Now that you have hit your 30s, it is the perfect time to begin a new skin care routine and try some different makeup styles. Smokey eye
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.
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).
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.
Here's a quick video on how to fix makeup brush fly-aways or bristle curling.
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.
Fun for halloween or any special occassion, add flare, glitz, and glamour to your makeup using rhinestones, sequins, or beads!
In this tutorial, we learn how to apply Jack Skellington skull Halloween makeup. Start off by applying black eyeliner around your eyes on both the top and the bottom in thick lines. From here, draw a circle around the eyes with black paint and then draw a white circle around the face. Next, fill the white circle completely in with white paint. Now, fill in the black circles with black paint until it's completely finished. Then, use a thin brush to paint on the smile with black and draw on sti...
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 ...
Don't adjust ye goggles - that is indeed Kandee the makeup artist garbed as the marauding swain Jack Sparrow from Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean."
"Tron: Legacy" may have not been the most plot-driven movie out there, nor will it be an Oscar contender, but cinematography-wise it was truly a feast for the eyes. One of our favorite video game characters from the movie was Gem, one of the sirens who suit Sam up for the games.
Are you a true "True Blood" fan? Then you probably recognize this evil vixen makeup look as that of Lorena, AKA Bill's maker, from the hit HBO series.
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!
Create a 80's funky rock chick goth inspired makeup look with the makeup tutorial from Lauren Luke, aka Panacae81.
You'll be the queen of the jungle once you don this sexy and cute lioness makeup look for Halloween. This makeup look is a costume in itself, with a cute pink black nose and incredibly large eyes with mega thick lashes and sharp feline tearducts.
What happened to those carefree days in our childhood when we didn't care how we looked and slapped on our mother's makeup, completely out of the lines, drawing and doodling on our face just because it was fun? These days, putting on makeup is all about making impressions. Going to the office? Slap on some neutral, non-intimindating shadow and pretty but not too sexy lipstick. Going to the club? Go a bit smokier with the eyes to try outdo all the other girls there and get the guy.
We're addicted to "True Blood." And, if we're going to be honest here, it's not just because the show has labyrinthine plot lines and exciting vampire vs. human vs. werewolf action. With hot chicks and hot guys, the show seems to be a breeding ground of good looks. And we're not complaining.
Go for a bug theme this Halloween! This Halloween makeup tutorial demonstrates how to apply a fun bumblebee costume makeup look. Be a queen be this Halloween. Enjoy!
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...
This video shows you a great idea to organize your lip glosses or lipsticks. You can put it on a frame stand, or add a ribbon to hang on a wall. Here you'll find a great way to transform a 99-cent place mat that will organize your lip glosses instead of just thrown in the drawer.
This video illustrate us how to conceal under eye puffiness and bags. Here are the following steps:
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.
Everyone remembers the beloved transvestite Frank-n-Furter from the 1975 cult classic, "Rocky Horror Picture Show". Played by the brilliant Tim Curry he will remain an influence on fashion, makeup & hair. "Give yourself over to absolute pleasure," Frank-N-Furter famously said, so why not give yourself a pleasurable makeup makeover? In this makeup tutorial, learn how to apply Frank-n-Furter makeup & hair - perfect for Halloween or any masquerade ball.
Live on the edge and kick up your beauty routine a notch to create a look that will drive your parents crazy! Create an edgy, rock 'n' roll makeup look with help from this makeup tutorial hosted by Goldie Starling. Stop hiding behind a boring and safe makeup routine and take your face to a brand new level! Products used to complete this look include the following:
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...
What gender did you assume the person in the thumbnail for this video was when you first saw it? If you said man, you are a liar. This is an amazing male to female makeup transformation, and in this video you'll learn how to apply it to yourself, with adjustments for your face of course.
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.
Even decades later, the Evil Queen from "Snow White" still remains one of the creepiest and nastiest animated villains out there. Not only did she poison our favorite heroine, Snow White, but her long, wart infested nose gave us the heebie jeebies.
This video gives an awesome makeup tutorial for the Queen of Hearts from Tim Burton's version of "Alice in Wonderland". In Burton's film, Helena Bonham Carter plays the vicious Red Queen, a character not to be messed with. Even at Halloween. Also, you'll get some costume ideas to help compete your Queen of Hearts costume. See how to transform yourself with all of the following products:
The makeup artist Julia presents this tutorial in partnership with VSP vision care in order to demonstrate makeup tips for people wearing glasses or contact lens.
We've all been there! You either drop your lipstick or had a lipstick swatch transfer onto your clothes. Chances are you just happened to be wearing white too! In this video I show you a simple way to take care of the problem using white vinegar, baking soda and clear dish soap. Which means you are using less harsh chemicals ( I now use a clear dish soap that is made with organic and natural ingredients) So forget bleach or a stain remover pen! I've found that bleach can leave a yellow stain ...
Artemis is one multitasking goddess. In Greek mythology, she is the goddess of the hunt, wilderness, wild animals, and virginity. She was a mother goddess of sorts, always yielding a a bow and arrows in case any of her precious animals or plants got hurt.
Youtube Makeup diva Julie G gives us another installment in her glamorous makeup tutorials. Whether you're new to makeup application or you're a practiced hand, Julie's style ideas and tips are sure to give you some inspiration. This look is based on Britney Spears's makeup in the "Circus" makeup look, and can be recreated with these makeup supplies: Urban Decay Primer Potion, MAC: Time and Space, MAC: Swiss Chocolate, MAC: Dark Edge, MAC: Carbon, Jordana Easy Liner For Eyes: Brown Suede, Urb...
Watch this instructional cosmetics video to apply cream, orange and brown eye shadow over a white base for a an elegant autumnal effect. You will need MAC paintpot soft ochre, MAC eyeshadows - mylar, bamboo, espresso, rule
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.
Sometimes shopping at old department stores or thrift shops can lead you to a gold mine of possibility. Everything there can either be worn for its intended purpose or it can be altered to fit what you think it could be. In this case, taking a long skirt and transforming it into a beautoful stylish dress. So sit back and find out how to make one of many stylished dresses. Enjoy!
Think you might like to dress like Playboy Bunny in the tradition of Debbie Harry this Halloween? Let this Halloween how-to be your guide. In it, you'll find detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to achieve a convincing and eye-catching Playboy Bunny look.
The first thing to do to prepare to apply your drag queen makeup look is to pin back all your hair so it is not in your face. Make sure your face is clean before applying make up. Begin by applying pear soap to your eyebrows with a small brush. Brush on your neutral powder. Paint over your eyebrows so it looks like they are not there. Apply powder to blend in. Use eye-shadow to trace just above your eyeball. Use an eyebrow pencil to draw new eyebrows that have a higher arc than your natural o...
Twilight, that steamy, dreamy love story between teen Bella and heartthrob vampire, Edward Cullen. This love story is based on a series of vampire novels (Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn) by Stephenie Meyer. True love, handsome boy, and vampire danger = perfect teen love story. Who's your favorite Twilight character? This makeup tutorial demonstrates how to create Bella Swan's makeup, based on the actress Kristin Stewart in the Twilight movie.