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...
Here's a quick, easy, and safe way of depotting your favorite eyeshadow or blush without burning your fingers or inhaling toxic fumes from melting plastic. Remember, safety first- so be careful when handling sharp objects.
In this two-part tutorial, learn how to make a homemade, preservative-free refresher spray to set your makeup after application. Hosted by Koren of EnKoreMakeup, part one shows us what goes into making the mixture: Distilled water, glycerine, a tea bag, cucumber, rose water, and essential oils: tea tree, rose, rosemary, sage, lavender, & lemon oil. (Oils can be found at Coastal Scents.) In part two, Koren shows us how to combine these ingredients to make the refreshing, makeup setting spray.
This lady sure won't bug you, or anyone who lays eyes on your adorable costume. With just the right about of cuteness and sexiness, this ladybug makeup look makes your skin glow with bright red lips and a flush right at the temples.
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...
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.
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...
There's something so eerily creepy about clowns. We know they're supposed to be the center of children's birthday parties and are meant to be jesters, but their snarling mouths, bulbous red nose, and creepy eye makeup make us shiver.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This tutorial video will teach you to make your very own mixing medium for makeup from materials you can get at home.
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.
Girls always want they don't have. We know lots of girls with freckles who prefer to cover them up, which there are those of us who wish we had a few cute ginger spots on our faces.
In this tutorial, learn how to perform the PacMan arm wave and make your body look like it's turned to rubber! This dance was created by Phillip "PacMan" Cbeeb and is one of the coolest there is.
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.
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.
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 terms of Halloween costume popularity, we think dressing up as Snooki from "Jersey Shore" only falls behind going as a vampire and as Lady Gaga. After all, the Jersey gal has a whole lotta fun personality and personal style to work with.
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.
Fun for halloween or any special occassion, add flare, glitz, and glamour to your makeup using rhinestones, sequins, or beads!
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 shimmery turquoise blue eye makeup look. Search QueenofBlendingMUA on WonderHowTo for more beauty videos.
Boop-boop-be-doop indeed. In this vide you'll learn how to do really cute Betty Boop makeup and hair that will make your Betty Boop Halloween costume (or other costume, we don't discriminate) absolutely boopalicious. Note: your eyebrows will be halfway up your forehead.
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.
In this tutorial, get the makeup look from the highly anticipated third part in the "Twilight" movie series: "Eclipse". Kristen Stewart plays Bella Swan, the lovesick heroine of the series. In this clip, duplicate Kristen's look as Bella and get a dewey, romantic and soft style.
Anyone in the world of makeup knows who Pat McGrath is. The world renowned makeup artist recently did the makeup for a catwalk for designer Roberto Caballi, and instead of taking the usual black smokey eyes look, she went for a new trend this season— BROWN! In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a bold and beautiful brown smokey eyes look, great for the autumn and winter months.
It's important to remember that when you are on stage, you will need to exaggerate your makeup. This will help make your eyes pop and ensure that the audience can see your face. Follow along with this tutorial and get great tips on how to decorate your face for any star making performance!
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!
Here's a quick video on how to fix makeup brush fly-aways or bristle curling.
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!
Too busy (or lazy) for regular exercise? Here's a way you can create faux abs using makeup.
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!
Many stage productions will require exaggerated eyelashes. The fake lashes make your eyes stand out, even from far away. You can use these lashes for anything from dance competitions to acting performances to Halloween to a night out!
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.
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.
Gwen Stefani famously said that her makeup and fashion look is a hybrid between '50s pin up and chola. While cholas get a bad rep for going a wee too crazy with the eyeliner, brow liner, and lipliner (black-rimmed lips filled in with nude lipstick? Not attractive), they do their smokey eyes well and for some, red lipstick is practically a uniform.
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!
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 Alice Cullen's makeup, based on the actress Ashley Greene, in the Twilight movie.