Natural makeup looks good during the day, at your business meeting (so you look gorgeous rather than tacky), at the gym (if you're one of those gals who refuse to leave the house without makeup), and at the club (if you switch up your nude lipcolor for a more vibrant one, like coral or blue red).
In this tutorial, we learn how to apply false bottom lashes. First, make sure you have lashes that are meant for the bottom of the eyes, so they aren't too long and they don't stick on the wrong way. Now, brush brown eyeshadow onto the waterline of the eye, where the lashes are at. After this, use your fingers to measure the false lashes to where you are going to place them on the bottom of the eye. Make sure they aren't too long, and if they are, cut them until they are the right length. Aft...
This video gives an awesome makeup tutorial for the Queen of Hearts from Tim Burton's version of "Alice in Wonderland". In Burton's film, Helena Bonham Carter plays the vicious Red Queen, a character not to be messed with. Even at Halloween. Also, you'll get some costume ideas to help compete your Queen of Hearts costume. See how to transform yourself with all of the following products:
False eyelashes can be the most intimidating part of your makeup routine! It can be overwhelming or frustrating at first trying to apply them, but hopefully these steps will ease that anxiety. This beauty video demonstrates how to apply fake eyelashes.
To apply a Megan Fox-inspired makeup is very simple if you work on the steps which is as follows. First, use a 'Maybelline' Quad in 'Chai' Latte and use the lid color and put into the crease of your eyelid (use a color slightly deeper than your natural skin color). Next, use the brow color in the quad and apply to your eye brows. Next, use Sally Girl eyeshadow in Champagne and apply to eyelid and near the tear duct. Take the lid color from the quad and apply under the lower lash line. Use E.L...
In this tutorial, we learn how to create a realistic looking cut using cinema makeup. This is a great look for a new year or holiday look that you want to make yourself look more unique and stand out! First, take a brow pencil and redefine your brows so they are darker and more intense. Avoid using black, most people cannot pull this look off. Now, use eyeshadow primer on the eyelids to enhance the eyeshadow color. After this, use gold eyeshadow and apply on the outer v of the eye. Then, take...
- First, use a Maybelline Quad in Chai Latte and use the lid color and put into the crease of you eyelid (use a color slightly deeper than your natural skin color).
Jessica Harlow presents a great look for Halloween. She mostly uses eye shadows by "Beauty from Earth" and "Obsessive Compulsive" brands, but thinks it is OK to use colors from any 88 shade shimmery shadow palettes available in the market.
Dip into the sultriness of Arabic women with this Fall look that's sure to drop jaws. It's a smokey Arabic-style look with vivid purples and reds. It's the perfect autumn makeup look when wearing dark colors. Watch this video for the step-by-step instructions for applying this eye makeup, and check out the products used below.
As a general rule of thumb, when you wear makeup it's not supposed to look like you're really wearing makeup, but simply like you're a more awake and youthful version of yourself. Makeup is there to flatter, not to hide.
Many stage productions will require exaggerated eyelashes. The fake lashes make your eyes stand out, even from far away. You can use these lashes for anything from dance competitions to acting performances to Halloween to a night out!
Make your eyes look bigger and brighter by lengthening your lashes. You Will Need
The Paper Bag Princess is one of the most beloved children's books for girls of all time, and it's heroine is a great role model for young girls everywhere. If you love the book, watch this video to learn how you can make an easy, sexy Paper Bag Princess Halloween costume.
Lea Michele, who plays perfectionist and super-talented singer Rachel Berry on "Glee," is quite unlike her school girl outfit-loving television alter ego. In fact, on the red carpet she's a big fan of sultry, sirenish makeup looks with winged liner, red lips, and big, voluminous hair.
When it comes to clubbing makeup, the crazier the better. Because clubs tend to have very dim lighting (and lots of girls dressed to the nines hoping to impress), your ordinary nudes and natural makeup simply won't show up.
Kitana is hands-down the sexiest female member of the "Mortal Kombat" clan. She's basically a female ninja, wearing a bandana over her face and a slinky ninja-inspired costume. She also carries a very coquettish and feminine fan, which disarms her challengers to let her kick some ass.
Scarlett Johansson is one of the most gorgeous women in the world, so she doesn't need much help beauty-wise with makeup and styling to look good. But for her recent ad campaign for Dolce and Gabanna makeup, she totally turned up the bombshell factor and went all out with sizzling Sophia Loren-inspired eyes and plush nude lips.
On Halloween lots of revelers go all out with their costumes, donning full body makeup to look like Neytiri from "Avatar" come to life or slipping on a bladed glove like Freddy Krueger.
Urban Decay has a nasty habit of releasing highly anticipated makeup palettes in very limited quantities so they sell like hotcakes. Their most recent palette, NAKED, sold out in seconds on their website, but if you were one of the lucky ones to snatch one of these up, then this tutorial will teach you how to create a smokin' hot look using the palette.
While there exist many makeup tutorials out on the web, you'll seldom find one that applies to all skin tones. Darker skin tones in particular require a different outlook in terms of color intensity and application.
Not every look has to be loud and colorful. Sometimes you just need a simple, natural day time look.
What is it about Parisian women that makes them so effortlessly chic and timelessly beautiful? Whether we're talking about Charlotte Gainsbourg, AKA Jane Birkin's daughter, or an older lady like Juliette Binoche, Parisian women really take it easy when it comes to applying makeup, emphasizing skincare instead. And they look gorgeous doing it.
Start with a totally bare eyelid to create the base for the winged eye. It's important to go for a gel eyeliner. This allows you more precision than liquid eyeliners. Pull the skin taut at the outer eye, look down & using a flat brush, apply liner into lash line itself on top eyelid, in between root of lashes. Taking the line from the inner corner of the eye, put color in lash line all the way to outer corner of eye. Close eye; pull lid towards ear so skin is taut. Repeat base step; this time...
Just in case you've been living under a rock (AKA without internet) for the past couple of days, here's a quick update: "Gossip Girl" star Taylor Momsen has officially become the new face of Madonna and her daughter Lourdes' new fashion line, Material Girl.
Unless you're an actual mermaid or a member of the Na'vi, this insane mermaid look probably won't get you any propositions on the street.
Are you in the mood for plums? No— not the fruit, but the reddish-purple color that looks great on your face. This makeup tutorial will show you how to enjoy the benefits of the plum color with this "plum paradise" look. Get the step-by-step details by watching the video, and check out the products below.
We are officially living the era of the smoky eye. No matter where you go you see girls who all look the same, with bronzy, blended out smoky eyes paired with nude or pale pink lips. Call it the Kim Kardashian effect; call it modern drama, but we're honestly getting sick and tired of it.
Most of us aren't born with thick, long eye lashes, but the intensity of fringe can be increased with some falsies. Individual false eyelashes are more natural looking then the strip kind, but can be a bit trickier to apply. This how-to video gives some tips for using false eyelashes. You'll need individual false eyelashes, special glue, tweezers, and whatever eye makeup you want to put on over. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to attach individual false eyelashes to your eyes.
Make up artist Katie teaches viewers easy to follow techniques in achieving a Megan Fox make up look. Using a make up brush, apply concealer below the eyes and areas all over the face. Use a sponge to apply the foundation and gently blend it with the concealer to achieve a flawless look. To achieve a glow in your face, use a blush brush and apply blush on shade with a fine shimmer all over the face with emphasis on the cheeks and forehead. Perfect-shaped eye brows is achieved by applying blac...
The colors demonstrated in this how-to video are especially flattering on brown eyes and making them pop. Use Pur Minerals's color correcting primer in peach, 4 in 1 pressed mineral makeup in medium dark, mineral split plan in mineral glow/mineral light, blush in plum adalite, universal pencil in natural (eyebrows), eye prep, beauty in numbers eyeshadow palette: numbers 10, 8, 3, MAC kohl power pencil in feline, Revlon Colorstay liquid liner in blackest black, Model Co. lashes, MAC zoomlash m...
Good makeup isn't when others notice you're wearing makeup, it's when they complement how beautiful you look today. You can enhance your own beauty by executing a couple tried and true makeup tricks. A little bit of makeup can go a long way.
1. Before applying eye makeup, eliminate under-eye swelling by applying cold compresses to your eyes for ten minutes. Any fluid retention around your eyes will cause eyes to look smaller.
Honestly, we think Katy Perry is pretty without any makeup on (as she says in "Teenage Dream"). The girl does know how to work a makeup brush, though, and enjoys doing pin up looks with high intensity pigmentation.
As far as makeup skills go, knowing how to create a dramatic smoky eye is as important as knowing how to paint on the perfect red lip. Learn how to do this basic makeup trick and you'll be ready for any fabulous occasion, from bat mitzvahs to Christmas.
In this video, we learn how to transform into a seductive vampire for Halloween. First, apply pale foundation to the face until you have flawless coverage. After this, apply loose powder to set your foundation. Apply brown eyeshadow to the sides of the nose, then blend them out to make it look natural. Then, highlight the bridge of the nose and fill in the eyebrows. Now, apply a rust colored eyeshadow to the lids and on the lower lash lines. Apply a dark brown after this, blending together in...
Wearing layers and layers of makeup during the day is just asking for disaster, especially now that the humidity is soaring and temperatures are climbing up higher and higher.
Watch this makeup video tutorial from Petrilude on how to create a carbon copy "smoky purple eyes" makeup look. What does carbon copy mean? Well, Xsparkage was inspired by Petrilude's "Jeweltone UV Neon" look and did her own version (which was beyond amazing), now Petrilude is copying and bettering one of her styles, the "smoky purple eyes" look. See how to do this new version of the smokey purple eyes.
Watch this instructional cosmetics video to apply makeup for a look based on M.A.C's Lightly Ripe face chart using the Spiced Chocolate quad from the Cult of Cherry collection. The products used to create the look in this video are: M.A.C Spiced Chocolate quad, M.A.C Eye Shadow Brule and Brown Script,
This is a makeup tutorial video which will teach you to apply Loreal HiP eye makeup for a cute blue eyeshadow look.
Take some tips from Michelle Phan with this video on creating your own natural eye makeup remover. Stop spending the bucks when the solution is right in the kitchen cabinet.