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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: Create the Elvira "Mistress of the Dark" makeup look

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, was created in 1981 by Cassandra Peterson. She was the hostess of a local Hollywood horror movie show that became nationally syndicated. Elvira was the first horror host to be nationally syndicated, first person to be broadcast in 3-D on TV, and first female celebrity to do a national beer campaign and market her own beer.

How To: Apply Tim Burton inspired Edward Scissorhands makeup

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply Tm Burton inspired Edward Scissorhands makeup. Start off by applying scar wax on the face to create realistic scars. Then, apply Revlon Colorstay Foundation in Ivory all over the scar. After this, apply white cream makeup all over the face, including over the scars. Use a sponge to blend this around the face. Coat this until your face is white. Then, apply white shadow over the eyelids using powder. After this, apply Ben Nye neutral set powder, then bla...

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 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 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: 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 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 a "black widow" mask with makeup for Halloween

In this makeup video, we learn how to apply a "black widow" mask with makeup for Halloween. Start out by applying silver and black shadow to the eyes along with mascara and eyeliner around the eyes. Now, take a white eyeliner pencil and draw a spider web around your eyes and going down your face. When finished with this, use a black liquid eyeliner pen to draw over the white that you just drew. Use a black shadow to mix in with the thick white crossing lines to create a sort of web look to th...

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: Look like Megan Fox in Transformers 2

In this video, we learn how to look like Megan Fox in Transformers 2. First, apply a think layer or eyeliner to the top of the eye on the waterline. After this, take a black shadow and brush it over the eyeliner to set it. Then, apply bronzer to your cheeks and on the jaw line as well. Then, apply a matte honey color lipstick to the lips along with a red lip shine on top of that. From here, outline the eyebrows and define them with an edged brush. When finished, you will have the Megan Fox lo...

How To: Apply a Mardi Gras devious mask with makeup

In this video, we learn how to apply a Mardi Gras devious mask with makeup. First, use a sharp black eyeliner pen to draw the mask around your eyes. It should be above your eyebrows and on your cheeks around your nose. After this, color it in with different shades of blue, leaving the center clear. After this, you will apply black eyeliner to the top and bottom of the eyes. Draw out the line on the outer edge to create a cat eye effect. From here, apply false eyelashes on the top of the eye a...

How To: Katy Perry Halloween tutorial + Costume Ideas!

Katy Perry's music video for "California Gurls" was irresistably cute and fun - so well done, in fact, that we won't be surprised if we see half the girls dressed up as Katy with her cupcake boobs this Halloween. But before you decide which outfit you want to wear from the video (the candy dots dress? The cupcake boobs?), make sure you get her makeup spot-on.

How To: Create a general sexy makeup look for Halloween

Some of us are going to go all out with our makeup this Halloween, applying horns, lacerations, green makeup, and the works to get that true gory or scary effect. But let's be honest here: The rest of us gals are probably going to stray more on the dramatically beautiful, slightly-amped-up-version-of-our-normal-makeup makeup look.

How To: Create a Kim Kardashian-inspired cat eye makeup look

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a Kim Kardashian-inspired cat eye makeup look. Start by using a nude color eyeshadow on the eyes and tape to create an edge on the outer corner of the eye. After you do this, apply a white shadow underneath the eyebrows to create a highlight. Now, take a gray eyeshadow and apply it to the entire eye up until you reach the crease. Blend this out to the corner of the eye. Then, take a thick black eyeliner and apply it to the upper eye, creating a cat eye...

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...

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