Neutral eyeshadows don't necessarily equal a boring, blah everyday look. In fact, neutral shadows in taupe, gold, and gray make fantastic backdrops for more dramatic eye embellishments like liquid liner and false lashes.
The inspiration behind Gwen Stefani's Harajuku Girls fragrance, real Harajuku girls are gals from the Harajuku region of Japan who dress up all crazy like in the Lolita, Ganguro, or Cosplay styles.
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...
For any hard eyeshadow that has broken in its well, this technique displays how to fix and make your eyeshadow good as new and easy to use again. Move all the eyeshadow powder out of the eye shadow dish and into a new container and break it all up into a fine powder. Using any type of alcohol (she uses vodka) and mix the eye shadow until it forms a paste. You then would put the alcohol mixture back in the original dish and then press down on the dish with a coin covered in a cloth soaked in a...
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...
Kryolan makeup is highly pigmented makeup used for face painting and high intensity color. This video makeup application tutorial demonstrates how to use Kryolan makeup to get the effect you're going for. Maybe you're goth, or maybe you just want a look regular makeup can't achieve, but either way check out Kryolan makeup.
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!
Shading, whether it's for eyeshadow, blush, or bronzer, is one of the indispensible makeup skills you'll be using for the rest of your makeup doing career.
This how-to video from makeup master Judy demonstrates a pretty bridal look inspired by Carried Underwood. She used mostly MAC cosmetics, specifically URBAN DECAY primer potion, MAC "girl friendly" paint pot, MAC "shore leave" E/S, MAC "cork" E/S, MAC "handwritten" E/S, MAC "rice paper" E/S, LOREAL intense liner, REVLON "frilly white" colorstay pencil eyeliner, RIMMEL waterproof mascara, FACEFRONT COSMETICS survival paint primer, MAC "handwritten" E/S, BEAUTIQUE "natural" lip liner, MAC "2N" ...
This video is about how to apply glitter dust. So the first step that you will have to do is to add two to three drops of activator in the glitter dust which helps stick the glitters on the eyelids. Then the next step is to carefully pat the glitter on the eyelid. Just slowly spread the glitters all over the eyelid and remember to follow the eye shape. Then the next thing that you will have to do is to apply the same process in the other eye. Carefully apply the glitter dust on the eyelid fol...
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.
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.
We have nothing against pirate costumes, but after seeing the 1,000 one on Halloween the look gets a little tired, yar? Embrace the pirate spirit of plundering without going the trite route of the pirate costume by dressing up as a treasure chest this Halloween.
Want to look like a superhero? Check out this very helpful beauty video for all of you who have troubles with makeup every now and then. Xsparkage shows you how to create the Incredible Hulk makeup look. Don't be afraid, it will be awesome!
Looking for a dramatic eye shadow look? Try this unique color combination by applying pink and blue eye shadows using MAC cosmetics.
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
Dark under eye circles: One of the most common beauty complaints by women. Learn how to get rid of those cruel dark circles with help from professional makeup artist, Joanna Schlip. By staying hydrated, treating allergies, and applying a cream concealer that is two shades lighter than your face foundation, your under eye circles are sure to slowly fade. Get more free advice from an expert inside this video!
Learn how to apply make up in order to remove a bump and straighten out an un-even nose. Plastic surgery without the surgery.
"Harajuku" might sound slightly familiar to you - Gwen Stefani used the word to name her "Harajuku Girls" fashion and perfume line. But other than the cutesy little Japanese dancers she had during her tour and lots of bright clothing and makeup, what is a Harajuku girl exactly?
If you're a Little Monster, than surely you've seen the single cover art for Lady Gaga's new hit "Born This Way". On the cover, she looks as crazy as ever, and in this makeup tutorial, you'll learn how to mimic the look, right up to the protruding horns. Surely, this is a look for the stage and not one you're likely to wear outside on a normal day—but it's fun to play around with and perfect—Gaga-style!
During the holiday season, we're surrounded by naturally vibrant, jewel-toned colors. From your robust evergreen Christmas tree to the sparkling purple and red ornaments on it, bright and bold make the holidays beautiful.
Being a zombie is so fun and perfectly gnarly for Halloween. Yeah, vampires are hot and werewolves are literally hot (mmm, Taylor Lautner), but zombies eat flesh. How cool is that?
It may seem weird at first to glue someone else's hair onto your eyes and show them off as your own, but sometimes, when your wimpy lashes need a little VTEC, false eyelashes are the best way to go to beef them up.
Let your ingenuity shine through by creating just about any color makeup to go with your smashing Halloween costume.
No one's done glam quite like those boys from KISS. Gene Simmons is the inspiration for the high drama eye makeup in this video. Watch, follow along with this video makeup application tutorial and learn how to create a Gene Simmons dark glam make up 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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 ...
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.
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.