Making yourself look like a boy requires considering the type of boy style of dress and hair that you wish to attain. This helps you complete a boy look from head to toe that is convincing. Whether interested in dressing like a boy temporarily as a costume, or wanting to change your sexual identity, you can accomplish the task by minimizing your female attributes. Shortening your hair and wearing boy clothes and accessories will help pull the boy look together.
Things You'll Need
- Boy clothing
- Sports bra
- Boy hairdo
- Boy accessories
Look through magazines to find a boy clothing style that you like; such as preppy, punk, skater or grunge. Write a list of clothing that caters to your preferred style.
Purchase cardigans, collared shirts, ties and regular fit jeans or khaki pants and loafers or boat shoes to create the preppy style. Select tighter T-shirts, black skinny boy jeans, metal-studded belts and collars and black boots or sneakers to create the punk look. Choose baggy jeans, over-sized T-shirts, hooded sweatshirts, flannels and skateboarding sneakers to finish the skater or grunge motif.
Visit a hair salon and provide the stylist with a picture of a hairstyle that corresponds to the style of clothing you chose. Ask for a side-swept cut above the ears to create the preppy look; get spikes to finish off the punk style or request a buzz cut or messy shag to create the skater or grunge effect. Purchase a wig in one of the styles, if you are temporarily making yourself look like a boy.
Wear a sports bra to flatten your breasts and create the appearance of a boy's chest.
Remove makeup, nail polish and girlish jewelry or accessories such as dangle or hoop earrings and purses. Add boyish accessories such as a men's wrist or pocket watch, money clip, wallet, baseball cap, trucker hat and backpack.
- Photo Credit Jupiterimages/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images
What Does a Baby Look Like at 3 Months in the Womb?
During pregnancy, a baby takes approximately nine months to grow from a fertilized egg into a little human being. Month by month,...
How to Dress Like a Rudeboy
Dust off your dapper duds, ska kids -- the rudie style is back. Twist traditional formal wear styles to staight-up stick it...
How to Look Like a Powerpuff Girl for Halloween
How to Look Like a Powerpuff Girl for Halloween. The Powerpuff Girls are little bundles of high energy. Given their fancy footwork...
How to Make Your Hair Look Good on a Bad Hair Day
Whether it's due to the heat or humidity, every woman has had the bad hair days. You know you're having a bad...
How to Make a Cartoon Icon of Myself
There are many different ways to represent yourself online today. One of these ways is to have icons or avatars online. These...
How to Make Yourself Look Like a Doll in Photoshop
If you think you can't look any more adorable than you look now, try using Photoshop to create a doll version of...
The Best Hairstyles for Women With Baby Fine Hair
Fine hair can sometimes seem unmanageable and leave you feeling frustrated. Luckily, there are many ways to fix this problem. Fine hair...
Clothing Styles for Teenage Boys in the 1980s
The 1980s saw the waning days of the Cold War, the birth of the video game console and the rise of musical...