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How To: Do an Alice in Wonderland cheshire cat makeup look

In order to create a dramatic Alice in Wonderland Cheshire Cat inspired makeup look, you will need the following: a shocking pink base, a neon pink shadow, a deep purple eye shadow, light brow bone color, white eyeliner, lip liner, lipstick, pink blush, lip gloss, pink shadow, liquid liner, mascara, and false eyelashes.

How To: Get a vintage glam makeup look

In this video, we learn how to get a vintage glam makeup look. First, apply a base to the eye, then apply a white shimmery shadow to the entire eye. After this, apply a brown shadow on the outer part of the eye to the crease of the eye. Blend this upwards, then apply a vanilla colored eyeshadow underneath the eyebrow and blend. Next, take an eyeliner pencil and smudge it into the lashes on the upper lash line, winging it at the outer end. When finished, smudge the color out to the edge of the...

How To: Get Carmen Electra or Playboy playmate smoky eyes

In this video, we learn how to get Carmen Electra or Playboy playmate smoky eyes. First, apply a primer to the eyelid, then apply a shimmer gray shadow to the entire eyelid with a brush. Brush the shadow so it makes a wing at the edge of the eye. Next, apply a darker shadow to the outside of the eye, building it up until you have the darkness that you prefer. Apply a matte black shadow on the outer v after this, then apply a skin tone color shadow and brush into the top of the eye to blend ou...

How To: Add bounce and shine to your curly bob with HerCut

HerCut is an innovative new line of haircare products at Sephora that's built on the premise that every haircut is unique and requires its own styling products to create the best texture and shine. As "no duh" as this seems, there actually aren't many lines out there that are built for individual hair styles.

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: 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: 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: Apply Mad Hatter inspired wearable makeup

To apply this particular Mad Hatter inspired makeup you need to start first by applying a lime green color from the mayron pallet to your lid. Then you just take the brush and feather out the edge you created. Taking sun yellow color from ben nuys, apply it to the inner third and inner corner of your lid. Then take the chartreuse color, applying it to the middle third of your lid taking the brush blending it slightly into the sun yellow. After this, take a jade color, applying it to the outer...

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 Revlon Colorstay foundation

Revlon Color stay foundation is a great makeup that can be applied easily for a flawless look! Follow the instructional tutorial and learn how to apply this makeup evenly for the best results possible. The easiest way to apply this foundation is using a damp sponge. Take the foundation and apply it directly onto the damp sponge. Then apply a light layer all over your face. Make sure that you blend the foundation into your neck as well. The best way to cover acne scars or active breakouts is b...

Apply Alice in Wonderland: Mad Hatter makeup

This tutorial suits for Halloween occasions, featuring Glamour Doll Eyes, which is a perfect colors for the Mad Hatter. The shadows used in this tutorial are Cloud Coverage, Shaded Orchid, Love Spell and P inky Swear. Cotton balls are used for eyebrows and eyelash glue is used for the eyebrows, to? remove it just pulled it off, you can take a cotton ball with makeup remover on it and hold it against the brow which should help loosen the glue. Other products used are Fluorescent Colored Hairsp...

How To: Depot powders and creams

This video explains how to get powder or cream make-up out of the plastic container that it comes in. You can condense your products to take up less space if you remove them from the pots and put them in palettes. The tools you need are a flat iron or other heat source, parchment paper to cover the plate of the flat iron, an X-acto knife, alcohol, cotton pads, make-up in pots, self-adhesive magnets and a palette. First use the X-acto knife to pull the plastic pot out of the container. Set the...

How To: Use makeup for a dark-eyed androgynous look

This video will show you how to have an androgynous high fashion look. Use dark blue eyeshadow as base extending to your lower lids. Use dark plumage (Mac) or any dark shade (purple or blue) over the base color. Use an eyeliner for the lids and lower lash line and put some matte black eyeshadow on top of it. Apply an eyeshadow, same color as your face, for the highlights. Use an eye brow pencil for the brows and black carbon eyeshadow on the base of your brows. Use brush to blend and apply cl...

How To: Apply eyeshadow for beginners

This tutorial will show you how to apply basic eyeshadow for beginners, regardless of your skin tone. A lighter eyeshadow should be used on your actual eyelids, ending at your crease, so that this lighter color may be able to absorb other further eyeshadow colors. A darker color should be used on the eyelid crease itself in order to make your eyelid more prominent. A matte color should also be used above the crease, extending towards your brow bone in order to enhance your eyes. For any begin...

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: Create a Nancy Grace makeup look

Whether you love Nancy Ann Grace or hate her, you can't deny that her eye makeup is always amazing. Watch Princess Pinkcat in this tutorial video about creating her Nancy Grace makeup look. She didn't curl her hair for this video, just tucked it under to make it look more like Grace's hair length.

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: Create a Gwen Stefani cat eye with your makeup

Get a sexy rock 'n' roll look that would be seen on the likes of such stylish celebs as Katy Perry and Gwen Stefani. In this makeup tutorial hosted by the experts at Smashbox Cosmetics, get tips, tricks and secrets to achieving this look without paying for a stylist. With dark, deep lips and a black pussy cat eye applied to your lids, you'll be ready to take center stage!

How To: Apply eye makeup like Avril Lavigne

This instructional cosmetics video demonstrates how to create an Avril Lavigne inspired look. After apply basic eyeliner, use pink and red eyeshadows to create a bold, teenybopper look. Don't forget some pink lips to top the look off. Products used in this video are Chi Chi Eye Palette -- Brazilian Goddess, Exhibit Eyeliner Pencil - 01 Black

How To: Do a light blue dry ice smoky eye makeup look

The smoky eye look doesn't need to be dark. This makeup is inspired by blues and dry ice. You'll need Rimmel eye kohl liner, MAC pigments and eyeshadow, Sephora eye liner, and L'oreal mascara. Watch this video makeup application tutorial and learn how to do a light blue dry ice smoky eye makeup look.

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.