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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: Create Alice in Wonderland's Queen of Hearts makeup

In this video we learn how to create Alice in Wonderland's Queen of Hearts makeup. First, color the face white with paint and then apply blue eyeshadow to both of the eyes going up and over the eyebrows. Paint in black where the blue stops to create a new brow at the top of the head. Then, draw on a red hear to your lips and apply glitter over it. After this, apply false lashes to the top of the eyes and on the bottom. Then, apply eyeliners and blush to the cheekbones. When finished, go out a...

How To: Apply Frank-N-Furter (Rocky Horror) costume makeup

Everyone remembers the beloved transvestite Frank-n-Furter from the 1975 cult classic, "Rocky Horror Picture Show". Played by the brilliant Tim Curry he will remain an influence on fashion, makeup & hair. "Give yourself over to absolute pleasure," Frank-N-Furter famously said, so why not give yourself a pleasurable makeup makeover? In this makeup tutorial, learn how to apply Frank-n-Furter makeup & hair - perfect for Halloween or any masquerade ball.

How To: French Twist Hair Style

Fashionably cool and awesome, this marvelous French Twist hair Style is as simple to make as it is elegant and stylish to flaunt. Just in few easy and accessible steps, this urbane style makes your appearance special and any outing memorable. Step 1: Comb Your Hair Neatly to Remove Any Tangles and Make Them Smooth. Step 2: Hold the Hair Together Like a Pony and Twist Them Till the Middle of the Pony and Make a Roll as Shown. Step 3: Once You Have Secured the Roll, Cover It with Surrounding Ha...

How To: Create a sea nymph makeup look

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a sea nymph makeup look. Start by applying purple shadow the eyelids, then apply a darker purple color over the top of it. Now, on top of this, blend a black to the eyelid colors, then line the top and bottom of the eyes. Draw a rough outline on your face next where you are going to apply the sequins. Start to color in your face where the sequin face mask is going to be, and color it blue and bright yellow, or whatever matches your mask. When finished,...

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: 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 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 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: Create the perfect Gothic eyebrows with a hair clip

Gothic girls know how to dress. That's the easy part of being Goth. But the makeup, that's another story. Getting the best Gothic-style makeup look is something that takes tons of practice to perfect. And one of the hardest things to accomplish— Gothic eyebrows. Yes, the look simple, but can you apply them straight? Do you have what it takes? Maybe all you need is a little help— so watch this video makeup tutorial to paint the perfect Goth-style brows. The secret? A meager hair clip.

How To: Draw on even eyebrows easily

The two sides of your face are more like sisters than twins, and the same thing goes with eyebrows. Though it's not possible to achieve a perfect double of one brow on the other side (sometimes the angle will be off, or one will be thicker than the other), there are steps you can take to even them out.

How To: Apply sexy red lipstick

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply sexy red lipstick. Start by applying dark red lip liner to the top lip, using an exact line where your lip goes. Next, draw the line on the bottom of your lip line up to where the crease of your lips meet. After this, smile while you paint on red lipstick with a makeup brush. Apply several coats and move the brush slowly so you don't mark your face. Apply the lipstick to both of your lips and make sure it blends in well with the lip liner you applied ea...

How To: Apply a middle eastern makeup look

Oftentimes female style and tradition in the Middle East leaves little room for self-expression. This is where makeup comes in. Women covering their heads and bodies can personalize their look by applying dramatic makeup to their faces. Check out this tutorial and learn how to create a beautiful, exotic makeup look. This look is dramatic and inspired by the beauty of the Middle East. It is not difficult to accomplish if you follow along with the step by step. Start enhancing that lovely face ...

How To: Transform into Sailor Moon for Halloween

In this tutorial, we learn how to transform into Sailor Moon for Halloween. First, apply matte makeup onto the entire face, and white eyeliner on the bottom of the eye. When finished, place hair back into pins and apply Sailor Moon wig onto your head. Next, use liquid black eyeliner to draw a dramatic line from the crease of your eye line to the outer edge on the face. Next, draw a thin line underneath the white eyeliner on the bottom of the eye, drawing small lashes onto the bottom of the ey...

How To: Create the makeup look of Rosalie Hale 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 Rosalie Hale's makeup, based on the actress Nikki Reed in the Twilight movie.

How To: Apply false bottom lashes

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply false bottom lashes. First, make sure you have lashes that are meant for the bottom of the eyes, so they aren't too long and they don't stick on the wrong way. Now, brush brown eyeshadow onto the waterline of the eye, where the lashes are at. After this, use your fingers to measure the false lashes to where you are going to place them on the bottom of the eye. Make sure they aren't too long, and if they are, cut them until they are the right length. Aft...

How To: Create a shimmery turquoise blue eye makeup look

Lauren, AKA QueenofBlendingMUA has joined the ranks with the other YouTube makeup gurus. Lauren is a makeup artist with a large collection of eye makeup video tutorials. Her eye makeup look span from everyday makeup to creative, more expressive party looks. Check out this makeup tutorial video to learn how to create a shimmery turquoise blue eye makeup look. Search QueenofBlendingMUA on WonderHowTo for more beauty videos.

How To: Create pretty bohemian braids for summer

Ponytails are often hairstyles associated with summer because they're super easy to do, take care of, and wipe all the pesky hairs off your face so you can focus on more important things like swimming and sipping your margarita and looking cute doing it in front of the cabana boy without all your locks humiliatingly dunking into your drink.

How To: Apply glitter eye makeup

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply glitter eye makeup. First, apply foundation and concealer to the eyelid and underneath the bottom of the eye until it's pressed on. Then, apply foundation to the rest of the eye. From here, apply a glitter shadow to the eye using a fluffy brush. Then, use a small angled brush to apply the glitter color on the bottom lash line of the eye. From here, you will apply black eyeliner to the waterline and then finish the look off with mascara on the top and bo...

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