Soften Skin

How To : Soften skin in Lightroom 2

In this software video tutorial you will learn how to soften skin feature in Lightroom 2 in Yanik's Photo School. Select a photo and zoom in to the skin area. Click on the adjustment brush, or ctrl K. Here you can adjust 7 features; exposure, brightness, contrast, saturation, ...more

How To : Soften skin with surface blur in Photoshop

If the subject of your photo doesn't look as fresh as you'd like, check out this tutorial and learn how to soften skin with the surface blur tool in Photoshop. This tool is quite easy to do and in less than five minutes you could make a dramatic difference to your photos. So, ...more

How To : Soften skin like a pro in Photoshop

If the subject of your photos has skin imperfections, it is very easy to fix this in Photoshop. If you do not have the time to do each individual blemish, or wish to simply give the skin an overall fresher look, check out this tutorial. In this video, you will learn how to sof ...more

How To : Make a skin clearing egg white and honey face mask

Are all those days spent outside baking in the sun finally catching up with you? Solve dry skin and sunburn problems all in one step by watching this tutorial. Glamology.com will guide you through a really quick and easy facial masque you can make to cleanse and soften your s ...more

How To : Avoid skin irritation while shaving

In this tutorial, we learn tips on how to avoid skin irritation while shaving. For women, this is a necessary thing they must do everyday, but irritation occurs often. First, shave only in the shower. In the beginning, use a cleanser on the area you are going to shave. During ...more

How To : Make lemonade

There’s nothing like a glass of ice cold lemonade on a hot day. You Will Need * 10 lemons * A fork * A manual juicer * Water * Sugar * A strainer or cheesecloth * Lemon zester * Lemon peels Step 1: Prepare the lemons Wash the lemons, prick their skins with a fork, and micro ...more

How To : Conceal under eye circles with REAL SIMPLE

Learn how to conceal under eye circles with Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE. The thin skin under the eyes is prone to dark circles?especially when you don't get enough sleep. Here's how to achieve a bright-eyed look. All it takes is a few cosmetics to cover up those dark circles. ...more

How To : Treat & cure acne with the honey home remedy

Honey, as a treatment for acne, acts as a natural antibiotic to kill the impurities in the skin. Use honey to treat acne with tips from a professional makeup artist in this free instructional video on skin care. Honey is a good home remedy for treating acne and softening skin!

How To : Make Homemade Nourishing Creams

Homemade nourishing creams are easy and very simple to make. The ingredients are harmless and natural. It costs a fraction of what you would pay in the market. You also know exactly what goes into the product you make. Since homemade nourishing creams do not contains any prese ...more

How To : Shave Pubic Hair for Women

Many women may be curious about removing their pubic hair. Taking it all off can make you feel more confident and open. You will need either razors or wax; this video uses razors and shaving cream and gives you tips on selecting the perfect razor. It is worth it to spend the m ...more

How To : Smooth skin in Photoshop

The author of this video takes us through the process of smoothing the skin in Photoshop. The video helps you to conceal blemishes in your photos. It is an easy way to soften and smooth someone’s skin in a photo without blurring out any important image details. One would defin ...more

How To : Make homemade ginger and garlic paste

This how-to video is about how to make homemade ginger and garlic paste. This video is provided by Anuja and Hetal, and they explains us the simpler method of preparing ginger and garlic paste which is used in most of the Indian dishes. Materials and ingredients required: 1) ...more

How To : Roast garlic

Transform a piquant herb into a creamy, sweet paste by oven-roasting garlic with the help of these tips. You Will Need * Whole bulbs of garlic * A sharp knife * Olive oil * Salt and pepper * Aluminum foil * A small knife * French bread or pasta * Clay garlic roaster (optional) ...more

How To : Prevent and treat ingrown toenails

Ingrown toenails happen when the nails on your toes grow in the wrong direction and dig into the surrounding skin. Follow a few easy steps to treat this painful condition, and prevent it from happening again. You Will Need * Well-fitting shoes * A nail trimmer * A nail file * ...more

How To : Prevent razor burn and ingrown hairs when shaving

In this video, which is another installment of Masc Minute, we learn about razor burns, and how to prevent and treat razor burns. One thing is that you don't want to be using a dull razor. As soon as your razor is done, throw it out, because that will definitely irritate your ...more

How To : Shave like a gentleman

Get all of the objects you use for your shave. Make sure your razor is sharp. Your daily shave should be a delight and not a chore. Start by washing your face with hot water. The hot water opens up your pours allowing your beard bristles so be pushed out. Message a pre-shave p ...more

How To : Cut a mango with a few well-placed cuts

It's irresistibly exotic and lusciously juicy; it's also got that enormous pit that sometimes makes the mango seem like more trouble than it's worth. Tame this tropical teaser with a few well-placed cuts. You Will Need * A mango * A cutting board * A paring knife * And a bowl ...more

How To : Get great skin like a celebrity

Not everyone in Hollywood owes their nice complexion to a dermatologist. Here are some homespun beauty secrets you can steal. You Will Need: * Sugar * Extra virgin olive oil * Liquid vitamin C * Washcloths * Bag Balm * Honey * Petroleum jelly * Un-petroleum jelly (optional) S ...more

How To : Give yourself a pedicure

Fancy feet are a must for sandals and peep-toe shoes. Pamper yourself with a pedicure that’s easy and gets you back on your feet in no time. You Will Need * Nail polish remover * Cotton balls or pads * Nail clippers * A nail file * A cuticle remover * A cuticle orange stick * ...more

How To : Make less expensive cuts of meat tender

You don't need to pay filet mignon prices to get melt-in-your-mouth tenderness. You just need to know a few tricks. Learn how to make less expensive cuts of meat tender. No need to spend the big bucks on fancy steak. Step 1: Rub with papaya Briskly rub the inside skin of a fr ...more

How To : Make your own salt scrub

Why go to the spa when you can make your own soothing salt scrub at home for a fraction of the cost? “Pauper Princess” Lynne Rominger demos how to mix up a batch of skin-softening luxury.

How To : Make solid perfume with sweet almond or jojoba oil

We love the way spritzing on our favorite perfume before we got out for a night on the town makes us feel instantly sexier and more confident. But we don't love how those charming vanilla notes fade after just half an hour or so. How do you make your perfume last without need ...more

News : Don't Kill the Messenger, or the Makeup Artist!

I’m terrified of you. Yes, you- Director of Photography (DP). Your framing is beautiful, but your lighting could kill me, and my career. I am the Makeup Artist, and I don’t believe we’ve met. In most Film schools they’re still teaching using film in this digital age.  Same is ...more

How To : Cook fresh pumpkin flowers

To cook pumpkin flowers you need some pumpkin flowers and some of the smaller more tender leaves from the pumpkin patch. First thing is to take off the little spiny things from the base of the flower. Then you want to pop the top of the flower off at base of the stem. Remember ...more

How To : Make your face look thinner

This video teaches the secrets to make your face look thinner in an easier way. An excellent summary is given below. To contour your face with cream, take a concealer two times darker than your skin tone, using your finger apply it below the cheek bone. To hide any extra fluff ...more

How To : Make Cajun-style smothered potatoes

Beryl Stokes shows how to make ‘Smothered Potatoes’ in this video. She begins by peeling the skin of 8 medium white potatoes. Next, she cuts a potato in half and thinly slices it. The same is done for the remaining potatoes. The potato slices are soaked in water to prevent the ...more

How To : Do a daytime smoky eye look for everyday

This is about how to do a daytime smoky eye look for everyday. Below are the steps: 1. Pat eye primer onto your eyelids with your fingers. 2. Apply a faint baby blue eye shadow to the inner corner of the eye with a flat shadow brush. 3. Apply a water blue eye shadow onto the ...more

HowTo : Get Rid of the Hair-Down-There

Jezebel has compiled 8 user-posed questions that address not just the hair-down-there, but any and all shaving and waxing concerns. How do I avoid ingrown hairs? How can I remove lip/chin/facial hair without causing blemishes or scarring? How can I get my legs to stay smooth ...more

How To : Create purple smoky eyes makeup look

Purple is a classic eyeshadow color that can effortlessly be worn as part of the smoky look, whether you're an expert or novice at applying makeup. 1. Prep clean eyelids for smoky purple eyeshadow by applying an eye primer from lash line to brow bone. 2. Apply a black eyeshado ...more

How To : Create a geisha makeup look for Halloween

Wash your face and make sure there are no oils or lotions. Use a toner or a makeup primer which you can purchase at drug store. Pull your hair off of your face with a headband. No hair should be near your face, ears or nape of neck. This is the oil undercoat for use with the ' ...more

How To : Make a paper mache watermelon

These paper mache techniques are solid and will help you with other paper mache projects. (In case you don't want to make a paper mache watermelon). Materials needed: * Plenty of Newspapers * Flour, water and salt to make the paper mache and a bowl to mix it in * Two plastic ...more

How To : Get rid of stretch marks, scars and acne blemishes

This video will show you how to get rid of stretch mark scars and acne blemishes. Your treatment options depend on the type and severity of your scarring. One way to improve the appearance of a scar is through a collagen injection, given by your dermatologist. Corticosteroids ...more

How To : 12 Reasons Why You Should Have Baby Oil at Home

Paper shredder not working like it used to? Soak several pieces of paper in baby oil and run them through the shredder, which will help lubricate the blades and make them run smoothly for future shredding purposes. In addition to saving yourself the trip of buying a new paper ...more

How To : 8 Practical Ways to Use Bacon Grease

Need to get a painful splinter out of your skin? Apply some bacon grease onto the affected area and place a band-aid on it overnight. The bacon grease will soften the skin tissue and draw out the splinter, making it easier to remove with tweezers the next day. After cooking y ...more

How To : The Secret Trick to Peeling Shallots More Easily

Certain foods like garlic, onions, and shallots are food staples for a reason—they're unbelievably flavorful and cost very little. However, with their papery thin skins, they're also a pain to peel. We've already shown you how to peel a garlic clove more easily using the micr ...more

How To : Use Chayote Squash for Fries, Salad, Pie, & More

Several years ago, I moved to Brooklyn, New York, just outside a Spanish neighborhood. It was here that I was introduced to chayote. Fast-forward to present day: I live in Los Angeles and buy several chayote squash a week to cook with—yes, I said several. It's so versatile and ...more

Beetroot Ketchup : The Next Big Fry Fad

Step aside, Heinz: there's a new ketchup in town. Beetroot ketchup is the rising star of condiments. It's a vibrant, earthy, and sweet topping for summer BBQ burgers and grilled hot dogs, as well as a pretty un-beet-able dip for French fries. There's no corn syrup, it's paleo ...more

How To : Ripen an Avocado in 10 Minutes or Less

Summer cookouts and barbecues come with a lot of delicious foods, but to me, there's nothing better than dishes heaped with avocados. From guacamole to simply eating an avocado right out of its skin, I devour this fruit constantly—but it's one that can be tricky to find perfec ...more

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