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.
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.
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.
In the Age of the Smokey Eye, women who get glammed up with red lips and cat eyes are endangered species. Fifty years ago you would have seen nothing but, yet today the predominance of Kim Kardashian smokey eyes and nude lips has made anyone wearing red lips a wonder.
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.
To become a truly good and believable drag queen you must either get rid of or cover up any vestiges of your, well, manhood. This includes tucking down there, wearing heels and dresses, and wigs.
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.
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 ...
"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.
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.
Wondering how to get that dropped shadow, smoky eye? In this tutorial presented by the experts at Smashbox Cosmetics, learn how to get that smoky effect on your bottom lids, while leaving your top lid clear, creating the "drop shadow effect". This wearable look is stylish, sexy and sleek perfect for big occasions.
Create Taylor Swift's "Love Story" bridal makeup look with the makeup tutorial from Lauren Luke, aka Panacae81.
Here's a quick video on how to fix makeup brush fly-aways or bristle curling.
There are countless beauty tools, from expensive brushes that perfect your application of powder to carefully shaped smoothing pads that help you to blend your makeup. Yet hiding in your silverware drawer is a free and highly useful beauty tool that can help you create an even more sophisticated look: a spoon.
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've ever watched "The Nutcracker" before, then you know that one of the most whimsical and (physically) memorable characters of the ballet production is the King himself, the Nutcracker.
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.
Almost everything we saw in the new movie "Tron: Legacy" made our jaws drop to the floor. From the amazing light cycles which carved beams of light wherever they drove to the awesome dueling between the "programs" and user Sam, there was much coolness to be seen.
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?
Think you might like to dress like Playboy Bunny in the tradition of Debbie Harry this Halloween? Let this Halloween how-to be your guide. In it, you'll find detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to achieve a convincing and eye-catching Playboy Bunny look.
Davy Jones, the octopus-like captain of the Flying Dutchman in Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean," is one deliciously evil villain. But, as with all infamous villains, he wouldn't be where he is today without his band of marauders.
Incredibly artfully done, KlairedelysArt's SFX Terminator makeup look creates the illusion of peeled back skin to reveal the Terminator beneath. Amazing Halloween look for a chick.
Love them or not, vampires are going to be THE costume to wear this Halloween, thanks in no small part to the hotties who play them in the Twilight saga, "The Vampire Diaries," and "True Blood." And while there may be fang overload this holiday, we do admit that a vampire costume can be quite sexy.
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.
This Halloween makeup tutorial is great because it can be easily altered to fit the costume you're wearing. While the original look is intended for a sultry mermaid or a sexy swamp girl (yes, swamp girls can be sexy), you can wear this look with a bit of glitter for a forest nymph or fairy look.
Ready for a freaktastic gender bender? Then check out this this cool makeup tutorial for creating a "Bearded Bettie" makeup look. First she catches you with her sparkly, beautiful blue eyes. Then, with captive interest you peruse lower, only to find...a beard?!
This video gives an awesome makeup tutorial for the Queen of Hearts from Tim Burton's version of "Alice in Wonderland". In Burton's film, Helena Bonham Carter plays the vicious Red Queen, a character not to be messed with. Even at Halloween. Also, you'll get some costume ideas to help compete your Queen of Hearts costume. See how to transform yourself with all of the following products:
During the age of silent film and film noir film was limited to only variations of black and white. While this aided greatly to produce scenes of dire intensity (a starkly lit shot of a man in an alleyway, for instance), this also meant that actors and actresses had to wear tons of makeup to make their makeup show up on screen.
Zombies will probably not be as popular a Halloween costume as vampires or werewolves this Halloween, which means all the more chance for you to stand out and look spectacular if you're dressing up as one! If your little kid has his heart set on becoming a flesh gobbling undead then check out this Halloween makeup tutorial for creating a rotting green zombie look.
Applying black false eyelashes is scary enough for most girls. But if you've been one of the brave few to venture out and stick on that wad of fake hair to your eye then you know that falsies can easily take your eyes from blah to wow. Falsies make your eyes look wider and more awake and are pretty easy to apply, so what reason is there not to use them?
When you think of Alice from "Alice in Wonderland," you probably imagine the naive, prepubescent blond from Lewis Caroll's version prancing around mushrooms and acting ditzy. But ever since Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" came out, we've discovered that there's a darker side to Alice.
In this tutorial, we learn how to apply Tm Burton inspired Edward Scissorhands makeup. Start off by applying scar wax on the face to create realistic scars. Then, apply Revlon Colorstay Foundation in Ivory all over the scar. After this, apply white cream makeup all over the face, including over the scars. Use a sponge to blend this around the face. Coat this until your face is white. Then, apply white shadow over the eyelids using powder. After this, apply Ben Nye neutral set powder, then bla...
"Clockwork Orange," Stanley Kubrick's oddball crime film, features several teenage characters whose intentions are...questionable, to say the least. After all, Alex DeLarge, the main character of the story, sociopathically rapes a few women in his youth, runs around with a gang, and takes drugs.
Of all the things that go bump in the night, zombies are the most often neglected in popular culture. We've got more vampires than we'll need for a lifetime with the Twilight yuppies, True Blood hotties, and Vampire Diaries boys, and we've got werewolves intermixed with these vamps in the movies/shows, but zombies haven't been all that big until The Walking Dead came out. And let's face it—you don't see many good-looking zombies on there.
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.
There's no reason you should look like everyone else on Halloween. So rule out the Lady Gaga costumes, the Jonah Hex Lilah saloon dresses, and Snookie bump its and dress up as something surprising this Halloween.
What we love about this "Mask of Mystery" is that you can use it for a large variety of Halloween costumes. Delicate scroll patterns ending in curlicues and dubbed over with glitter make this painted on mask perfect for dark fairies, Moulin Rouge can can dancers, Mardi Gras participants, and even sorceresses.
As part of the trifecta of hotties on "Vampire Diaries" (Damon and Stephen, her two leading men, being the other two) Nina Dobrev wears little to no makeup as her sweet character Elena Gilbert. But she still looks drop dead gorgeous. While we can't exactly steal her good genes, we can learn a little about how Nina emphasizes her features.
In order to create a Jennifer Lopez inspired makeup look, you will need the following: a base for your eyes, blush, a bronzer, Maybelline quad eye shadow, false eyelashes, liquid liner, and a moisturizer.
At the height of her career, Linda Evangelista was one of the big three: Claudia, Christy, and Linda. The early 1990s were officially known as the Age of the Supermodel, and boy did these women know how to get glam both on and off the catwalk. Big hair and big egos combined to form women who refused to go anywhere without a full face of makeup and whom never had a single hair out of place.