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.
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.
To make lip gloss look like fake blood you will need a tub of red eyeshadow, clear lip gloss, black eyeliner and red lip liner pencil. First dab a little bit of lip gloss onto your hand. Color red lip liner around the lip gloss blob. Then, flake the red eye shadow into the mixture and stir it up. Add a little bit of black eyeliner or mascara for a darker color. Apply the fake makeup blood to your desired area by caking it on. You can also use your black eyeliner to provide a wound shading bas...
Here's a quick video on how to fix makeup brush fly-aways or bristle curling.
Eyebrows are made to frame your eyes. See how well-shaped and defined eyebrows creates a huge difference to one's face? Yeah, but most of the time, girls experience a hard time creating the perfect outline that would complement their eye shape and defining while making it look even is another story. This tutorial will help you (if you are experiencing eyebrow hurrahs as well) :
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.
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...
Make-up artist/costume extraordinaire, Kandee Johnson amazingly recreates the look of the evil witch from 101 Dalmations, Cruella De Vil! In his tutorial, Kandee teaches an important skill in a lot of costume make-up application: how to erase your eyebrows.
"You're lucky, he's lucky, I'm lucky, we're all lucky!" If you're quick to spot who said this great line in the ultimate 1975 cult classic, "Rocky Horror Picture Show" then you will enjoy this tutorial. In this makeup lesson, learn how to steal the look of the character Magenta (played by the amazing Patricia Quinn) with the help of makeup and hair created by a Fashion Face expert.
Learn the right way of Applying Eye Shadow using a sponge tip applicator, as shown in this video. Begin by applying a little eye primer over the eye lids, to ensure the make up stays longer. Spread it evenly using a brush or your finger tips. Always take a light shade (Bisque by MAC used in this video) of an eye shadow first onto a sponge tip applicator. Dust off the excess. Press and dab the color over the brow area. Blend it in to soften the edges. Next, choose any two dark shades, which ma...
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.
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.
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.
Hello! Today I would like to share the process of making your own natural marigold cream. The product does not contain any (artificial) chemical elements and therefore can be called natural. Step 1: Ingredients
If you really want to get into the spooktastic spirit of Halloween then there's no better costume to ellicit frights and sometimes "ews" than Beetlejuice, the "bio-exorcist" from the movie of the same name.
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.
Really we don't distinguish between dolls and creepy dolls - they're all creepy to us - but if you want to go as a particularly gnarly doll this Halloween, take a look at this makeup tutorial. The only thing scarier than a doll, of course, is a doll that's been slightly ripped apart and sewn back together with stitches.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
It doesn't need to be Halloween to wear this pretty pin-up style Dorothy costume makeup. The demonstrator in this how-to video used: MAC Eyeshadow: Brule, MAC Eyeshadow: Saddle, Urban Decay Liquid Liner: Perversion, Too Face Lash Injection Mascara, MAC #3 Lashes, MAC Red Enriched Lip Liner, MAC Classic Dame Mattine Lipstick, Clear Gloss, and MAC Red Glitter. Check out this video makeup lesson and learn how to create this Dorothy from Wizard of Oz inspired makeup look.
In this video, we learn how to do Wizard of Oz Inspired Makeup for MakeupbyTiffanyD's Co. When you are making this design, you will draw the emerald city on your right eye and then green hill around it. From there, you will draw the yellow brick road going down from your eye to the bottom of your face. The green will mimic the Wicked Witch as well. Your lips will be ruby red for Dorothy's red shoes and then create a rainbow on the other side of the face. Just apply mascara to the other side o...
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!
Want to wear a look inspired by Disney's exotic princess Jasmine from the movie Aladdin? This how-to video goes through the steps for applying a makeup look that was inspired by her. Use these cosmetics: Too Faced Shadow Insurance, MAC Teal Pigment, used wet on lid, MAC Dark Soul Pigment in crease, MAC Carbon Eyeshadow in outer crease, MAC Fascinating Eye Pencil as browbone highlight, Urban Decay Liquid Liner in Perversion, MAC Feline Kohl Power Pencil on waterline, and Ardell Faux Lashes in ...
Chances are you've seen and/or read about how to do a smoky eye in all its wonderful variations thousands of times. And by now you're probably getting sick and tired of watching the same "blend, blend, blend" instructions time after time.
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.
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.
If you want to create the type of makeup look where the makeup IS the costume for Halloween, then look no further than this video. You'll be guided step by step through creating a facial prosthetic from latex. This prosthetic can be shaped any way you want to form rotting flesh for a zombie costume, scars and wounds, even bullet holes.
This tutorial video will teach you to make your very own mixing medium for makeup from materials you can get at home.
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!
Just because Greek monster and general bully Medusa had yucky snakes slithering out of her head doesn't mean a Halloween look based on her has to be disgusting and scaly. Bring out the beautiful side of the myth by creating this gorgeous stonelike Medusa look.
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.
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.
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.
Sure, this Halloween you're going to see a lot of Lady Gaga and Snookie costumes, but it's always nice to put on a classic getup in the style of Monster Mash. We're talking your iconic green, crooked nosed witches, vampires, and of course mummies.
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.
Mystique was quite the sexy character in the recent X-Men films, decked out only in blue latex for much of the films. If you aren't afraid of a little blue on you skin, watch this video to learn how to create a perfect Mystique costume with makeup.