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How To: Apply Cyndi Lauper inspired makeup

Wow! Watch as the talented make-up & hair extraordinaire, Kandee Johnson transforms herself into 80's rocker, Cyndi Lauper and proves that girls just want to have fun! By following this tutorial, you might just win next year's Halloween costume contest!

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: Create a pink 1920s film noir makeup look

In this video from Fashion Face, we are shown how to do a 1920's pink film noir makeup look that was actually requested by Courtney Love and originally created by a makeup artist for the brand Illamasqua. This is an extreme look, and there are a lot of tools and makeup involved, but it creates a really cool look, and provides some great tips.

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: 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 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 a simple and clean makeup look with Michelle Phan

A New Year, a new you. At least that's what most of us promised ourselves when the clock struck 12 and 2010 transformed magically into 2011. While not all our New Year's resolutions are easily stuck to, such as dieting and exercising six times a week, you can update your look to look your best. Check out this makeup tutorial by Michelle Phan to learn how to create a simple and clean look.

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 makeup after age 60 and look younger

Ronnie from Hollywood makeup secrets shows older women (Specifically 60 years and up) how to apply makeup and look young. She starts off with the tip that woman need to moisturize the face before applying foundation. She uses a liquid foundation that is used to moisturize and smooth out wrinkles in the face. The foundation is also applied to the eyelids to smooth out the veins on the eyelids. She then applies concealer that was warmed on her hand to the inner corner under the eyes. After appl...

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: Use Eyebrow Stencils

Eyebrows are made to frame your eyes. See how well-shaped and defined eyebrows creates a huge difference to one's face? Yeah, but most of the time, girls experience a hard time creating the perfect outline that would complement their eye shape and defining while making it look even is another story. This tutorial will help you (if you are experiencing eyebrow hurrahs as well) :

How To: Choose the right foundation by learning about color theory

When it comes to anything artistic, from interior design to makeup application, color theory plays an immense role in determining what colors go together and what colors clash. Of course, you won't find the average woman at the cosmetics counter asking the saleslady for a cool toned though slightly neutral foundation shade for her, but this is what we should all be doing if we're to find the right shade.

How To: Create an Egyptian queen makeup look w/ DIY headdress

In this video, we learn how to create an Egyptian queen makeup look with a headdress. Start by padding gold shadow all over the lid, avoiding the crease area. After this, take a black eyeshadow and place it into the crease, not making it a v-shape, cutting it from the bottom of the eye. After this, apply black eyeliner to the top of the lid, going out to the side underneath the black shadow. Next, apply a silver shadow underneath the brows as a highlight. Apply black eyeliner to the bottom of...

How To: Make your own lipstick bullet

With thousands of beauty companies out there, we can generally find at least one lipstick shade that makes us look more dazzling than New Year's Eve. But sometimes, whether you need to match your lipstick to your dress or just can't seem to find The One, you need a specific color that no brand carries.

How To: Apply makeup for women of color

In this video series, watch as professional makeup artist teaches how to apply every day makeup for women of color. Learn how to apply foundation, concealer, powder, eye makeup, eyeshadow, eyelid color, eyeliner, bronzer, and lipstick. Get beauty tips on the difference between day makeup and night makeup and learn how to accentuate your color with the righ

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.

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