Cleaning your makeup brushes at least once a week (if you use makeup regularly) is as important as washing your face daily: If you skimp on removing the dirt and oil from your face, your pores get clogged, dirty, and no makeup you put on will look good on bad skin.
Fairies tend to get portrayed as nymphy, blond playgirls in popular culture. They're always the good girls who love having a good time. But those are just the good fairies.
Here is an instructive video that shows how to creatively design your eyes with butterflies. From the very first touch of the pencil to the face, the instructions on how to create the butterfly are explained step by step including a description on what size to make the butterfly according to your own face. The colors are covered and the technique on how to apply the colors is also included. There are also unique add-ons offered if you decide you want to go a little further with it.
"Edward Scissorhands" is one of those movies that is sometimes uncomfortably creepy and haunting yet impossible to look away from or to forget. Though cursed with scissors for hands, we find ourselves attracted to Edward's polite, naive demeanor and general good naturedness.
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.
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.
In this tutorial, you can learn to apply a common runway makeup look aka "Panda Eyes." Products used:
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" ...
Looking for some tips on how to apply this year's vampire makeup? Look no further. In this excellent makeup tutorial, learn how to apply professional costume makeup to give yourself a realistic vampiress makeover! Perfect for fans of Twilight, Bella Swan, and Edward Cullen!
Punk rock seems to be coming back, or at least the look is. With daring stars like Lady Gaga and Ke$ha on the scene, and movies like The Runaways sweeping the box office, it seems everyone is trying to recapture the glory days of David Bowie.
Applying foundation is one of the most basic and most important makeup skills a girl needs to know, yet for many women this is the hardest step. Problems with application, such as not matching the foundation color with your skin color, not choosing the right formulation, and not applying correctly result in foundation that looks fake and caked on.
This Halloween, what else could you possibly be besides a blood-sucking vampire? Vampire makeup and costumes never get old, so check out this video tutorial to find out how to apply basic vampire makeup for Halloween.
In this tutorial, learn how to create the perfect 80s look. This look is taken from the early days of the Queen of Pop, Madonna. Madonna wore this style around the time she released her debut album.
To apply this particular Mad Hatter inspired makeup you need to start first by applying a lime green color from the mayron pallet to your lid. Then you just take the brush and feather out the edge you created. Taking sun yellow color from ben nuys, apply it to the inner third and inner corner of your lid. Then take the chartreuse color, applying it to the middle third of your lid taking the brush blending it slightly into the sun yellow. After this, take a jade color, applying it to the outer...
If you don't want to be something scary or creepy for Halloween, how about going as a cute little kitty cat instead? This is primarily for children, and shows you how to make your child up to look like a cat. Meow!
The Care Bears have stood the test of time, from their first appearance on greeting cards, to cutesy, plush teddy bears, to animated television series, to adventure-filled movies. The Care Bears may be long gone from television, but not from out hearts (especially Sara Griffith's of SharksBiteOfLife).
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) :
Ke$ha's music video for "We R Who We Are" is the perfect combination of extreme glitziness (studded eyebrows and glitter littering every corner as well as Ke$ha's face) and extreme party scene gritiness.
This instructional cosmetics video demonstrates how to create an Avril Lavigne inspired look. After apply basic eyeliner, use pink and red eyeshadows to create a bold, teenybopper look. Don't forget some pink lips to top the look off. Products used in this video are Chi Chi Eye Palette -- Brazilian Goddess, Exhibit Eyeliner Pencil - 01 Black
Learn how to get Kim Kardashian's Pussycat Doll makeup look. - Take MAC's Metal X which is a cream metallic eye shadow and apply it with your finger all over the lid up to the crease.
Ariana Grande's makeup always slays. Her plump pink pout and heavy black eyeliner stands out no matter what. Let me know what you think!
Wicked is an incredibly popular musical which stars two witched: Glinda and Elphaba. This makeup tutorial will teach you how to apply a Wicked inspired look to make you look like Elphaba, the green witch. Pretty soon, you'll be defying gravity with this wonderfully green look.
If you're as sick and tired as we are of slutty girls walking around in hiked-up and whored out versions of Snow White and "angel" costumes on Halloween, then you can fight back by turning to the opposite end of the spectrum. No, we're not telling you to dress up like an Amish girl.
JulieG gives you the low-down on an easy prom makeup look. This video will show you how to put on a great makeup look with minimal fuss. In this video, the easygoing prom makeup look can be worn with just about any prom dress, whether it's girly and sparkly, or shiny and sexy. Just follow along with JulieG and you'll be shining like the belle of the ball in no time at all!
Vampires are clearly the obsession du jour of the past few years, thanks in no small part to the "Twilight" movives, "True Blood," and the "Vampire Diaries" and the hotties who play the vampires in the moves and TV shows. And while we don't find being bitten and drained of blood by a dead guy all that thrilling, we do admit vampires can look quite mesmerizing.
Scare your friends with this cool bullet hole makeup effect.
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.
Hey dolls! I have to share the secret of Copper peptides with you all. I don't know why it's taken me so long to jump on this band wagon because the science and studies behind the product are amazing!
In this tutorial, we learn how to transform into Sailor Moon for Halloween. First, apply matte makeup onto the entire face, and white eyeliner on the bottom of the eye. When finished, place hair back into pins and apply Sailor Moon wig onto your head. Next, use liquid black eyeliner to draw a dramatic line from the crease of your eye line to the outer edge on the face. Next, draw a thin line underneath the white eyeliner on the bottom of the eye, drawing small lashes onto the bottom of the ey...
This how to video gives a step by step guide to creating this butterfly inspired eyeshadow look. To achieve this makeup look the following products are used: MAC 120 Pro Palette, Benefit Lemonaid eye base , Kanebo black liquid liner, navy eyeliner, and black mascara.
In the "Black Swan," Natalie Portman plays a veteran ballet dancer driven mad by the new young starlet in her company who threatens to usurp her place. Pretty soon, her dark and dreary mental state begins to affect her physical appearance as well.
This video demonstrates how to create an anime eye makeup look. Follow along to mimic this anime design. You will need makeup pigment and a makeup brush.
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...
Salvador Dali was a crazy old man, and we mean that in the most respectful way possible. He was, of course, the artist who painted the back of his wife's head exploding like a nuclear mushroom bomb. Exploding heads aside, he created some groundbreaking, ingenious works of art still heralded today, including the "Mae West Room."
The smoky eye look doesn't need to be dark. This makeup is inspired by blues and dry ice. You'll need Rimmel eye kohl liner, MAC pigments and eyeshadow, Sephora eye liner, and L'oreal mascara. Watch this video makeup application tutorial and learn how to do a light blue dry ice smoky eye makeup look.
In this tutorial, we learn how to do an Arabian peacock makeup look. First, add primer to the eyes, then apply yellow shadow on the inner crease of the eye. Then, take a lime green color and apply it next to the yellow, blending in on the edge. After this, apply a turquoise eyeshadow and pack it in to eliminate fall out. Blend this outward, blending with the other colors. Apply a piece of tape on the outer corner of the eye to create a cat eye. After this, apply a dark purple to the crease of...
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...
Overplucked eyebrows never look attractive (just think about the shaved-off eyebrow chola look with thin lines drawn in to replace the natural brow), but neither do full on bushes.
In this tutorial, learn how to recreate Lady Gaga's soda can rollers look from the "Telephone" music video with Beyoncé. This look can be hard to get right, but with these steps you should be ready to dance and rock out while remaining confident that your 'do will hold still.
Learn how to go from washed-face to fabulous in just 5 minutes with Tyra Bank's own personal make-up routine!