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.
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!
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...
Go out on the beach with confidence this summer, even if you haven't had the time to hit the gym. In this tutorial, learn a cool shortcut to six pack abs using makeup! These techniques are exactly what the stars do whenever they wear something revealing, so try this out and look like a celeb in your bikini this year!
This tutorial video will teach you to make your very own mixing medium for makeup from materials you can get at home.
Michelle Phan brings you this fun tutorial on creating anime eye makeup. For those who desire to look like an anime character. Great for halloween, or just a cute anime look.
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.
This video demonstrates how to create a fancy elf look using simple makeup techniques. This look is complimented by a pair of elf ears that can be purchased on the web. To get this look you should colors that are inspired by nature such as deep purples and greens. To create the design, use paper coasters that will provide the stencil for your look. First, lightly apply moss green eyeshadow pencil as a base on the cheek bone, on the temple, and above the eyebrow. Use your finger to blend the p...
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.
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).
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...
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:
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.
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 ...
This tutorial video will show you how to create the illusion that you have a pierced nose! This fake piercing looks great, too, if you're wanting to see how you would look with a pierced nose, ear(s), the Marilyn, etc.
Here's a quick video on how to fix makeup brush fly-aways or bristle curling.
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."
Gothic girls know how to dress. That's the easy part of being Goth. But the makeup, that's another story. Getting the best Gothic-style makeup look is something that takes tons of practice to perfect. And one of the hardest things to accomplish— Gothic eyebrows. Yes, the look simple, but can you apply them straight? Do you have what it takes? Maybe all you need is a little help— so watch this video makeup tutorial to paint the perfect Goth-style brows. The secret? A meager hair clip.
In this tutorial, learn how to create the perfect 80s look. This look is taken from the early days of the Queen of Pop, Madonna. Madonna wore this style around the time she released her debut album.
Lauren, AKA QueenofBlendingMUA has joined the ranks with the other YouTube makeup gurus. Lauren is a makeup artist with a large collection of eye makeup video tutorials. Her eye makeup look span from everyday makeup to creative, more expressive party looks. Check out this makeup tutorial video to learn how to create a coral, brown, and gold eye makeup look. Search QueenofBlendingMUA on WonderHowTo for more beauty videos.
If you've ever watched "The Nutcracker" before, then you know that one of the most whimsical and (physically) memorable characters of the ballet production is the King himself, the Nutcracker.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Who better to learn how to apply TV news makeup from than an actual TV news anchor? Emily Noel is a famous TV news anchor with several years in the biz, and she's here with this makeup tutorial to show you exactly how to get that flawless, shine-free TV anchor look you see in most news broadcasts.
Take some tips from Michelle Phan with this video on creating your own natural eye makeup remover. Stop spending the bucks when the solution is right in the kitchen cabinet.
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 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.
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...
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.
Michelle Phan replicates the entire Lady Gaga Poker Face look: hair, accessories and makeup! You don't need the blonde wig or anything, they're just for fun. The gloves are sick though! Love them. This look is great for prom, clubbing and other glamorous occasions.
Wicked is an amazing musical with two amazing main characters: Glinda and Elphaba. This makeup tutorial will show you how to make your face look just like Glinda! Pretty soon, people will see that you're a good witch just by your makeup and eyeshadow.
There are countless beauty tools, from expensive brushes that perfect your application of powder to carefully shaped smoothing pads that help you to blend your makeup. Yet hiding in your silverware drawer is a free and highly useful beauty tool that can help you create an even more sophisticated look: a spoon.
Zombies will probably not be as popular a Halloween costume as vampires or werewolves this Halloween, which means all the more chance for you to stand out and look spectacular if you're dressing up as one! If your little kid has his heart set on becoming a flesh gobbling undead then check out this Halloween makeup tutorial for creating a rotting green zombie look.
Create this soft pink and gold eye shadow look with this how to video. This light and pretty look is achieved with this following products:
Watch this how to video sequence and get some ideas on how you can label your eyeshadow palettes. Our host suggests using MS Word to create labels for your palettes.
New mom MIA looks better than ever in her new music video for "XXXO." While the singer has always been experimental with makeup, she really takes things up a notch in this video with opaque coral red lips and a smoked out silvery cat eye.
As you get older, your skin fluctuates along with hormonal changes. Whether you start incurring dryness, sun spots, or flaking, the way you do your makeup has to coordinate with your mature skin.
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.