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Creating a Princess Leia Costume Look

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away....

The theatrical premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters this December. However, it's never a bad time to don your favorite Star Wars character's look. Today, we're covering one of our personal favorites, Princess Leia. This costome look is perfect for Halloween or a movie premiere! For all you gals out there looking to create that perfect Princess Leia look, we've put together all the step-by-step instructions you'll need! Follow our blueprint below and you'll be Princess Leia Organa of Alderaan before you know it! Then, all you'll need to do is find your own Han Solo...

How to Create a Princess Leia Costume Look


Follow These Steps to Create this Look

Step One:  Begin your makeup look with a clean and dry face. Princess Leia has very fair skin, so for our look we have chosen to use a lighter foundation, Celebre Lt. Beige Blush. (#DD398) For best results, we recommend that you match your foundation to your natural skin tone as closely as possible. Using a damp sponge, blend a light layer of foundation over your entire face.

Step Two:  Next apply EYE Cream in Creamy beige (#DD342) to the entire eyelid area as a base color. Blend this color in well with a small brush or a sponge tip applicator.

Step Three:  The next step is to blend Celebre Shadoliner in Gold (#DD133) onto the eyelids only. The gold tone will add a little bit of subtle shimmer to the eyes.

Step Four:  To contour the eye area, apply Shadow Liner in Slate Grey (#DD125) into the crease of the eye above the eyelid. Blend this color in gently with a brush or sponge tip applicator for a natural look.

Step Five:  Using a very skinny brush, line the eyes along the upper lash line with EYE Cream in Black. (#DD107) Next, line under the lower eyelashes with the same skinny brush and the black eye color. Then using Celebre Shadoliner in Chestnut Brown, pencil in the eyebrows using short, feathery strokes. (#DD343)

Step Six:  For a more dramatic eye look, apply false eyelashes with eyelash glue along the upper lash line. (#EA80)

Step Seven:  To contour the face, we have used a contouring blush. (#DD432) Blend this color in on any areas of the face you wish to recede and contour a little bit. We have gently brushed this color under the cheekbones, along the sides of the nose and at the hairline and sides of the face.

Step Eight:  To highlight the cheeks, apply a lovely coral shade of powder blush along the apples of the cheeks. (#DD426)

Step Nine:  Apply a brownish orange LIP cream to the lips, using a brush. Blot the color with a tissue for extra staying power. We have used Mehron's Lip Cream in Zinnia. (#DD103)

Step Ten:  Gently powder the entire face with a setting powder to prevent the makeup from smudging. (#DD321)

Now it's time to get dressed in your favorite Princess Leia costume look. You will find several choices here at Halloween Express! Our Princess Leia is dressed in the traditional Princess Leia Costume. (#RU56113) For protection, Princess Leia is carrying her handy Princess Leia Blaster. (#RU36413)

Star Wars costume looks are the perfect choices for a group. Our Princess Leia has been joined by Luke Skywalker who is wearing the Men's Luke Skywalker Costume (#RU888739) and accessorized this with his Star Wars Luke Skywalker Lightsaber (#RU8240) We have dressed our Darth Vader in the Adult Deluxe Darth Vader Costume (#RU56077) accessorized with the Darth Vader gloves (#RU1197) and the Darth Vader Lightsaber. (#RU570) Finally, our Stormtrooper is getting her galactic game on in the Star Wars Women's Stormtrooper Costume. (#RU887464) We have accessorized her look with a pair of black gloves (#FW8176) and the Star Wars Rebels Stormtrooper Blaster. (#RU35507)

Star Wars. The legendary saga continues this December. In the meantime, may the Force be with you at your next Halloween Party!

Jenna Maxwell Halloween Author+Jenna Maxwell
Halloween Author
You can follow Jenna on Google+ as well as our costume blog where she's a frequent writer about all things Halloween including Halloween costumes, trends, decor, and party ideas.