disney princesses

Mulan

In the 1998 Disney film Mulan, when the Huns invade Han China, Mulan (voiced by Ming-Na Wen, sung by Lea Salonga) disguises herself as a man and takes the place of her elderly father, wearing his old armor. When Mulan first reports to training camp, her fighting skills are clearly lacking, but she gradually becomes a formidable warrior standing with the best of them.

Princess Aurora from Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

In Maleficent 2: Mistress of Evil, the newly crowned Queen Aurora (Elle Fanning) reigns over the Moors, while her godmother Maleficent remains the strongest fairy and protector of the realm. When Aurora accepts Prince Phillip’s marriage proposal however, everything begins to get upended. This costume features her gold coronation dress, as opposed to Aurora’s pink and blue gowns from the classic animation. Finish your look with this Princess Aurora makeup tutorial from Maleficent.

Princess Aurora from Sleeping Beauty

Princess Aurora from Sleeping Beauty

In the 1959 Disney classic Sleeping Beauty, Princess Aurora, also known as Briar Rose, is the only daughter of King Stefan and Queen Leah. An evil fairy named Maleficent curses the princess as a baby, to die on her 16th birthday by pricking her finger on a spinning wheel’s spindle. When the curse is carried out, three good fairies place a protective place a protective curse on Aurora that puts her in a deep slumber. Complete your Aurora cosplay with this Princess Aurora makeup tutorial.

Cinderella (2015)

Cinderella

In the 2015 live-action movie Cinderella, Eloise “Ella” Webb or Cinderella (Lily James) is left alone with her cruel step-mother and two step-sisters when her father unexpectedly dies. She meets Kit, the Crown Prince, and attends an opulent royal ball with him wearing a magically transformed blue gown and glass slippers, before she must hide away by the stroke of midnight. Complete Cinderella’s glamorous look with this Cinderella makeup tutorial.

Princess Jasmine in Red

While Princess Jasmine’s (Linda Larkin) classic outfit is teal blue in color, she briefly wears red after Jafar (Jonathon Freeman) takes control of the Genie (Robin Williams) and all of Agrabah. She uses her feminine wiles to distract Jafar and give Aladdin (Scott Weinger) time to trick Jafar into wishing he was a genie. In this case, the costume matches her fiery, independent personality.

Princess Tiana as Waitress

Arguably the most hardworking and ambitious of all of Disney’s princesses, Tiana (Anika Noni Rose) is the protagonist of The Princess and The Frog. She is a cook and waitress living in Jazz Age New Orleans, with the dream of opening her own restaurant. After a series of misadventures involving voodoo, bayou creatures, and a Maldonian prince, she eventually accomplishes her goal.

Moana

Moana Waialiki is the strong-willed daughter of a Polynesian chieftain. When fish become scarce and the coconuts begin to spoil on the island, Moana insists on exploring beyond the reef to find more fish. Finish off this cosplay by following this Moana makeup guide.

Ariel The Little Mermaid

Ariel is a rebellious mermaid princess who has a fascination with the human world. She strikes a deal with Ursula the seawitch to transform her into a human after she falls for Prince Eric. If you’d rather walk than swim, you can always opt for the skirt instead of the mermaid tail.

Princess Jasmine

The life of a princess isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be. Jasmine longs to explore the city beyond the palace walls if only her father would let her. Along with her best friend Raja and her love interest, Aladdin, Jasmine eventually finds happiness and true love along with a little adventure. Put the final touches on this cosplay by following this Princess Jasmine makeup tutorial.

Belle

When she’s not sticking her nose in a book, you’ll find sweet Belle day dreaming about far away places. Before becoming a full-fledged princess, Belle stayed locked away in a castle chipping away at the Beast’s cold heart. If you’re lucky, you may find her dancing and singing with the cutlery and tableware.