Cosplay Insights

“Causeplay: A Hobby in Service to Others” at Wondercon 2018

Wondercon 2018 was held this past weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center. Organized by the…

Cosplay Makeup Starter Kit: Let’s Talk Eyebrows!

Believe it or not, one of the most important parts of cosplay makeup are good…

Cosers Confess: I want to crossdress!

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Cosplay Makeup Starter Kit: Powder + Blush

We’re back again with our third installment of the Cosplay Makeup Starter Kit series, and…

Cosplay Makeup Starter Kit: Conceal + Contour

Following our previous post about cosplay makeup starter kit, we continue with our face makeup…

Cosplay Makeup Starter Kit: Prime + Base

How do cosplayers get that perfectly-flawless skin that you see in their photos? Is it…

Cosplay: Gijinka Cosplay

Gijinka (擬人化) is a popular form sometimes used in cosplay that literally means “humanization” or…

Cosplay: Joining a Cosplay Group

Have you ever seen cosplay photos of the entire cast of your favourite anime and…

Ethics of Cosplay Competitions: Unspoken Rules

Around a month ago, I had the opportunity to experience Visual Arts Expo 2017 alongside…

Cosers Confess: Should I Continue Cosplaying?

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