artists on YouTube, Michelle Phan, has uploaded a Catwoman makeup tutorial that is very easy to understand as well as follow.

When you get the perfect look in terms of makeup, all that is left to decide is what clothes to wear. When you are planning to dress up as Catwoman, this decision is not difficult at all because all you need is a little black dress. With our range of black bandage dresses, you can choose one that suits your personal style.

Daenerys Targaryen

Daenerys Targaryen

Are you a fan of Game of Thrones? Is there any character more powerful than Daenerys Targaryen with her three dragons? Dress up as Daenerys and you could be the Khaleesi for a day. Since, Daenerys is usually seen wearing full length dresses, our maxi bandage dresses would be the ideal choice for you. Go for the gold embellished white dress or you could choose to add a bit of a color to your costume and choose our purple maxi dress – it is all up to you.

Get the Daenerys Targaryen look by following the instructions given in this makeup tutorial, by Michelle Phan, it is truly that simple. Once you are done with your dress and the makeup, either wear a blond wig or style your hair as the Mother of Dragons does in the show. 

These sexy costume ideas will come in handy when you are stressing about what to wear this Halloween (or when you want to surprise your man). Instead of going for a full on costume, consider opting for a bandage dress that is sexy and inspired by your character. From a supernatural creature to a pop culture character, there is so much you can do with the help of our bandage dresses. So, what do you think—which costume is your favorite?

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