Costume :Mystique
Source :X-Men Movies
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2011

Costume Photos

First very rough makeup test (cheap liquid latex)

Comparison 2


Finished upper body

Finished chest

Yes, that is a boob.

Getting started

Finished product


Costume Information

Cost : £40
Time Taken : 3 weeks xD

Very last minute cosplay, completed within 3 weeks.

Started with a full blue morphsuit, and I cut the head off and secured the zip.

Then stitched a bra into the suit to give my chest more definition.

Then got a 6 metre roll of blue craft foam and covered it in shiny blue door paint.

Bought over a thousand blue nail beads of different sizes in tear drop and oval shapes, and applied these first with lots of nail glue, superglue and LOADS of patience. Then added false fingernails to hands and feet of the suit.

Then the laborious task of cutting and sticking down the scales.

The wig is a fancy dress shop item, glued down with Got 2B Glued hairspray.

The makeup is done with cheap liquid latex, then royal blue face paint, and then dark blue eyeliner and eyeshadow to bring out the details.

Et Voila!

Not happy with overall result, will consider remaking with a new much more well fitted suit and 3D puff paints.


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this is pretty awesome

by Defrain on Monday, 30 January, 2012 - 18:12
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This looks really good.

by Sephirayne on Monday, 30 January, 2012 - 18:45
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Very cool!

by Captain_Marvelous on Monday, 30 January, 2012 - 19:13
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This looks pretty interesting :D Can't wait to see it!

Yay for paperchase bag tooo XD

by Bambi. on Monday, 30 January, 2012 - 20:09
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by otakugirl on Monday, 30 January, 2012 - 21:15
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I think your Mystique cosplay looks Fab! Was this you also on an interview from Oct Exp, about leaving a trail of blue scales wherever you went? ^_^

by Ranma1-2 on Monday, 30 January, 2012 - 21:31
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this is AMAZING! the detail gone into it! Must have taken you ages <3

by Lozzie on Monday, 30 January, 2012 - 22:12
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this is really amazing!!

by Einmyria on Monday, 30 January, 2012 - 22:24
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LOVE this

by CharlotteLuna on Tuesday, 31 January, 2012 - 02:41
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Love it. You looked just like her

by minato_haruna on Tuesday, 31 January, 2012 - 11:21
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OMG this is amazingggg <3 You look like youve come out the series <3

by Solaria on Tuesday, 31 January, 2012 - 12:39
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Amazing work =)

by Moonchild on Tuesday, 31 January, 2012 - 15:33
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Loved your Mystique ^^

by Inuyoku on Tuesday, 31 January, 2012 - 23:04
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by lilkimmi27 on Wednesday, 1 February, 2012 - 12:18
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that makeup is brilliant BD

by PocketwatchMask on Saturday, 12 May, 2012 - 20:11