Here Are Some Great Makeup Tips

1. How To Apply Lipstick Without Getting It On Your Teeth
No Lipstick On Your TeethEven if you have the perfect shade of red lipstick that would make Taylor Swift jealous, it will never, ever look good on your teeth.
2. How To Get Straight Eyeliner
Eyeliner Straight LineRemember in school when they always told you to use a ruler? The same goes for your liner.
3. How to Apply Lip Liner Without Looking Like A Clown
Perfect Lip LinerDon’t ignore this one because you think lip liner is dated. Practice getting that Cupid’s bow looking good now and you will thank yourself in a few years when lip liner becomes a trend again.
4. How To Use Makeup Brushes Properly
Makeup Brushes 101If you never figure out the difference between a blending brush and contouring brush, good luck trying to master any of the other techniques on this list. Brushes 101 is your first lesson.
5. How To Do A Smoky Eye
Smoky Eye HackThough you can’t really tell from looking at a smoky eye, there is a careful technique to making it look expertly smudged and not like you drew around your eyes with a Sharpie. Those aforementioned brushes will come in handy here.
6. How To Apply Mascara To Your Bottom Lashes
Mascara Bottom LashesIf a plastic spoon will save me from having to conceal my mascara smudges, I would use it. Though I think a tissue would work just as well.
7. How To Contour
Basic Contour How ToThis is a difficult one, so for your thirtieth birthday just focus on what spots you need to contour, and aim to master the technique for your fortieth. That should give you enough time.
8. How To Apply Natural-Looking Blush
Where To Apply Blush HackThe goal is to look fresh and cherubic, not feverish. Psssst, here are some more blush hacks to get that healthy glow.
9. How To Do Two-Tone Eyeshadow
Two-Tone EyeshaowYou can’t exactly say you’ve mastered eyeshadow if you only wear one shade at a time–especially if that shade is taupe.
10. How To Apply Red Lipstick
How To Apply Red LipstickOnce you’ve perfected red lipstick, you are this close to becoming a makeup master.
11. How To Blend Your Eyeshadow
How To Blend Your EyeshadowIf you just thought, “why do I need to blend my eyeshadow?” Give this a try and you’ll see how it makes your makeup look much more professional (and helps camouflage any parts that aren’t 100% perfect)
12. How To Apply Bronzer
How To Apply BronzerJust like with self tanner, the goal is to look sun-kissed, not like you rolled around in the mud. And remember to blend, blend again, then blend some more.
13.  How To Get A Precise Cat Eye
Straight Liner TipStop trying to get a perfect cat eye in one flick. Draw on each part, then fill it in. With years of practice, your hand will hopefully become less shaky too.
14. How To Apply Foundation With A Brush
How To Apply Foundation With A BrushAmateurs apply foundation with their fingers. Makeup artists use brushes or sponges. Who do you want to copy?
15. How To Use Cream Blush
Cream Blush How ToYou mastered powder blush (see #8), now it’s time to tackle cream blush to get a dewy glow.
16. How To Cover A Zit
How To Cover PimplesSorry to be the bearer of bad news, but you can still get the occasional pimple at thirty something, so it’s a good idea to have this trick in your arsenal.
17. How To Highlight Your Eyes
How To Hillight EyesWhen you stay out late at night, you still want to look like you’re ready to work the next day–even if you’ll need four cups of coffee before you attempt anything productive.
18. How To Use An Eyelash Curler
How To Use An Eyelash CurlerI’m not going to lie, looking at this does make me feel slightly queasy but the results are definitely worth the occasional pinched eyelid or two. Just be more careful next time.
19. How To Cover Dark Circles
Conceal Dark CirclesYou will never be compared to a raccoon once you have perfected this tip. You could be nocturnal and no one would ever know.
20. How To Choose Flattering Colors
Skin Base Makeup GuideEven if you can draw on eyeliner straighter than a ruler, it doesn’t mean anything if you are wearing the wrong colors for your skin tone. Here’s a cheat sheet to figure out what colors are best for your complexion.
21. How To Define Your Brows
Bold BrowsWhether you want to go for Cara Delevingne bold brows, or do something a bit more understated, these are the basic steps.
22. How To Use Concealer
Where To Apply ConcealerDo you often get confused by where to put concealer other than on dark circles and pimples? Here’s a guide on where else to apply it.
23.  How To Set Your Foundation
How To Set Your FoundationYou found the right color and correctly used a brush, so let’s make sure your foundation stays in place all day.
24. How To Use Colored Shadow
Purple Smoky EyeIf figuring out all these different techniques hasn’t inspired you to try something other than the Urban Decay Naked Palette, I don’t know what will. Just give color a try once, for me. 
25. How To Highlight Your Cheekbones
How TO Use HighlighterThe most difficult part is figuring out where your cheekbones are (everyone does have them!), applying the product is the easy part.
26. How To Apply False Lashes
False LashesYou may not use this one everyday, unless you love a bit of glamour at the office, but it’s worth figuring out.
27. How To Properly Use An Eyeshadow Palette
How To Wear An Eyeshaow PaletteYou bought the darn thing, so wouldn’t it be nice to use all of the colors in the palette?
28. How To Use Metallic Shadow
Metallic EyehadowHere’s a grown-up way to do metallic shadow that doesn’t scream: “I’m wearing silver on my eyes!” Substitute gold or bronze, if you prefer.
29. How To Apply Mascara Without It Clumping
Clump Free MascaraNot using an expired mascara would be the first tip. Making sure you don’t have too much product on the brush is the second.
30. How to Blend Your Foundation
How To Blend Your FoundationIt’s easy to forget about your neck when you’re concentrating on your face. Remember to blend that jawline edge or it will look like you are wearing a mask.

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