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.
Fake nails can be such a pain in the butt. Yeah, they look good when they're on (they're one of the few things that look perfect when we wake up, unlike our face and hair), but removing them inevitably leaves nail scratches, stubby, ugly nails, and causes pain.
In this tutorial, learn how to turn your willing boyfriend, brother, roommate or buddy into a sexy Twilight vampire using makeup. This clip will walk your through everything you need to know to get this look. When you head to the cinema to watch the latest Twilight movie (like Eclipse) make sure you look the part. Celebrate in style with this pale, statuesque look from the Makeup Designory's Sean Conklin.
The world has gone Lady Gaga MAD! Run for cover! ... But run for cover in STYLE with this makeup tutorial by makeup master, Michelle Phan. In this video, Phan re-creates the "big eye" look for Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" music video.
Makeup geek brings you this tutorial on creating celebrity style makeup. Learn how to create the beautiful Pamela Anderson's makeup look, easy at home. Fun celebrity style tips. This Pamela Anderson look is sexy and fun.
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 Bella Swan's makeup, based on the actress Kristin Stewart in the Twilight movie.
This tutorial video will teach you to make your very own mixing medium for makeup from materials you can get at home.
A great way to get perfect liner all the time, every time! Taking long to design or apply your liner? Here's an easy way how.
If you're lucky enough to have snow outside your front door right now, then you know how beautiful it can be to just take a walk around the neighborhood, watching as the soft snow glistens quietly. Mimic that same surreal magic by creating a makeup look inspired by snow.
Usually we think that Halloween means dressing up in your spookiest, creepiest attire and scaring the living daylights out of friends and family. But you can be pretty too! Check out this makeup tutorial to learn how to create an exotic Arabian princess makeup look.
Jane Volturi is the littlest and youngest vampire in the Volturi vampire clan, but that doesn't mean she isn't tough. In fact, with her ability to inflict pain on others simply using her thoughts, she's one badass you don't want to mess with.
Davy Jones, the octopus-like captain of the Flying Dutchman in Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean," is one deliciously evil villain. But, as with all infamous villains, he wouldn't be where he is today without his band of marauders.
Girls always want they don't have. We know lots of girls with freckles who prefer to cover them up, which there are those of us who wish we had a few cute ginger spots on our faces.
We can't overstate how much we love Rihanna. When she went from manufactured pop princess to edgy "bad" girl a few years back, we thought she finally looked at peace with herself and with her image. And now, her bold, colorful cat eyes and neon hued lips make her a celebrity who truly stands out from the pack.
Smokey eyes get a rep for being a nighttime makeup look, the ultimate transformative tool to go from clean and conservative to sultry and sexy. But they don't have to be reserved just for nighttime activities.
In this makeup how-to tutorial, the divine Lauren Luke does it again. In this video, Lauren Luke shows you how to put on an Avril Lavigne inspired underground look. Who doesn't want to look like Avril Lavigne? Just follow along and you'll be rocking out like Lavigne in no time at all!
Despite being well known as the Era of Homogenously Bad Taste, the '80s have recently been referenced by high end designers (think Marc Jacobs), movies (think "Sex and the City 2"), and makeup artists (think the strong fuchsia lips that are in right now).
To become a truly good and believable drag queen you must either get rid of or cover up any vestiges of your, well, manhood. This includes tucking down there, wearing heels and dresses, and wigs.
Ponytails are often hairstyles associated with summer because they're super easy to do, take care of, and wipe all the pesky hairs off your face so you can focus on more important things like swimming and sipping your margarita and looking cute doing it in front of the cabana boy without all your locks humiliatingly dunking into your drink.
Want to dress up like Rihanna for Halloween? Okay, we're totally kidding, but you should watch this special effects makeup tutorial if you're looking to wear a costume that requires facial scarring and bruising this Hallowen.
Shading, whether it's for eyeshadow, blush, or bronzer, is one of the indispensible makeup skills you'll be using for the rest of your makeup doing career.
Isn't it annoying when you kiss your hubby and lose all your lipstick? I'm sure they aren't thrilled about suddenly wearing your shade either. Check out this video for tips and tricks on how to keep your lipstick on even when you are getting hot and heavy!
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.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to save money on beauty products. In-store cards and frequent buyer programs can save a lot of money. When you scan the CVS Extra Care card at checkout or in-store kiosk, coupons based on your purchase will be printed automatically. It will give good discounts. Web only offers are becoming popular. Private sale sites have also become popular. You simply sign up on the site and take offers that the site has. This video will benefit those viewers who ar...
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...
The makeup artist Julia presents this tutorial in partnership with VSP vision care in order to demonstrate makeup tips for people wearing glasses or contact lens.
In this video by amazing make-up artist, Kandee Johnson, we learn how to apply the make-up and costume of character, Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland. Specifically, Johnson develops the character look from the newer Tim Burton re-make of the movie, the Queen of Hearts played by Helena Bonham Carter. In this tutorial, Kandee shows how to cover eyebrows, apply white face, and apply those heart-shaped lips!
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This tutorial teaches you how to apply individual false eyelashes video tutorial. Applying individual false eyelashes is a great way to achieve a dramatic and glamorous evening look. You will need individual false eyelashes, individual false eyelash glue, a piece of tin foil, a small pair of scissors and a pointed pair of tweezers. Apply your desired eyeshadow first, a light shimmery eyeshadow creates the best effect for this look in terms of contrast against the false eyelashes. Pour a very ...
This how to video gives a step by step guide to creating this butterfly inspired eyeshadow look. To achieve this makeup look the following products are used: MAC 120 Pro Palette, Benefit Lemonaid eye base , Kanebo black liquid liner, navy eyeliner, and black mascara.
Here's a great tutorial on how to apply liquid liner perfectly, even if you have shaky hands.
There are countless beauty tools, from expensive brushes that perfect your application of powder to carefully shaped smoothing pads that help you to blend your makeup. Yet hiding in your silverware drawer is a free and highly useful beauty tool that can help you create an even more sophisticated look: a spoon.
We've all been there! You either drop your lipstick or had a lipstick swatch transfer onto your clothes. Chances are you just happened to be wearing white too! In this video I show you a simple way to take care of the problem using white vinegar, baking soda and clear dish soap. Which means you are using less harsh chemicals ( I now use a clear dish soap that is made with organic and natural ingredients) So forget bleach or a stain remover pen! I've found that bleach can leave a yellow stain ...
Hi dolls! This is a video I uploaded to share the secret of how to cover deep pitted acne scarring without caking on the makeup. This is good for girls and guys! As this technique is light coverage with a little extra on affected areas. Using the makeup sponge is key to this technique. Enjoy :)
Princess Jasmine is seriously one of the hottest of the minority Disney Princesses. Something about her strapless top and billowy genie pants? Either way, if you're itching to dress up as Princess Jasmine for Halloween then we don't blame you.
Jealous of thin as a rail models with those chiseled, sculpted cheekbones so sharp they could grate cheese? You need not be. We normal folk can look just as defined and ready to strut our thangs down the runway by learning how to contour our faces.
While it's true that all of the Victoria's Secret Angels were born genetically blessed (and somehow big-bossomed and skinny all at once), at the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show even they require a football team of makeup artists and hairstylists.
Let's face it, gals: Not all of us were born with those covetable beestung Angelina Jolie lips. In fact, most of us have average sized lips or even thin lips.
In this tutorial we learn four tricks to make your eyes look bigger. The first tip is to layer on a shimmery light shadow to the eyes and then add on a darker color to the crease of the eye. Curl the lashes and then apply mascara to the eyes after clamping and working up the eye. Next, take some false lashes and apply these to the outer edge of the eye. The lashes will give you a thick and luxurious look. Later when you go to take these off you just need to use simple eye makeup remover. Any ...