10 ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ queens you should cosplay this Halloween


Ah, Halloween. The one time of year where it’s socially acceptable for both straight men and gay men alike to get dolled up as women and frolic from bar to bar.


For many a RuPaul’s Drag Race fans out there, this frolicking will be done in a cosplay costume of their favorite queen from the show. Whether you’re looking to perfect your chosen queen’s look, or you simply need a last-minute Halloween costume, we’ve put together this list of 10 makeup tutorial videos to help you transform into the most popular RuPaul’s Drag Race queens.

Fair warning: If you’ve never watched a drag transformation video before, and you don’t own a stitch of makeup, be prepared to set aside several hours and a decently-sized budget to achieve the best look possible.

Happy hallow-queen! And if you do recreate any of these looks this Halloween, tag @Dragaholic on Instagram for a chance to be featured.

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1. Sharon Needles

2. Bianca Del Rio

3. Trixie Mattel

4. Alaska Thunderfuck

5. Alyssa Edwards

6. Katya

7. Raven

8. Nina Flowers

9. Chad Michaels (or Cher, your choice)

10. Kim Chi