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.
Glow-in-the-dark stars, paint, stickers, and even fabric are pretty commonplace, but glow-in-the-dark eyeshadow? Using glow-in-the-dark eyeshadow, xsparkage will show you how to craft a raver look that will truly stand out as you dance under black light.
Most of us wouldn't even think to wear bright yellow and royal purple together unless we happen to be at Staples Center cheeering the Laker's on through the NBA Finals Tournament. But these two colors, which happen to be complementary hues on the color wheel, actually make for gorgeous makeup looks.
It's hard to picture Old Hollywood stars like Marilyn Monroe and Ava Gardner without their cherry red lips and thick black liner. Thanks to these timelessly glamorous stars, the retro pin up makeup look has been prized by women for decades.
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.
Ahoy, landlubber! Next to vampires and werewolves, seafaring pirates are going to be the most popular costumes this Halloween. And luckily, you don't need to pillage or plunder in order to prove your scoundrel worthiness.
Cover brows with wax or glue stick and concealer that is a lot lighter than your skin). Place some of the much lighter concealer under your eyes. Stroke concealer all over face for an extra layer. Apply full coverage foundation. Set makeup with powder. Use something that'll look very fake when done. Add cream blush product in bronze shade. Apply with finger to warm it up; apply to cheeks, forehead & nose. Use mineral type skin highlighter all over face. Paint on eyebrows with black liquid eye...
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...
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.
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.
Of all the things that go bump in the night, zombies are the most often neglected in popular culture. We've got more vampires than we'll need for a lifetime with the Twilight yuppies, True Blood hotties, and Vampire Diaries boys, and we've got werewolves intermixed with these vamps in the movies/shows, but zombies haven't been all that big until The Walking Dead came out. And let's face it—you don't see many good-looking zombies on there.
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."
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.
Over the past few years we've had more than enough exposure to handsome werewolves (Team Jacob, anyone?), but what about beautiful, sexy werewolves? It seems we always hear about the guys but never the gals turning into these creatures of the moon.
There's a reason witches are a timeless costume costume choice worn year after year on Halloween. They're sexier than fairy costumes and far more lurid than ketchup bottle costumes.
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...
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...
Want to dress up like Rihanna for Halloween? Okay, we're totally kidding, but you should watch this special effects makeup tutorial if you're looking to wear a costume that requires facial scarring and bruising this Hallowen.
In this video, we learn how to create an Egyptian queen makeup look with a headdress. Start by padding gold shadow all over the lid, avoiding the crease area. After this, take a black eyeshadow and place it into the crease, not making it a v-shape, cutting it from the bottom of the eye. After this, apply black eyeliner to the top of the lid, going out to the side underneath the black shadow. Next, apply a silver shadow underneath the brows as a highlight. Apply black eyeliner to the bottom of...
A great way to get perfect liner all the time, every time! Taking long to design or apply your liner? Here's an easy way how.
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.
Don't let all the glamorousness of your drag queen makeup be ruined by a silly thing such as five o'clock shadow! For soirees that demand a full day's bewitchment, learn how to conceal five o'clock shadow with this tutorial.
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!
While this Catwoman Halloween makeup tutorial is directed towards recreating Michelle Pfieffer's iconic, mature Catwoman from the "Batman" movies, you can actually apply the same makeup to match any sexy Halloween costume. So whether you're going to be a sexy cop, witch, vampire, or pirate wench, this sultry makeup look will complement your costume perfectly.
This tutorial video will teach you to make your very own mixing medium for makeup from materials you can get at home.
We know dolls are supposed to be children's toys, but there's something about them that scares the living daylights out of us. Maybe, just maybe, it's those lifelike eyes that appear almost too real to be fake? That seem to follow us as we move around the room? Okay, maybe we've seen a few too many horror movies, but you have to admit there's just something off about dolls.
In this tutorial, you can learn to apply a common runway makeup look aka "Panda Eyes." Products used:
In the "Black Swan," Natalie Portman plays a veteran ballet dancer driven mad by the new young starlet in her company who threatens to usurp her place. Pretty soon, her dark and dreary mental state begins to affect her physical appearance as well.
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.
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.
Kristen Stewart is a well known tomboy who really doesn't care whether she's wearing Chanel or Target when she's out and about. But the sister knows how to glam it up big time on the red carpet and for photo shoots, where she brings out her hidden sultry, feminine side.
Often, despite your favorite makeup mecca's rows and rows of endless colors, applicators, and brands, it's hard to find the perfect shade of lipstick—especially one at the price you want. Rather than resorting to what's available in stores, turn to your stovetop and a box of crayons.
Edward Scissorhands is one of the most instantly recognizable characters in all of film, which of course makes him an ideal Halloween costume choice. Watch this video to learn how to do perfect hair and makeup to go along with a store bought Edward Scissorhands costume bought online.
Almost everything we saw in the new movie "Tron: Legacy" made our jaws drop to the floor. From the amazing light cycles which carved beams of light wherever they drove to the awesome dueling between the "programs" and user Sam, there was much coolness to be seen.
This is a great instructional video on how to apply star wars makeup. First you have to take off some glue stick to smudge on the second half of your eyebrows. Apply liquid green all over the face. Now apply yellowy green powder allover the face with a brush. Now contour bitches. Draw eye shadows with dark colors and eye brows with black color. Taper it out into a point both on the outer corners going up and in the inner corners going down, an Arabic kind of eye. Now set liner with black powd...
This makeup look imitates the makeup from Lady Marmalade of Christina Aguilera. This is the theme song of the movie Moulin Rouge.
While the demonstrator of this makeup how-to video is not herself goth, she designed this makeup look inspired by goth looks she's seen, and customized the application for Asian monolid eyes or eyes with small creases. The overall effect is created with red, black, and purple eyeshadow, some white shimmer just to catch light, and lots of eyeliner and mascara. Watch this video makeup application tutorial and learn how to apply a goth inspired look for Asian monolid eyes with small creases.
OK, so Halloween is over. However, I couldn't resist posting Michelle Phan's Sailor Moon/Manga makeup tutorial. Michelle makes incredible beauty tutorials (don't miss her Lady Gaga look!).
Natalie Portman's character in her much buzzed about movie, "Black Swan," is that of a star prima ballerina who's falling apart internally. Fearing that her power will be usurped by an up-and-coming balleria (played by Mila Kunis), her psyche slowly disintegrates and she morphs into this creepy beautiful black swan.
This video demonstrates how to create a hippie princess look with makeup. It's colorful, but still retains the natural look. Learn how to look like a natural beauty and bring out your inner hippie princess with this how-to video.