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How To Look Like A Dragon

Dress up as your favorite Dragon with these helpful costume tips and makeup tutorials.

Dragons are mythological creatures that are featured in many cultures. When you think dragon, you are likely to think scaly skin, long tail, wings, fire-breathing, serpent-like tongue and maybe immense strength and power.

Puff the Magic Dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee
Little Jackie Paper loved that rascal Puff
ANd brought him strings and sealing wax and other fancy stuff

Some pop culture dragon characters:

  • Godzilla
  • Elliot from Pete's Dragon
  • Mushu from Mulan
  • H.R. Puffnstuff
  • Draco from Dragonheart
  • Krayt Dragons from the Star Wars universe
  • Norbert from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  • Falkor from The Neverending Story
  • Maleficent (dragon form) from Sleeping Beauty
  • Queen Narissa from Enchanted
  • Dragon from Shrek
  • Dudley the Dragon
  • Granymyr from He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
  • Magellan from Eureeka's Castle
  • Dulcy from Sonic the Hedgehog
  • "Puff, the Magic Dragon"

DIY Dragon Makeup Tutorials

  • Chinese Dragon Makeup:
  • Mushu-inspired makeup:

    The Blue Dragon:

    Dragon Face Painting

    Dragon Face Mask:

    Puff the Lil Dragon:

    More Dragon costume ideas