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How To: Create the makeup look of Bella Swan from Twilight

Twilight, that steamy, dreamy love story between teen Bella and heartthrob vampire, Edward Cullen. This love story is based on a series of vampire novels (Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn) by Stephenie Meyer. True love, handsome boy, and vampire danger = perfect teen love story. Who's your favorite Twilight character? This makeup tutorial demonstrates how to create Bella Swan's makeup, based on the actress Kristin Stewart in the Twilight movie.

How To: Create a '50s pin up/Dita Von Teese inspired makeup look

Dita Von Teese knows makeup. And by that we mean she probably has a whole closet of the stuff, given the fact that she says she takes hours to put on her "lady face" before heading out the door. And with her beautiful retro red puckers, siren eyes lined with liquid liner into a cat eye, and softly flushed pink cheeks, it's easy to see why she puts in the effort every day.

How To: Create a hot pink pin-up girl makeup look

Youtube Makeup diva Julie G gives us another installment in her glamorous makeup tutorials. Whether you're new to makeup application or you're a practiced hand, Julie's style ideas and tips are sure to give you some inspiration. This look is a hot pink pin-up girl look, and can be recreated with these makeup supplies: Urban Decay Primer Potion, MAC: Paint Pot- Painterly, Afterglow Mineral Eyeshadow: Fog, MAC 239 Flat Shader Brush, MAC 224 Blending Brush, MAC: Eyeshadow- Purple Shower, MAC: 22...

How To: Create a general sexy makeup look for Halloween

Some of us are going to go all out with our makeup this Halloween, applying horns, lacerations, green makeup, and the works to get that true gory or scary effect. But let's be honest here: The rest of us gals are probably going to stray more on the dramatically beautiful, slightly-amped-up-version-of-our-normal-makeup makeup look.

How To: Remove false eyelashes painlessly

In this tutorial, we learn how to remove false eyelashes painlessly. First, you will need to have your false lashes on the top on bottom (or where you applied them), then grab a Q-Tip and makeup remover liquid. Next, take the Q-Tip and dip it into the makeup remover on the tip. Then, brush the tip of it onto the real eyeline where the eyelash is connected to the false eyelash. Let this soak in for a few seconds, then gently peel the false lash back from the real lash. Do this for both the top...

How To: Apply a NYX purple eye makeup look for Asian monolids

This makeup how-to video demonstrates a pretty soft purple eye look, designed to define and emphasize the natural shape of Asian eyes, that typically don't have a crease. The cosmetics used to create this look are MAC Shadestick in Overcast, NYX Purple, NYX Deep Purple, NYX Baby Pink, NYX Golden, Black eyeliner, Shiseido Lasting Lift Mascara, L'oreal Color Rich lipstick in Amber, MAC C25 Studio Fix Powder, and MAC Sheertones Pinch Me Blush. Watch this video makeup application tutorial and lea...

How To: Do a Victoria's Secret Alessandra Ambrosio eye makeup

Neutrals don't have to be boring. This Vicotria's Secret inspired eye makeup look is bronzy, and great for lighting up your eyes. The cosmetic products used in this makeup look are from NYX, Wet 'n Wild, MAC, Princessa, and Sally Girl. Watch this video makeup application tutorial and learn how to create an Alessandra Ambrosio from Victoria's Secret inspired eye makeup look.

How To: Create a metallic smoky eye

Steal this look: The metallic smoky eye! With the help of Smashbox Cosmetics, this video goes through the step-by-step process of taking this look into your own home and making it your own. Using Smoke Box from Smash Box, a metallic smoky is born that will leave you look sultry and sexy for your next special event.

How To: Do easy smokey eyes for an older woman

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.

How To: Apply makeup to look like a cheap slut

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...

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: Do an Outer V eyeshadow to lift your eyes

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 ...

How To: Do forest fairy sprite/wood nymph Halloween makeup

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 ...

How To: Fix false lashes when the ends detach

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...

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...