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Hocus Pocus Movie Costumes For Halloween Fun


Hocus Pocus Movie Witch Costume Ideas For Halloween

The movie "Hocus Pocus" is a popular Halloween family film centered on a boy named Max who freed three fiendish witches from the witch hunt days in Salem, Mass. Now that Max has unleashed the sisters he must now save the town's children. The stars of the movie are a vibrant and colorful trio of evil witches, the Sanderson Sisters. Their names are Winifred, Sarah and Mary, and to stay alive they must perform a spell before Halloween is over. These witch costumes are easy to recreate using colonial-inspired pieces from your own closet and a few accessories.

I think witch costumes are the best costume ideas for Halloween, maybe it's because I am the Halloween Kitchen Witch. The costumes you find on this lens are from the movie, Hocus Pocus. The costumes in this Halloween movie are from about 300 years ago. It takes place in modern times, but since the sisters are from years gone by they are dressed in colonial outfits.

Hocus Pocus Costumes From The Movie

Winifred, Mary, and Sarah Sanderson are played by Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy. These gals make great old witches and this movie is full of fun and action. It's a great Halloween movie idea for the family, though it's not a great choice for very young children. It might be a bit too scary for them. These characters are a great costume idea, so if it's a witch outfit you want to make, here are three ideas from this Disney movie.

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Each of the Sanderson Witch wears a different colored costume.

Winifred, the oldest and meanest of these evil sisters, wears green.

Mary, the middle sister, wears a crimson.

Sarah, the youngest, wears purple.

The Sanderson witch costumes are the perfect colors for the fall season, Halloween, and the witching hour!

Hocus Pocus DVD And Costume Ideas

Hocus Pocus: How To Make Winifred Sanderson's Witch Costume

Winifred Sanderson

The trademark of Winnie's look is her striking flame-colored hair, her missing eyebrows and her big buck teeth. Winnie is very sensitive about her looks and she hates it when anyone says the word ugly around her.

You can recreate her clothing by wearing a dress in a dark green or purple, or you can also use separates such as a shirt and floor-length skirt. Add a green jacket or vest with a long length and a belt with some sparkles to bring dimension to your costume.

The key to her costume is to go overboard with your accessories by wearing multiple rings, a necklace or some long fake finger nails. Winnie Sanderson is the boss so if you dress like her, make sure you act like her and behave like you are the leader.

Winnie also uses a traditional corn broom during the movie and that will make a great costume prop for you to carry.

Love the make up lips on Winifred.  The are perfect.

Love the make up lips on Winifred. The are perfect.

Hocus Pocus: How To Make Sarah Sanderson's Witch Costume

Sarah Sanderson

Sarah is the siren of the movie in both looks and her ability to lure children to the witches with a song. Her look is thick, long, curly platinum hair and some pale makeup with heavily emphasized lips, eyes and eyebrows will be just enough.

Sarah's witch costume is one of the easiest to create by using a sparkly shirt or corset in shades of brown or rose. She also wears a full skirt in red and purple tones and she keeps a small bag attached to it. Make your costume look more authentic by including a mop and a beaded necklace.

Hocus Pocus: How To Make Mary Sanderson's Witch Costume

Mary Sanderson

The third sister, Mary, is in charge of sniffing out children due to her very sensitive nose. She is always trying to gain Winnie's approval, and that doesn't happen much.

Her signature look is her brunette hair tied up into a swirling up do and she wears bright red lipstick. Create your own Mary costume by wearing a long-sleeved shirt in deep crimson or russet and combining it with a floor-length skirt in plaid or rich browns.

Add a layer of depth by wearing black lace gloves, multiple rings or bringing a vacuum to complete the look.

How to make your own (DIY) Mary Sanderson Halloween costume from Hocus Pocus

How to make your own (DIY) Mary Sanderson Halloween costume from Hocus Pocus

The Sarah Sanderson Hocus Pocus Makeup And Hair Tutorial

Here's how to make yourself look like Sarah Sanderson, the youngest and sexiest Sanderson sister. This young lady is a flirt and she's quite pretty, but don't forget how deceiving looks can be. She is dangerous and you can use this makeup and hair tutorial to recreate Sarah for Halloween.

Mary Sanderson From Hocus Pocus

Mary Sanderson isn't as scary a character as her sister, Winifred, at least not at first glance, but don't forget she is a witch bent on survival. She is a shady character to say the least, and if this witch is your idea of a good look for Halloween, here's how to achieve this witch's look with this makeup and hair tutorial.

Winifred Sanderson Halloween Hair And Makeup Tutorial

Want to go out in costume this year dressed as Winifred Sanderson from the movie Hocus Pocus? Here's a helpful video to show you how to achieve the hair and makeup look that will help create this scary witch costume.

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