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How To: Apply airbrush makeup to mature skin

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.

How To: Apply flattering makeup for TV news anchors

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.

How To: Create the perfect Gothic eyebrows with a hair clip

Gothic girls know how to dress. That's the easy part of being Goth. But the makeup, that's another story. Getting the best Gothic-style makeup look is something that takes tons of practice to perfect. And one of the hardest things to accomplish— Gothic eyebrows. Yes, the look simple, but can you apply them straight? Do you have what it takes? Maybe all you need is a little help— so watch this video makeup tutorial to paint the perfect Goth-style brows. The secret? A meager hair clip.

How To: Do makeup for black and white photo shoots

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.

Eyeliner For Dummies: All the FYI You'll Ever Need

Ah, the art of applying eyeliner. Bad habit of going just a weee bit too heavy? Having a hard time keeping your line nice and steady? Is it really supposed to go INSIDE the outer edge of your eye? Jezebel received a flood of woes such as these, and therefore asked their readers to send in all of their best eyeliner tips.

How To: Apply eyeshadow with a sponge tip applicator

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...

How To: Apply a drag queen makeup look

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...

How To: Apply Cyndi Lauper inspired makeup

Wow! Watch as the talented make-up & hair extraordinaire, Kandee Johnson transforms herself into 80's rocker, Cyndi Lauper and proves that girls just want to have fun! By following this tutorial, you might just win next year's Halloween costume contest!

How To: Get Jennifer Lopez's brown eyes makeup look

Watch this instructional cosmetics video to apply makeup for a Jennifer Lopez look. Products used in this video are a Leow-Cornell 3/8'' brush, 1/2'' Maxine's mop brushes, MAC 219 brush, Sephora 29 blending brush, Ardelle 134 falsies, DUO lash adhesive, and an eyelash curler. For the eyes use Urban Decay primer potion, MAC "fresh cement" shadestick, Revlon colorstay liquid eyeliner, Revlon colorstay pencil eyeliner, and a MAC "wheat" brow finisher.

How To: Do Evening Eye Makeup for Dark Skin

If you're going out in the evening, your makeup is incomplete without enhancing your eyes. Just because you're not sure of the colors that will suite your brown skin tone doesn't mean you won't beautify those eyes. Follow along with this eye makeup tutorial for beginners to see how to get evening eye makeup for dark skin.

How To: Look like Megan Fox

In this video, we learn how to look like Megan Fox. After you apply your foundation, apply bronzer all over your face and on your neck, then blend. From here, apply a smoky black on the lids and make sure you don't go past the crease. Blend this color all over the lid with a fluffy brush, then apply eyeliner on the waterline of the lids. Apply a white color under the brows after this for a highlight. Then, apply a nude color under the eyebrow and blend with the other colors. From here, add on...

How To: Create a bright and dark blue eyeshadow blend

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a bright and dark blue eyeshadow blend. Start off by adding primer to the eyelid. After this, use a light blue eyeshadow over the entire lid and up to the inside crease. After this, apply a medium blue eyeliner to the middle of the eye and blend in with the lighter color. Next, use a dark blue eyeshadow on the outer v of the eyelid and blend in with the other colors. Paint in a silver color right under the brow bone, then apply a shimmer color to the e...

How To: Create a burnt burgundy contoured face and eye look

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a burnt burgundy contoured face and eye look. First, apply a primer to the entire eyelid as a base. Next, apply a shimmer pink eyeshadow with an eyeshadow brush. Next, line the lash line with black eyeliner, and then blend a burnt burgundy eyeshadow onto the outside corner of the eyelids. Circle the brush so the colors all blend into one but will still have the darker color on the outside. Next, take the same burnt burgundy color and pant it onto the b...

How To: Conceal 5 o'clock shadow

Don't let all the glamorousness of your drag queen makeup be ruined by a silly thing such as five o'clock shadow! For soirees that demand a full day's bewitchment, learn how to conceal five o'clock shadow with this tutorial.

How To: Apply a rasta reggae inspired girly makeup look

The first thing you do is apply your base. Then you apply mint green to the inner 1/4 of eye - the lid and underneath. You can use Beauty for the earth in apple green. You the apply the yellow to the 1/2 of the eye and under the lash line. You can use facefront cosmetics in bee incredible. You then apply the red to the outer corner of the eye and under the lash line and connect the two. You can use cupcake cult pigment in cherry. You can use tape to create a clean line. Apply a highlight colo...

How To: Create a blue & gold cut crease eye makeup look

This tutorial teaches you how to create a blue and gold cut crease makeup look. Use MAC's uppity fluid base on the lid and inner corner. For the lid, use Shock Tart and put it all over. For the inner corners use Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics called Oric. Blend it into the lid color. Now take MAC's technical color in Auto Day Blue from the outer corner going through the crease. With a small smudge brush, use a dark blue color to cut the crease. Blend the blue out towards the eyebrow making it...

How To: Create a scary pretty marionette doll makeup look for Halloween

We know dolls are supposed to be children's toys, but there's something about them that scares the living daylights out of us. Maybe, just maybe, it's those lifelike eyes that appear almost too real to be fake? That seem to follow us as we move around the room? Okay, maybe we've seen a few too many horror movies, but you have to admit there's just something off about dolls.

How To: Create a seductive Aphrodite makeup look with reds and golds

You should try on this makeup look because we simply can't think of any reason why you WOULDN'T want to look like Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, beauty, and sex. And seeing as how she rules supreme over these three categories, she is usually portrayed as being very beautiful and attractive. In other words, her milkshake would beyond the shadow of a doubt bring all the boys to the yard.