Hot Makeup How-Tos

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: 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 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: Depot powders and creams

This video explains how to get powder or cream make-up out of the plastic container that it comes in. You can condense your products to take up less space if you remove them from the pots and put them in palettes. The tools you need are a flat iron or other heat source, parchment paper to cover the plate of the flat iron, an X-acto knife, alcohol, cotton pads, make-up in pots, self-adhesive magnets and a palette. First use the X-acto knife to pull the plastic pot out of the container. Set the...

How To: Get Carmen Electra or Playboy playmate smoky eyes

In this video, we learn how to get Carmen Electra or Playboy playmate smoky eyes. First, apply a primer to the eyelid, then apply a shimmer gray shadow to the entire eyelid with a brush. Brush the shadow so it makes a wing at the edge of the eye. Next, apply a darker shadow to the outside of the eye, building it up until you have the darkness that you prefer. Apply a matte black shadow on the outer v after this, then apply a skin tone color shadow and brush into the top of the eye to blend ou...

How To: Create a rock 'n' roll rocker makeup look

Live on the edge and kick up your beauty routine a notch to create a look that will drive your parents crazy! Create an edgy, rock 'n' roll makeup look with help from this makeup tutorial hosted by Goldie Starling. Stop hiding behind a boring and safe makeup routine and take your face to a brand new level! Products used to complete this look include the following:

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: 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...

How To: Conceal 5 o'clock shadow

Don't let all the glamorousness of your drag queen makeup be ruined by a silly thing such as five o'clock shadow! For soirees that demand a full day's bewitchment, learn how to conceal five o'clock shadow with this tutorial.

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: Do an Arabian peacock 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...

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 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: Create a New Year's harlequin mask makeup look

Traditional makeup is too boring for special occasions, so why not try something a little more fun to ring in the new year? This how-to video goes through the intensive process of applying a vibrantly colorful and ornate harlequin mask, using just makeup. The cosmetic products used to create this look are N.Y.C Yellow Concealer, Clinique Super Powder Double Face Make Up # 10 Matte Medium, N.Y.C Black Pencil Eye Liner, Graftobian Crème Foundation Yellow, Graftobian Crème Foundation #89092 Augu...

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