Go out on the beach with confidence this summer, even if you haven't had the time to hit the gym. In this tutorial, learn a cool shortcut to six pack abs using makeup! These techniques are exactly what the stars do whenever they wear something revealing, so try this out and lo ...more
Makeup Fake Abs
Too busy (or lazy) for regular exercise? Here's a way you can create faux abs using makeup.
In this episode of BFX, Erik from Indy Mogul takes Zombie effects to the next level. If an exposed skull and yummy non-toxic guts are what you dream about, then you're a sick person. However you should still watch this episode in all it's "gory". Also seek mental treatment.
It's now possible to maintain a tanned look without damaging your skin. Learn how to create a healthy glow with makeup with this tutorial. This step by step how to video give you tips on faking a tan using makeup.
After Halloween Guide : How to Remove Makeup, Face Paint, Fake Blood & Body Glue from Skin & Clothing
Becoming someone else for Halloween is a lot of fun, but it can take a ton of tools to accomplish. An elaborate costume can require you to slather yourself in all kinds of makeup, paints and glues, and putting it on is only half the work. The real fun starts when the party's o ...more
Finally, the professionals are weighing in on how to create fake wounds! This video features a makeup artist from the BBC demonstrating how to make a really realistic fake cut on the hand of an actor using theatrical makeup. The plastic pieces from a CD jewel case that resembl ...more
Is your skin less than perfect? This how-to video will help you fake it like a pro. These makeup tips can help your skin look better than a work of art. A little bit of airbrush foundation can hide what ails you, from veins and dark circles to blotchy redness. Watch this video ...more
If you want to have your character punch a very hard object, or punch a person very hard, then it will help if you can show their damaged, bloodied knuckles afterwards. Now you can with help from this video. It will teach you how to create a very gory fake knuckle wound out of ...more
To really make your eyes stand out you may want to emphasize the crease in the eyelid with eye shadow. Dramatic eyes are great for going out at night and by using your darker shadow in the crease you will be sure to be noticed. Adding definition to your eyes couldn’t be simpl ...more
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. But that doesn't mean you can't make your mouth look like it deserves a spot in a Covergirl lipstick ad. Check out th ...more
It goes without saying that superstar Angelina Jolie was born a bit...genetically gifted. Natural huge cat eyes, long black hair, a body to die for and those unforgettable beestung lips have made her one of the most beautiful women in the world. But not all women were born wi ...more
Apply the zipper eye makeup Halloween costume look by gluing real zippers below your eye. This gives a really creepy, skin opening look. Make it more gruesome with fake blood and darker eye makeup. It's originally a MAC makeup look, but many use it for scary costuming or an in ...more
Fake wounds are one of the most popular makeup elements to include in Halloween costumes, and are also very useful in making films. This video will teach you how to create a realistic open facial wound using makeup. It looks so real, any doctors that you run into will probably ...more
In this video, we learn how to create a realistic looking cinema style head shot. First, you will need a cheap toy gun, colored wax, and fake blood to create this. Now, you will need to get some footage of the shooter shooting the gun and flinging fake blood in the persons fak ...more
This video shows you how to grow a beard or mustache, even if you're a lady...sort of. Using a Jack Sparrow makeup kit and some clever tapering of the fake beards contained in the kit with scissors, you'll be able to finish your Jack Sparrow makeup look authentically. Make su ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to apply autumn gold brown eye makeup. First, apply a primer to the eye, then apply a gold color to the inner corner of the eye. Next, apply a dark gold color to the middle of the eye going up to the crease of the eye. Next, use a matte red/brown ...more
If you think about it, your face is just another canvas, with makeup being the paint. You add highlights here to bring parts you want to emphasize forward, bronzer there to create fake shadows, and draw on patches of color (lips) or lines (eyes) to make things either pop or re ...more
Applying foundation is the absolute most important step in obtaining a flawless makeup look. After all, makeup artists agree that good makeup starts with good skin (even if that good skin is faked). Learn how to fake China doll skin by watching this tutorial by Petrilude. Aft ...more
Greek gods and goddesses look like they glow from the inside. While we don't exactly wake up in the mornings looking like we just came back from summer vacation, it's easy to fake this Greek goddess glow with the right (shimmery) products. If you're in the mood to look perfec ...more
Once you contour your face you never go back. That's because contouring - or using varying shades of makeup (bronzers, foundations, highlighters, concealers) that are lighter or darker than your skin - helps define your features. Alternatively, contouring can also fake feature ...more
Not all of us were born with Covergirl skin. In fact, we can bet that even most Covergirls (that's right Drew, even you) weren't born with perfect, front over skin. While we can use products that help exfoliate away dead skin cells and create a brighter glow, sometimes our ski ...more
Veronica Lake is without a doubt one of the most beautiful actresses of all time. And her signature hairstyle - lightly curled hair let down with a very deep side part and bangs cascading over one eye - is still copied by celebrities on a consistent basis. Whether you're dres ...more
There are a lot of videos out there that offer instructions for creating all sorts of fake wounds. Most of them, however, focus on cuts and gashes rather than that other devious and action-packed type of wound: the burn. This three-part video features detailed instructions for ...more
Let's face it ladies: All of us come with some baggage. While some of us have emotional baggage, we all have the physical kind: undereye baggage. This sagging and drooping of your undereye area is further aggravated by fine lines, wrinkles, and purple or blue circles. Ah, the ...more
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. Whether you're dressing up as assasination-friendl ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to look good naked. To ensure a healthy body; drink at least 2 liters of water a day, exercise 10 minutes a day, exfoliate once a week and moisturize often. Shave your legs, armpits and bikini area. Fake tanning will boost your confide ...more
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. What You Need: * False ...more
Making fake cuts and wounds is an art form that it can take years of makeup work to master. If you don't have time for that, watch this video! It will teach you how to make a really realistic fake wound on your arm using makeup, fake blood, and latex. The end result looks grea ...more
To make lip gloss look like fake blood you will need a tub of red eyeshadow, clear lip gloss, black eyeliner and red lip liner pencil. First dab a little bit of lip gloss onto your hand. Color red lip liner around the lip gloss blob. Then, flake the red eye shadow into the mix ...more
Learn how to make easy fake bruises with special effects makeup! Watch how to make the best fake bruises in this free video series on making fake bruises and stage makeup effects. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make fake bruises. Make fake bruises - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch ...more
This tutorial video will show you how to apply a fake beard using makeup and other househould products. This beard could almost pass for real, except for the fact that it's made of tea.
Chantilliscious is going for a basic neutral look in this video, which means there isn't really any makeup to it. But if you are going to be wearing false eyelashes with makeup, you'll want to make sure you style your eyes and other makeup before putting on fake lashes. Always ...more
Store-bought fake blood isn't too expensive, but the consistency and color are always the same. Real blood varies, from bright red when oxygenated (arterial blood) to deep, dark red when deoxygenated (venous blood), and it can be either thick or thin. So to achieve the best sp ...more
Whether you're an aspiring makeup artist or someone looking to gross out your friends on Halloween, learn how to apply a bloody injury to your hand. With makeup and product, achieve a fake exposed-knuckle injury to gross out even the strongest of stomachs! Most of the products ...more
Learn how to apply your own stage makeup including foundation, fake eyelashes, eye shadow, bronzer, blush, lipstick and more with expert makeup tips in this free online theater production video series. Part 1 of 26 - How to Basic stage makeup techniques. Basic stage makeup tec ...more
This makeup tutorial video will show you how to apply #35 lashes to complete your heatherette look. These fake lashes will definitely make your Heatherette makeup look fierce!
Everything you need for fake beards and mustaches. Learn how to apply fake facial hair for theater makeup and costuming in this free video. Apply fake facial hair for theater - Part 1 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Apply fake facial hair for thea ...more
Bruises may not be as gory or extreme as the gashes and slashes from some of the other fake-wound videos on the site, but they are an important part of the fake-injury world. I a brick falls on you, what you are going to have isn't a cut, but a very nasty bruise! This video wi ...more
In this how to video brought to you by ELLEgirl, learn how to perfect your false eyelash application skills. This makeup tutorial takes the struggle out of fake eyelashes.
Applying fake eyelashes doesn't have to be a pain. This tutorial teaches you how to apply false eyelashes. Remember to always apply fake eyelashes after you put on your eye makeup. You can use mascara and eyeliner to blend the false lashes into your own eyelashes. With the tip ...more
Creating fake wounds on the human body is one of the most fun parts of being an amateur or professional makeup artist, and whether your clients are you friends on Halloween or Brad Pitt. This video will teach you very quickly how to make a fake wound on your hand out of latex ...more
Master the technique with single lashes with this how-to video from Elle magazine. Enhance sparse eyelashes with some falsies. Watch this video makeup application tutorial and learn how to apply fake eyelashes.
There's a ton of videos on the web of musicians playing homemade PVC instruments, but I just recently stumbled upon the impressive work of PVC pipe player Kent Jenkins, aka Snubby J. His most recent video features a duet with his faux-twin, playing "Wizards in Winter" by the T ...more
Wrist wounds are some of the scariest wounds that a person can get because they are so associated with suicide. This video will teach you how to make a cool fake slit-wrist wound using some prop stuff and makeup. It looks very real, but don't let your parents see it or they'll ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to change your body features with makeup. To enhance the cleavage, you can purchase a product called Beautiful Breasts. You will first take the matte color and start to define where the breasts and cleavage are. Make the angles natural and make s ...more
Even, natural-looking foundation that covers up redness and flaws but doesn't look caked on or fake is the desired basis of any makeup look. But it just so happens that the rudimentary skill of applying foundation evenly is one of the hardest for most women to master. So if y ...more
Even, natural-looking foundation that covers up redness and flaws but doesn't look caked on or fake is the desired basis of any makeup look. But it just so happens that the rudimentary skill of applying foundation evenly is one of the hardest for women to master. So if you've ...more
False eyelashes add extra glamour to your eye makeup. Learn how to apply fake eyelashes by measuring and gluing in this free cosmetic video series from a professional makeup artist. Part 1 of 15 - How to Apply false eyelashes. Apply false eyelashes - Part 2 of 15. Click throug ...more
Let's be honest here: Most of us weren't born with makeup ad-worthy skin. Even if we had a perfect complexion when we were kids, teen acne, hormonal changes, and dry spots contribute to uneven skin tone and hyperpigmentation, meaning not so clear skin. Luckily, you can fake w ...more
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, ...more
Making fake scars, abrasions, lacerations, and other wounds is one of the most entertaining parts of special effects and makeup work. This video help you get started, teaching you how to make a really gross, festering, fresh-looking fake arm wound that will scare the pants off ...more
Special effect makeup, at home and easy. Make fake cuts and slashes for your Halloween haunting! Or any other day of the year, especially Valentine's Day.
This how-to video demonstrates a pretty and dramatic multi-hued green eye makeup look. For similar results, use the same cosmetics: MAC Beige-in shadestick, MAC Eyepopping eyeshadow, MAC True Chartreuse pro pigment, MAC Emerald Green pro pigment, Nars Night Porter eyeshadow, M ...more
Did you get duped into buying fake MAC cosmetics? Don't let it happen again. This two part how to video teaches you to identify real MAC makeup from the fakes. Part 1 of 2 - How to Spot fake MAC cosmetics. Part 2 of 2 - How to Spot fake MAC cosmetics.
It's pretty common to get a YouTube makeup tutorial inspired by a character from a movie, but to get one inspired by the movie itself? In this makeup tutorial, you'll learn how to do a pretty and bold eye makeup look inspired by the colors of the new Pixar/Disney movie "Toy S ...more
If you're a pale sister who just can't seem to catch a tan this summer but desire a gorgeous, lit-from-within glow that looks like you've been catching waves at the beach all day, then watch this makeup tutorial. You'll learn how to easily fake a tan as well as how to contour ...more
Here is an easy and cheap way to fake a realistic finger partially cut off. Just need bubble gum and makeup. Very good tip to scare your friends or just make an evil prank.
In this video series, watch as professional makeup artist Matt Cail teaches how to do scary clown makeup for Halloween. In this step by step makeup lesson learn how to apply the base paint, how to add triangles and fake blood, and really turn clowns into an evil thing. Take a ...more
Let our expert show you how to do super scary Vampire Halloween makeup! A vampire Halloween costume is easy, but getting the makeup right is key. Our expert will show you how to apply the various layers of vampire makeup, how to add gray shadows, how to add creepy bite marks o ...more
The art of creating convincing wound makeup is certainly a veritable skill for Halloween and SFX, but what about pranks? Courtney Mault and Max Sparber's Halloween makeup tutorial reveals an interesting concept: "Liquid latex rubber is great for wound makeup, large and small. ...more