Michael Jackson's musical legacy will be sorely missed and greatly remembered. Commemorate this talented artist by dressing up as him for Halloween. But don't just buy a Michael Jackson costume, don a wig, and call it a day (or a night).
When it comes to French gamines, Brigitte Bardot probably invented the very term. The original street waif with an added dose of come-hither sultriness, Bardot was an unassuming sex symbol. Between her "just rolled out of bed" hair and smoky cat eyes, she made men weak in the knees wherever she walked.
It doesn't take much to assemble a convincing Halloween costume. While classic pin up girls like Marilyn Monroe and Ava Gardner were as well known for their curves as for their excessive makeup chair times, the type of makeup they did - cat eyeliner, flushed cheeks, and red lips - is actually really easy to achieve.
Dolls give us the heebie jeebies. Like gnomes, they have this lifelike look to them and to their eyes that's almost TOO lifelike, like the kind where they'll come alive at night and slash your throat (okay, maybe that's just us).
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.
In this tutorial, we learn how to apply zombie or "dead girl" makeup for Halloween. First, brush on white to create scars on the face, covering them with green over the entire face. After this, make the scars black and red on the inside to make them look more realistic. Now, apply blue in a circle around your eyes and on the outside nostrils of your nose. Darken up the blue with a dark blue on the bottom lid and in the crease of the eye as well. Darken the eyebrows with black and apply the sa...
The trouble with wearing makeup looks inspired by Halloween is there is a VERY fine line between festive and tacky. For instance, painting teeny little candy corns all over your face? Tacky. But painting a glittery candy corn inspired eye look with white, yellow, and orange on your eyelids? Very seasonally pretty.
Even though the film has been out for 4 years now, and Antoinette for over 200, there's no reason why you should dress up like Marie Antoinette for Halloween, just like Kirsten Dunst from the movie. If you're interesting, this two-part tutorial will show you how to apply the makeup and style your hair for your upcoming Halloween bash.
In this video, we learn how to apply the Mad Hatter Johnny Depp costume makeup with Kandee. Start off by applying white makeup to the face so your skin color doesn't show through. Once this is covering your face completely, take a light blue pencil and apply it to the eyelids up until you reach the crease. After this, apply powder blue shadow over the top of it as well. Apply pink shadow underneath the eyes until you reach the top of the cheek. Brush a purple shadow in the lower lash line bru...
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.
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.
Any good makeup artist will tell you both that good makeup starts with good skin and mature/older women look much more radiant with less thick foundation and eye shimmer.
Replicate the incandescent, floaty colors of a forest fairy by watching this makeup tutorial for getting an eye look composed of translucent pastel greens, pale pinks, and lilac purples.
Be the center of attention at your Halloween party by putting together a slamming she-devil look. Let the other girls have the cheerleader and nurse outfits. You can outdo all of them by showing off your confidence with this stylish outfit. You will need some pale foundation, thick eyeliner, some good false eyelashes, blush, and some intense dark red lip gloss. For an extra effect, get a hold of some cosmetic contact lenses. This video will show you to achieve a gothic she-devil look.
In another great video from FashionFace TV, we get a full face look inspired by the iconic beauty of Raquel Welch.
For all you cosplay-loving goths out there, here is a makeup tutorial hosted by Internet-cosplay sensation Adora BatBrat... showing you once more, how to apply a gothic makeup look! In this tutorial, Adora shows how to apply a gothic lace look by using a real piece of lace as a stencil across her face. Watch & learn how to get this creative make-up look!
This makeup palette is the Forest Fairy Sprite Wood Nymph created by MissChievious. Begin with regular foundation. Get a little dark gold and golden cream eyeshadow with a knife & mix it into foundation. Take a large makeup blush type brush & put green shadow around top & sides of forehead blending it up into hairline & around the sides of face, continuing slightly onto the cheek hollows as you might do a light contouring. Take golden cream & dark gold & mix them before applying to center of ...
Get a sexy rock 'n' roll look that would be seen on the likes of such stylish celebs as Katy Perry and Gwen Stefani. In this makeup tutorial hosted by the experts at Smashbox Cosmetics, get tips, tricks and secrets to achieving this look without paying for a stylist. With dark, deep lips and a black pussy cat eye applied to your lids, you'll be ready to take center stage!
The bright blue eye makeup look demonstrated in this how-to video is really eye-catching, and a great way to enhance the shape and beauty of Asian monolid eyes as it helps define a small crease or fake one entirely. The cosmetics used to apply this look are Urban Decay Primer Potion, MAC Blacktrack Fluidline, MAC Bare Study paint pot, MAC parrot, MAC Freshwater, Hard Candy Delusional #1, The Body Shop Liquid Eyeliner in Black, Shiseido Lifting Mascara, MAC Impassioned, Victorias Secret Lip Gl...
Eve takes us step by step through a full make-up application and is specific about the brushes and techniques that she uses.
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...
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.
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.
When you get tired of doing the same black and brown smokey eyes and need something new to refresh your makeup routine and look, take a gander at this makeup tutorial by MissChievous. Rather than teach you a look that'll make you blend in with the crowd at work, MissChievous shows you how to create an extremely dramatic puple makeup look that incorporates highly pigmented lavender and royal purple shadow along with heavy falsies and blue shimmer.
In this tutorial, learn how to turn your willing boyfriend, brother, roommate or buddy into a sexy Twilight vampire using makeup. This clip will walk your through everything you need to know to get this look. When you head to the cinema to watch the latest Twilight movie (like Eclipse) make sure you look the part. Celebrate in style with this pale, statuesque look from the Makeup Designory's Sean Conklin.
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.
In this video, we learn how to transform into a witch doctor for Halloween. Start by using a white foundation all over the face, avoiding the eye and eyebrow areas. After this, apply bronzer to the cheekbones. Next, apply a black or dark brown color on the entire eyes, smudging it on the edges. Next, apply brown lipstick on the lips and mark lines with black paint on it. When done with this, start to draw a tribal design on the chi, then underneath the nose. Define the cheekbones further with...
Isn't it annoying when you kiss your hubby and lose all your lipstick? I'm sure they aren't thrilled about suddenly wearing your shade either. Check out this video for tips and tricks on how to keep your lipstick on even when you are getting hot and heavy!
The world has gone Lady Gaga MAD! Run for cover! ... But run for cover in STYLE with this makeup tutorial by makeup master, Michelle Phan. In this video, Phan re-creates the "big eye" look for Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" music video.
Big fan of James Cameron's history making film, Avatar? In this makeup tutorial learn how to create a human-like Navi appearance with the use of makeup. This "blue people" look took the makeup artist close to an hour & a half, and the following products were used:
Let all the other girls dress up as the Disney princesses this year; while we love Belle and Cinderella, how cool would it be to go as super cute Princess Peach from the "Mario Brothers" video game?
What would "Star Wars" be without its infamous red-faced villain, Darth Maul? True, we never thought he was the prettiest character in the "Star Wars" franchise (that title still goes to hottie Natalie Portman as Princess Amidala), but he had some pretty cool makeup going on.
Zombies need not be disgusting, rotting undead creatures that only spook and terrify on Halloween. If you want to go as a zombie this year but don't care for the whole rotting skin bit then check out this tutorial for creating a prettier zombie look.
When it comes to Halloween, you can go all out with your macabre self and have fun being sinister and it'll be totally normal. So instead of settling for cheapo fake scars, bruises, and tears that you buy at Halloween discount stores this time of year, why not make your own?
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.
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
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...
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.
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.
Out of all the classic Disney princesses, Princess Jasmine was definitely one of the most overtly sexy. While Snow White and all the other royal gals wore big explosions of tulle and fabric, Princess Jasmine seemed to have spared some money in the clothing department by just wearing genie pants and a blue bra.