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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 a Vanessa Hudgens smokey eye look

A major Hollywood player since she was a preteen, Vanessa Hudgens knows what looks on the red carpet and what doesn't. And, like most girls, she's found that the smokey eye never fails to make your eyes pop and to the make the eyes of nearby cartoon wolves pop out.

How To: Get a trauma look with makeup on a budget

Looking to get bloody on a budget? This makeup by Koren of EnKoreMakeup, shows how to create a look of trauma, great for next year's Halloween costume, on a budget! Materials used to get this look include Duo Lash Glue, Elmers Glue Stick, Fantabulous Gouache, Shaze Craze Gouache, Brute Gouache, and an old (but clean) toothbrush.

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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Airbrush makeup foundation

Have you practiced your airbrushing strokes? Ready to apply airbrush foundation? This makeup tutorial, hosted by makeup artist Koren, shows the basic application of airbrush foundation. Remember to conceal first, as once you applied airbrush foundation, you can't conceal on top of it as it will ruin the airbrushed areas.

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: Create a heroin chic makeup look

Logan demonstrates how to make a 'heroin chic' look using makeup applied with 192 and 290 brushes. He begins with highlighting powder. Shading is created by using processed powder. Eye definition is added with the 219 pencil brush to apply brown down eyeshadow. Next, blend down the nose using a 272 angled brush. Using the 242 brush he applies it heavily to the eyelids only. If you have loose powder, use it. Smolder eyeliner is applied to line the lower rim of the eye to give a mod look by avo...

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