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How To: Create a retro pin up girl makeup look for Halloween

It doesn't take much to assemble a convincing Halloween costume. While classic pin up girls like Marilyn Monroe and Ava Gardner were as well known for their curves as for their excessive makeup chair times, the type of makeup they did - cat eyeliner, flushed cheeks, and red lips - is actually really easy to achieve.

How To: Apply zombie or "dead girl" makeup for Halloween

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply zombie or "dead girl" makeup for Halloween. First, brush on white to create scars on the face, covering them with green over the entire face. After this, make the scars black and red on the inside to make them look more realistic. Now, apply blue in a circle around your eyes and on the outside nostrils of your nose. Darken up the blue with a dark blue on the bottom lid and in the crease of the eye as well. Darken the eyebrows with black and apply the sa...

How To: Apply the Mad Hatter Johnny Depp costume makeup

In this video, we learn how to apply the Mad Hatter Johnny Depp costume makeup with Kandee. Start off by applying white makeup to the face so your skin color doesn't show through. Once this is covering your face completely, take a light blue pencil and apply it to the eyelids up until you reach the crease. After this, apply powder blue shadow over the top of it as well. Apply pink shadow underneath the eyes until you reach the top of the cheek. Brush a purple shadow in the lower lash line bru...

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.

How To: Apply gothic she-devil fairy makeup for Halloween

Be the center of attention at your Halloween party by putting together a slamming she-devil look. Let the other girls have the cheerleader and nurse outfits. You can outdo all of them by showing off your confidence with this stylish outfit. You will need some pale foundation, thick eyeliner, some good false eyelashes, blush, and some intense dark red lip gloss. For an extra effect, get a hold of some cosmetic contact lenses. This video will show you to achieve a gothic she-devil look.

How To: Apply a cosplay-inspired gothic lace makeup look

For all you cosplay-loving goths out there, here is a makeup tutorial hosted by Internet-cosplay sensation Adora BatBrat... showing you once more, how to apply a gothic makeup look! In this tutorial, Adora shows how to apply a gothic lace look by using a real piece of lace as a stencil across her face. Watch & learn how to get this creative make-up look!

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: Create a Gwen Stefani cat eye with your makeup

Get a sexy rock 'n' roll look that would be seen on the likes of such stylish celebs as Katy Perry and Gwen Stefani. In this makeup tutorial hosted by the experts at Smashbox Cosmetics, get tips, tricks and secrets to achieving this look without paying for a stylist. With dark, deep lips and a black pussy cat eye applied to your lids, you'll be ready to take center stage!

How To: Apply MAC bright blue eye makeup for Asian monolids

The bright blue eye makeup look demonstrated in this how-to video is really eye-catching, and a great way to enhance the shape and beauty of Asian monolid eyes as it helps define a small crease or fake one entirely. The cosmetics used to apply this look are Urban Decay Primer Potion, MAC Blacktrack Fluidline, MAC Bare Study paint pot, MAC parrot, MAC Freshwater, Hard Candy Delusional #1, The Body Shop Liquid Eyeliner in Black, Shiseido Lifting Mascara, MAC Impassioned, Victorias Secret Lip Gl...

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: Create a naughty dramatic purple eye makeup look

When you get tired of doing the same black and brown smokey eyes and need something new to refresh your makeup routine and look, take a gander at this makeup tutorial by MissChievous. Rather than teach you a look that'll make you blend in with the crowd at work, MissChievous shows you how to create an extremely dramatic puple makeup look that incorporates highly pigmented lavender and royal purple shadow along with heavy falsies and blue shimmer.

How To: Turn yourself into Twilight Edward Cullen with makeup

In this tutorial, learn how to turn your willing boyfriend, brother, roommate or buddy into a sexy Twilight vampire using makeup. This clip will walk your through everything you need to know to get this look. When you head to the cinema to watch the latest Twilight movie (like Eclipse) make sure you look the part. Celebrate in style with this pale, statuesque look from the Makeup Designory's Sean Conklin.

How To: Transform into a witch doctor for Halloween

In this video, we learn how to transform into a witch doctor for Halloween. Start by using a white foundation all over the face, avoiding the eye and eyebrow areas. After this, apply bronzer to the cheekbones. Next, apply a black or dark brown color on the entire eyes, smudging it on the edges. Next, apply brown lipstick on the lips and mark lines with black paint on it. When done with this, start to draw a tribal design on the chi, then underneath the nose. Define the cheekbones further with...

How To: Create an Avatar Na'vi makeup look

Big fan of James Cameron's history making film, Avatar? In this makeup tutorial learn how to create a human-like Navi appearance with the use of makeup. This "blue people" look took the makeup artist close to an hour & a half, and the following products were used:

How To: Do a Wizard of Oz-inspired makeup look

In this video, we learn how to do Wizard of Oz Inspired Makeup for MakeupbyTiffanyD's Co. When you are making this design, you will draw the emerald city on your right eye and then green hill around it. From there, you will draw the yellow brick road going down from your eye to the bottom of your face. The green will mimic the Wicked Witch as well. Your lips will be ruby red for Dorothy's red shoes and then create a rainbow on the other side of the face. Just apply mascara to the other side o...