If you decided to dress up as a lifeguard this Halloween, it can be because you are a certified lifeguard, training to become one, someone who respects lifeguards, or someone who lives in a hot climate zone. There are endless reasons why you might wish to dress up as a lifeguard for Halloween, but one you have set up your mind there are a few things you might you consider. Because as soon as you start looking at costume choices and accessories, you will be lost. So to help ensure a smooth shopping process, we will take you through the things you should consider before dressing up as a lifeguard for Halloween.
The first thing you need to decide is what kind of lifeguard you wish to dress up like, as there are a few choices. You can either dress up like a modern lifeguard, or go for an old-time lifeguard swimwear suit. If you are looking to portray a lifeguard from a certain era, you might need to rethink your choices. However, as most people feel like dressing up as modern lifeguards, they have an easier chance as getting all their bases covered.
However, if you have your mind set on turning back the clock, there are a number of things you can try with a modern swimsuit, to make it look more vintage. One of the easiest option is to carry the old is gold look, by ensuring your overall look is in sync. From your hair to your accessories, everything has to be from the right era.
Which is why portraying a modern lifeguard is deemed as a much easier job, as you have so many options in the market. Regardless, here are a few tips and props you will need to help portray your look as a lifeguard perfectly.
Apart from the essentials there are a number of accessories you can add to your outfit, such as a float, lifeguard pack, binoculars, etc.