Hot Makeup How-Tos

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: Turn yourself into Twilight Edward Cullen with makeup

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.

How To: Create the makeup look of Bella Swan 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 Bella Swan's makeup, based on the actress Kristin Stewart in the Twilight movie.

How To: Apply an Avril Lavigne inspired makeup look

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!

How To: Create pretty bohemian braids for summer

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.

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: Save money on beauty products

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...

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: Be the Queen of Hearts from "Alice in Wonderland" for Halloween

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!

How To: Apply false eyelashes for Asian eyes

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 ...

How To: Get Out Lipstick Stains

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 ...

How To: Use four tricks to make your eyes look bigger

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 ...