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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 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: Apply eyeshadow with a sponge tip applicator

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...

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: Make fake six pack abs using makeup

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!

How To: Make lip gloss look like fake blood

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...

How To: Apply a retro 60s Twiggy mod makeup look

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.

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: 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: Transform a long skirt into various styled dresses

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!

How To: Apply a 50s cat eye makeup look

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.

How To: Apply flattering makeup for TV news anchors

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.

How To: Apply Maybelline Smooth Mousse foundation evenly

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.

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: Blend and apply Kryolan makeup

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.

How To: Create the makeup look of Alice Cullen 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 Alice Cullen's makeup, based on the actress Ashley Greene, in the Twilight movie.