How to make a Beyonce Single Ladies costume
If Kanye thought it was the best video of all time… of ALL time… then it’s good enough for you to emulate Beyonce with a “Single Ladies” costume of your own creation. If you like it, you don’t have to put a ring on it… Just follow these instructions to get the look!
##Things You’ll Need##
* Long light brown wig or blonde wig
* Body glitter OR
* Nude colored tights or pantyhose
* Black one-shouldered bodysuit or black leotard
* Sewing machine or needle and thread
* Gauntlet glove (spraypainted silver)
* Can of silver metallic spraypaint
* Nude colored lipstick
##Putting together your Beyonce Single Ladies costume##
Step 1: Put on a long, straight dirty blonde or light brown wig, the closest you can get to Beyonce’s ultra-fabulous weave!
Step 2: Pull the front part of the wig back and backcomb it so that the front part has a bouffant style to it. Secure the wig hair back in place with a hairclip and allow the rest to flow long. Use hairspray to hold your ‘do in place.
Step 2: Put on a pair of nude pantyhose or tights. You’ll probably want a thicker pair of opaque tights with a sheen to them to flatter your legs and keep you warm.
Step 3: Put on a one-shouldered black leotard. Or, make your own by trying on a regular bodysuit or leotard and marking with fabric pencil where you want to cut the sleeve off and make a one-shouldered neckline. Be sure to leave yourself plenty of room to sew the neckline down. Go too low and you’ll have a wardrobe malfunction. It’s SO 2001 and more Janet than Beyonce!
Step 4: Put on your leotard over your tights and apply a coating of spray tan or body glitter to exposed skin to give you Beyonce’s golden glow.
Step 5: Apply your makeup. Line your lips with a nude pencil and fill in with nude or pale pink lipstick. Add black eyeshadow with a slight “wing” effect to your lids, careful not to go past the crease. Add a swoop of liquid eyeliner to intensify the winged eye look.
Step 6: Pick up a gauntlet glove and spraypaint it metallic silver. Wear it on your left hand.
Step 7: Strap on your open-toed dancing shoes and brush up on the “Single Ladies” dance moves that had the whole country dancing along. You are… Sasha Fierce!