Finally, here's a quick tutorial on how you can mix your own homemade mixing medium! It's quick, easy and inexpensive. The challenge is finding glycerin, but its out there.
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.
If you can't find the perfect glittery eyeshadow in just the shade you want, you can make your own! This quick tutorial shows you how to combine cosmetics to whip up a batch of sparkly, glittery eyeshadow in whatever color you want.
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.
A great way to get perfect liner all the time, every time! Taking long to design or apply your liner? Here's an easy way how.
Fun for halloween or any special occassion, add flare, glitz, and glamour to your makeup using rhinestones, sequins, or beads!
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...
This tutorial video will teach you to make your very own mixing medium for makeup from materials you can get at home.
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.
Here's a quick video on how to fix makeup brush fly-aways or bristle curling.
Go out on the beach with confidence this summer, even if you haven't had the time to hit the gym. In this tutorial, learn a cool shortcut to six pack abs using makeup! These techniques are exactly what the stars do whenever they wear something revealing, so try this out and look like a celeb in your bikini this year!
Make-up artist, Kandee Johnson transforms herself into the King of Pop, Michael Jackson! With just some shading and contouring, watch as Kandee remarkably alters the shape of her face with the illusion of makeup!
To make lip gloss look like fake blood you will need a tub of red eyeshadow, clear lip gloss, black eyeliner and red lip liner pencil. First dab a little bit of lip gloss onto your hand. Color red lip liner around the lip gloss blob. Then, flake the red eye shadow into the mixture and stir it up. Add a little bit of black eyeliner or mascara for a darker color. Apply the fake makeup blood to your desired area by caking it on. You can also use your black eyeliner to provide a wound shading bas...
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:
Despite being well known as the Era of Homogenously Bad Taste, the '80s have recently been referenced by high end designers (think Marc Jacobs), movies (think "Sex and the City 2"), and makeup artists (think the strong fuchsia lips that are in right now).
Watch this instructional cosmetics video to apply M.A.C's Studio Fix fluid foundation. You can use a sponge, a 109 or a 187 brush. Prepare a clean smooth surface to prep products. Choose a moisturizer that works for your skin.
Fake nails can be such a pain in the butt. Yeah, they look good when they're on (they're one of the few things that look perfect when we wake up, unlike our face and hair), but removing them inevitably leaves nail scratches, stubby, ugly nails, and causes pain.
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.
Break out the office supplies and kitchen utensils, because improving your morning makeup routine is about to get a lot easier. Some of the things you have lying around the house can provide the perfect solution for some of the most common beauty problems. We've collected 10 of our favorites.
You don't need a special occasion like Halloween to revel in the retro glamour of Twiggy's coveted iconic look. This how-to video from makeup artist, Greg Arlt from MAC, shows how to master this mod look look. Watch this video makeup lesson and learn how to create this 60s Twiggy style makeup look. Apply a retro 60s Twiggy mod makeup look.
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...
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 ...
Sometimes shopping at old department stores or thrift shops can lead you to a gold mine of possibility. Everything there can either be worn for its intended purpose or it can be altered to fit what you think it could be. In this case, taking a long skirt and transforming it into a beautoful stylish dress. So sit back and find out how to make one of many stylished dresses. Enjoy!
Spritzing (or rubbing, or tapping) foundation onto your face is by far the most important and unavoidable step in putting on makeup, because without a clear, even base, nothing will look good on your face.
Glow-in-the-dark stars, paint, stickers, and even fabric are pretty commonplace, but glow-in-the-dark eyeshadow? Using glow-in-the-dark eyeshadow, xsparkage will show you how to craft a raver look that will truly stand out as you dance under black light.
Jealous of thin as a rail models with those chiseled, sculpted cheekbones so sharp they could grate cheese? You need not be. We normal folk can look just as defined and ready to strut our thangs down the runway by learning how to contour our faces.
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.
This video is a step by step guide for creating exposed teeth makeup . This is loosely based on the Harvey Dent character from Batman: the Dark Knight.
Halloween is the best time of the year! For this Halloween makeup look the inspiration is Elvira meets Oda May Brown (from Ghost movie). This Halloween makeup tutorial demonstrates how to create a spooky Mistress of the Dark Elvira look. Happy Halloween ya'll!
Get rid of undereye circles, bags, dark spots with some magical makeup techniques. Kandee the Makeup artist is a professional and in this tutorial she will show you how the pros cover up long nights, and look fresh and awake every time they go out.
The eyes have it: 50s-style glamour returns with this how-to video from Elle magazine. You will need black cream or powder shadow, black pencil, black liquid liner, and black mascara. Watch this video makeup tutorial and learn how to create a retro 50s winged cat-eye look.
Recently a poll on BellaSugar.com found that Audrey Hepburn is thought to be the most beautiful woman of all time. And we frankly don't disagree with that conclusion.
Ahoy, landlubber! Next to vampires and werewolves, seafaring pirates are going to be the most popular costumes this Halloween. And luckily, you don't need to pillage or plunder in order to prove your scoundrel worthiness.
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.
"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.
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 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 ...
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!
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 Alice Cullen's makeup, based on the actress Ashley Greene, in the Twilight movie.