When it comes to French gamines, Brigitte Bardot probably invented the very term. The original street waif with an added dose of come-hither sultriness, Bardot was an unassuming sex symbol. Between her "just rolled out of bed" hair and smoky cat eyes, she made men weak in the knees wherever she walked.
In this video, we learn how to apply makeup to look like a cheap slut. First, apply black eyeliner to the entire eyelid and up to the creases in the eye. After this, take your finger and smudge the liner up to your eyebrows. Next, take a bright blue eyeshadow and brush it all over the eyelid up to the eye creases. Next, take a light blue eye shadow and apply it as a highlight underneath the brows. Brush a dark blue shadow on the crease of the eye, then blend it on the outer edge of the eye. A...
In this tutorial, we learn how to fix false lashes when the ends detach. First, when you are applying glue to the lashes, make sure you get the end corners so you can prevent them detaching. If this does happen, use a small stick from a beauty supply store and place some eyelash glue onto the tip. After this, place the glue onto the part that has become detached. Push it down so it sticks onto the skin securely, then use some black eyeliner to cover up any glue marks that you may have made. T...
Make-up artist/costume extraordinaire, Kandee Johnson amazingly recreates the look of the evil witch from 101 Dalmations, Cruella De Vil! In his tutorial, Kandee teaches an important skill in a lot of costume make-up application: how to erase your eyebrows.
If you really want to get into the spooktastic spirit of Halloween then there's no better costume to ellicit frights and sometimes "ews" than Beetlejuice, the "bio-exorcist" from the movie of the same name.
"True Blood" hottie Alexander Skarsgard is handsomely distracting in any scene he enters, but even his gorgeousness wasn't enough to pry our eyes away from Lady Gaga's outrageous Minnie Mouse inspired getup in her music video for "Paparazzi."
In this tutorial, we learn how to remove red lipstick. First, make sure you have makeup remover for eyes and lips. First, grab the makeup remover and dab it onto a cotton pad. Next, start rubbing the cotton pad on your lips. Use several different cotton pads and keep rubbing until all of the lipstick is gone. Next, you will be able to add powder onto your lips to keep them healthy and moisturized. If there is a little bit of stain on your lips, don't worry because the stain will keep a light ...
Usually we think that Halloween means dressing up in your spookiest, creepiest attire and scaring the living daylights out of friends and family. But you can be pretty too! Check out this makeup tutorial to learn how to create an exotic Arabian princess makeup look.
Want an extra creepy and gritty costume for this Halloween? Make yourself look like you have slashed wrists! This tutorial uses Cinema Secrets slashed wrists kit, and shows you how to apply it for the maximum creepy impact at your next party.
Red Bull isn't the only thing that gives you wings. In fact, you can don a pair of wings yourself by painting on winged cat liner on your eyelids. Winged liner is a coveted makeup look because it helps to lengthen and enlarge small eyes, make close set eyes appear farther apart, creates the illusion of more eyelashes, and gives you a sultry siren look. For such a simple tool it produces amazing, face-changing results.
Revlon Color stay foundation is a great makeup that can be applied easily for a flawless look! Follow the instructional tutorial and learn how to apply this makeup evenly for the best results possible. The easiest way to apply this foundation is using a damp sponge. Take the foundation and apply it directly onto the damp sponge. Then apply a light layer all over your face. Make sure that you blend the foundation into your neck as well. The best way to cover acne scars or active breakouts is b...
The Red Riding Hood movie by Catherine Hardwicke is a decidedly dark take on the story, which is pretty dark to begin with. This presents great opportunities for dark, sensual makeup both in the film and on your though, should you decide to watch this video and try out this dark, almost Victorian makeup take on Red Riding Hood.
In this five and a half minute video tutorial the host Dana Lajeunesse, "the MAMA of Makeup," conveys to viewers how to put on make up in fashion to look like the character Blind Mag from the rock opera "Repo." Throughout the video Dana covers various steps and methods for applying makeup in different ways in order to have a near perfect result. She covers topics such as what types of makeup to use and how to apply it. Most of the makeup is applied around the eyes so viewers should be prepare...
Most girls dress up only one way during Halloween: With a suitably colored bra (green for a leprechaun, pink for a bunny, for instance) and teeny mini skirt in a matching shade, plus some sort of headpiece so people don't just think they're hookers.
Description: How to cover or conceal your eyebrows in two different ways. - First brush your eyebrow hairs down and with a glue stick cover the brow. Brush the hairs to their normal place again.
Sharon Connolly, Image Consultant, demonstrates how to create a fabulous smoky eyes look. Start by brushing a very light color over the eyelid area from the lashes to the brow, accenting the inner corner of the eye. Then apply a brown shadow from the lashes to just above the crease of the eye. Take a very light shadow and brush it above that and blend it in. With an angled brush draw underneath the lower lashes with the brown shadow.
Luminess Air trainer, John (head makeup artist for Desperate Housewives) teaches Hollywood secret for mature skin. Learn how to erase 15 years in 10 minutes while airbrushing to get a natural younger look. Airbrushing is easy and this lesson goes into deep Hollywood secrets on looking younger.
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, was created in 1981 by Cassandra Peterson. She was the hostess of a local Hollywood horror movie show that became nationally syndicated. Elvira was the first horror host to be nationally syndicated, first person to be broadcast in 3-D on TV, and first female celebrity to do a national beer campaign and market her own beer.
Finally, here's a quick tutorial on how you can mix your own homemade mixing medium! It's quick, easy and inexpensive. The challenge is finding glycerin, but its out there.
In this tutorial, you can learn to apply a common runway makeup look aka "Panda Eyes." Products used:
What would "Star Wars" be without its infamous red-faced villain, Darth Maul? True, we never thought he was the prettiest character in the "Star Wars" franchise (that title still goes to hottie Natalie Portman as Princess Amidala), but he had some pretty cool makeup going on.
Want something that goes beyond just a simple pair of devil horns? Make it look like the horns have bloodily and messily sprouted through your forehead! This is a quick and easy tutorial you can use for a creepy, demonic effect.
Despite being well known as the Era of Homogenously Bad Taste, the '80s have recently been referenced by high end designers (think Marc Jacobs), movies (think "Sex and the City 2"), and makeup artists (think the strong fuchsia lips that are in right now).
Jersey Shore's pickle-loving, drunken little ball of fun has captured the affection of many, as well as a fair share of haters. According to today's Wall Street Journal, Snooki and other Jersey Shore characters have surpassed Lady Gaga in popularity for Halloween costumes of 2010. Go Snook. (Not too surprising. For lots of ladies out there, the more revealing the costume, the better.)
Emma Watson, who plays Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" series, is actually a lot like the character she embodies. Both are quite intelligent (Watson just finished her freshman year at Brown), strong, and independent, and both rely on minimal makeup to enhance their features.
Today we show you how to apply eye decals or eye liner stickers. Applying Eye Decals is So Easy A Guy Could Do It!
This tutorial video will teach you to make your very own mixing medium for makeup from materials you can get at home.
You've seen snakeskin purses, snakeskin printed scarves, and maybe even snakeskin eyeshadow decals. But snakeskin lips? Now that's a new one.
Hey dolls! I have to share the secret of Copper peptides with you all. I don't know why it's taken me so long to jump on this band wagon because the science and studies behind the product are amazing!
In this video, we learn how to transform into a witch doctor for Halloween. Start by using a white foundation all over the face, avoiding the eye and eyebrow areas. After this, apply bronzer to the cheekbones. Next, apply a black or dark brown color on the entire eyes, smudging it on the edges. Next, apply brown lipstick on the lips and mark lines with black paint on it. When done with this, start to draw a tribal design on the chi, then underneath the nose. Define the cheekbones further with...
Go beyond the broomstick and pointy hat! Use the Cinema Secrets special effects prosthetics and makeup collection to make yourself look like a warty, scary witch. This is a perfect way to make an impact with a traditional Halloween costume.
Back in the '20s and '30s when all Hollywood cinema - and photographs - were in black and white, actresses had to pile on the makeup. Specifically, heavy contouring of the eyes and cheekbones was important in order for those features to pop out in an otherwise flat photograph, as was getting a dark shade of lipstick for luscious and thick lips.
Halloween is only a few weeks away, which means it's time to start planning your Halloween costume. If you're going with something more frightening this Halloween (think ghouls, ghosts, monsters, zombies), then don't even think about leaving your crypt without a face besmirched by bloody scars!
If you want to create the type of makeup look where the makeup IS the costume for Halloween, then look no further than this video. You'll be guided step by step through creating a facial prosthetic from latex. This prosthetic can be shaped any way you want to form rotting flesh for a zombie costume, scars and wounds, even bullet holes.
If you can't find the perfect glittery eyeshadow in just the shade you want, you can make your own! This quick tutorial shows you how to combine cosmetics to whip up a batch of sparkly, glittery eyeshadow in whatever color you want.
In this tutorial, we learn how to apply Tm Burton inspired Edward Scissorhands makeup. Start off by applying scar wax on the face to create realistic scars. Then, apply Revlon Colorstay Foundation in Ivory all over the scar. After this, apply white cream makeup all over the face, including over the scars. Use a sponge to blend this around the face. Coat this until your face is white. Then, apply white shadow over the eyelids using powder. After this, apply Ben Nye neutral set powder, then bla...
Sarah Jessica Parker is most well known for her role as Carrie Bradshaw on "Sex and the City". Sarah, thanks to her stylist Patricia Field, is one of Hollywood's biggest trendsetters. Ms. Parker never leaves the house without an incredibly innovative and beautiful look.
This video shows how to do the "outer V" eyeshadow technique. All you will need are 2 shadows (1 medium/light and one dark), eyeliner, and mascara. First you must prime your lid using an eyeshadow primer or cream shadow. Now take the lighter shadow and cover the entire eye area in it, concentrating it on the lid. Next take the darker color and put it on your crease brush. Apply the shadow to the center of the crease, and blend a little of it inward, but focus most of the color on the outside ...
Whether you are dressing up for Halloween or just feel like having a really elaborate "Star Wars" viewing party on a Saturday night, check out this tutorial. In this two part video, you will learn how to create a cinema quality Yoda makeup look for any occasion. So, follow along and be amazed at the tranformation you are only minutes away from creating!
Kitana is hands-down the sexiest female member of the "Mortal Kombat" clan. She's basically a female ninja, wearing a bandana over her face and a slinky ninja-inspired costume. She also carries a very coquettish and feminine fan, which disarms her challengers to let her kick some ass.