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.
For the greater population of women, luscious, volumnous curls become a reality only with time, patience, and a lot of styling gel and curling with a curling iron.
In this video, we learn how to create a hot new year look for an older woman. Start off by applying primer to the eyelids, then brush on a light gold eyeshadow to the crease of the inner eyes and below the eyebrows. Next, brush on a aqua blue eyeshadow to the entire eyelid, followed by a sparkly blue eyeshadow on top of it. Next, brush a purple color on the outer edge of the eyes and inside the outer crease of the eyes. After this, apply black eyeliner to the bottom of the eye and the top. Th...
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.
Kim Kardashian's star just keeps on rising, and that is largely due to her beauty. In this tutorial, learn how to create the same look that Kim wears most often on yourself! If you are inspired by Kim's glamour and want an everyday red carpet ready look, this is the style for you!
Lady Gaga's Coke can curls may have stolen the spotlight in the telephone call scene in her music video for "Telephone," but her Madonna-inspired brows and sexy lined eyes were just as bold and daring.
Jealous of thin as a rail models with those chiseled, sculpted cheekbones so sharp they could grate cheese? You need not be. We normal folk can look just as defined and ready to strut our thangs down the runway by learning how to contour our faces.
Uma Thurman's character Mia Wallace from "Pulp Fiction" is one of cinema's most iconic faces. Every single person who has seen Quentin Tarentino's masterpiece remembers Mia's dance scene with John Travolta or the part where she gets the giant needle to the chest. This character is bold, beautiful and perfectly pulp.
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.
Um, why WOULDN'T you want to be a Greek goddess for Halloween? Yeah, we know that you probably have a zillion different costume ideas clogging the cloud, from sexy pirate wench to sexy angel, but whereas those costumes are just slutty (sorry, had to say it), a Greek goddess costume has class, history, and oh yeah, a super euphoric glow.
The two sides of your face are more like sisters than twins, and the same thing goes with eyebrows. Though it's not possible to achieve a perfect double of one brow on the other side (sometimes the angle will be off, or one will be thicker than the other), there are steps you can take to even them out.
Fake nails can be such a pain in the butt. Yeah, they look good when they're on (they're one of the few things that look perfect when we wake up, unlike our face and hair), but removing them inevitably leaves nail scratches, stubby, ugly nails, and causes pain.
"That 70s Show" star Mila Kunis has grown into quite a gorgeous young woman, and never fails to sport perfectly groomed brows and sheer though flattering makeup when she's on the red carpet.
In this video, we learn how to get a classy rich makeup look with Shar Connolly. You will first do your foundation, using a brush to make a matte look on your face. Use a concealer under the eyes to cover and dark circles. Next, grab a coffee eye pencil and eye line your upper and lower lids. When finished, color your entire lid with the same pencil, making the line darker on the top of the lid. Now, use a brush to mix in the color all over and give it a smudged look. Next, pat a light eyesha...
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.
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 ...
This is a recreation of a signature 3D smokey eye look. False eyelashes for this look are recommended. The cosmetic products used to create this look are Bare Escentuals mineral foundation, MAC Studio Finish concealer NW15, Bobbi Brown Peony shimmerbrick, ArtDeco eyeshadow base, MAC Beigeing Shadestick
Watch this instructional cosmetics video to create a retro 1960's makeup look for dark skin. You will need some good old fashioned liquid eyeliner and silver eye shadow. Don't forget long false eyelashes. This 1960's go-go look is absolutely authentic and fabulous look for African American women.
Dip into the sultriness of Arabic women with this Fall look that's sure to drop jaws. It's a smokey Arabic-style look with vivid purples and reds. It's the perfect autumn makeup look when wearing dark colors. Watch this video for the step-by-step instructions for applying this eye makeup, and check out the products used below.
Black and brown smokey eyes are so last season. Kick it with the fashion forward elite by injecting some spring in your facial beautifying routine.
This beauty video demonstrates how to create a Mila Kunis makeup look.
Unfortunately for the greater portion of gals who live in or close to cities, we aren't blessed with idyllic, wide open spaces filled with green meadows, wildflowers, and perfect clouds in a perfect white sky. Uncommercialized or used spaces are hard to find, which is why getting a taste of green scenery is so important for our well being (it's easy to feel overwhelmed by city life!).
In this video clip series, our expert will explain the use of fake (false) eyelashes, how to apply them, the types of glue needed for false eyelash application, as well as tips and techniques for trimming false eyelashes.
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...
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.
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 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...
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...
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.
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.
Fun for halloween or any special occassion, add flare, glitz, and glamour to your makeup using rhinestones, sequins, or beads!
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!
This tutorial video will teach you to make your very own mixing medium for makeup from materials you can get at home.
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.
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.
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!
Learn how you can create this beautiful orange and gold eye makeup look with this tutorial. The following products were used: Loreal Hip eyeshadow duo in Flare, MAC Vanilla eyeshadow, MAC Solar White eyeshadow, MAC Soft Brown eyeshadow, Benefit Gilded pencil, Loreal HiP Color Truth Cream liner in Black, MAC Carbon eyeshadow, CG Lashblast mascara in very black, Benefit 10 and
Smokey eyes get a rep for being a nighttime makeup look, the ultimate transformative tool to go from clean and conservative to sultry and sexy. But they don't have to be reserved just for nighttime activities.
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.
Sure, princesses are pretty and always get the prince. But they're so naive and innocent and innocence is no fun. Have a little fun this Halloween by dressing up as the infamously evil sea witch Ursula from "A Litt'e Mermaid."