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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: Get Taylor Swift "Our Song" inspired eye makeup look

This how-to video shows a smoky green eye makeup look inspired by a style seen on Taylor Swift in her "Our Song" video. For the same look, use these cosmetics: TOO FACED "lucky charms" E/S duo, NYX "black" E/S, MAC "pagan" E/S from the Alexander Mcqueen line, URBAN DECAY primer potion, NYX "lemon" jumbo E/S pencil, REVLON colorstay liquid eyeliner, REVLON colorstay pencil eyeliner, REVLON "caramelt" mix and mingle lipgloss, MAC "dark" studio finish concealer palette, MAYBELLINE "sun glow" dre...

How To: Get Leona Lewis' Avatar themed "I See You" makeup look

In this tutorial, we learn how to get Leona Lewis' Avatar themed "I See You" makeup look. First, you will need to apply black eyeshadow to your entire lid up until you reach the crease. After this, use a brush to blend the color out and create a winged effect on the outside corner of the eye. Next, apply this color on the bottom lash line, making a slightly smudged effect with your finger. From here, you will apply a teal colored shadow all over the eye and on the outside flare as well. Then,...

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 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.

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 Jack Skellington skull Halloween makeup

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply Jack Skellington skull Halloween makeup. Start off by applying black eyeliner around your eyes on both the top and the bottom in thick lines. From here, draw a circle around the eyes with black paint and then draw a white circle around the face. Next, fill the white circle completely in with white paint. Now, fill in the black circles with black paint until it's completely finished. Then, use a thin brush to paint on the smile with black and draw on sti...

How To: Create cleavage for drag queens

You can't be a successful and certified cross dresser/drag queen without a nice rack. A realistic looking pair of titular fun bags finishes off an outfit as much as a six-inch pair of stilettos, so it's very important to know how to put them on.

How To: Apply Megan Fox inspired make up

To apply a Megan Fox-inspired makeup is very simple if you work on the steps which is as follows. First, use a 'Maybelline' Quad in 'Chai' Latte and use the lid color and put into the crease of your eyelid (use a color slightly deeper than your natural skin color). Next, use the brow color in the quad and apply to your eye brows. Next, use Sally Girl eyeshadow in Champagne and apply to eyelid and near the tear duct. Take the lid color from the quad and apply under the lower lash line. Use E.L...

How To: Apply liquid eyeliner smoothly and evenly

Shaky hands tend to be the worst when applying eleliner. Learn how to apply your liquid eyeliner smoothly and evenly with this video hosted by makeup artist, TiffanyD in which she shows us how to apply that perfect line with liquid eyeliner! "A natural look that makes you look bright-eyed and awake!"

How To: Apply a ventriloquist dummy makeup look for Halloween

You can't be dumb to pull off this ventriloquist dummy look. This is a perfect look for any Halloween party or event, or even if you just want to scare a couple of friends. In this video Youtube user goldiestarling gives us an instructional video on how to emulate a ventriloquist dummy look for any occasion. To achieve this look you will need a number of colored matte shadows, your application brushes, and about 15 minutes to get this awesomely spooky look.

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: 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: Create an "Avatar" Na'vi girl makeup look for Halloween

With James Cameron's "Avatar" being as game changing and visually breathtaking as it is, we're pretty sure that this Halloween you'll be seeing lots of folks looking a little, that is. Whether you're dressing up as a guy Na'vi or a girl Na'vi, this Halloween makeup tutorial will get you looking like a member of the tribe like no other.

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