Thursday, October 22, 2009

Halloween: The comfort factor

It's a Halloween milestone: being stuck with the friend who unwisely chose a costume that impairs movement.

That might come in the form of a mermaid who can only walk one centimeter at a time.

Or a fake mustache that prevents its wearer from consuming food or beverages.

I know, I know: Attaining the coveted "Best Costume" award requires some level of sacrifice.

But comfort should at least be a minor factor as you fine-tune your disguise.

Otherwise, you'll wind up being That Friend who holds up the group. Or humiliates herself by getting her too-large fairy wings stuck in a doorway.

Speaking of the uncomfortable, here's a tutorial on how to apply everybody's favorite awkward accessory: fake eyelashes.

You can thank me later.