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  1. “100 Years of Hair and Makeup” Series Takes a Look at the Fashions of North and South Korea

    Cut Video has previously showcased 100 years' worth of Iranian and African-American women's fashion, and now model Tiffany and the team are taking a decade-by-decade look at the makeup and hairstyles of North and South Korea.

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  2. Cut Video Looks at 100 Years of Hair and Makeup in Iran

    For their third installment in the awesome "100 Years of Hair and Makeup" series, Cut Video and their model Sabrina take a look at how fashion has evolved in Iran over the past century.

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  3. 100 Years of Hair and Makeup Part 2, Featuring Hairstyles For Black Women

    Hooray!

    Early last month we showed you all a video featuring popular hairstyles for each decade of the 20th century, and at the time, we were kind of hoping they would do more for different kinds of people in the future. Now Cut Video has made our hope a reality with this new video; it's the same "100 years in 1 minute" format, but with a specific focus on the sort of looks that were popular for black women.

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  4. Watch 100 Years Worth Of Mainstream Hair and Makeup Styles In One Minute

    How accurate is it, costume nerds?

    On the one hand, everybody knows that fashion evolution is too complicated to be broken down decade by decade, to say nothing of how these sorts of videos usually favor the dominant and mainstream modes of style over that of marginalized communities and counterculture. On the other hand, hellooooo hair porn. Sometimes you just wanna watch somebody go from victory curls to crimped ponytails in under 60 seconds, y'know?

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  5. Avon Calling! Watch an Edward Scissorhands Makeup Tutorial

    "Darn this stuff!!"

    One of my favorite scenes from Edward Scissorhands (now a comic book!) is the one where Peg tries to cake makeup on Edward's face. It just so happens a few parts of this makeup tutorial by Kandee Johnson are JUST like that.

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  6. Ethically Gorgeous! It’s The Gamergate Make-Up Tutorial!

    "I like to use blush in 'Nixon.'"

    GooberGrapers, are you tired of your usual look? Need something that says "I'm fighting for ethics?" YouTuber Tadele Smith has some helpful tips for how you can switch up your daily make-up routine. The most important tip here is, of course, a reminder to "line the waterline of your eyes so feminists can't drink your tears." This is truly a make-up tutorial for the ages.

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  7. Things We Saw Today: A KRANG Halloween Costume

    KRANG!!

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  8. Maleficent Prosthetic Tutorial Will Give You Cheekbones You Could Cut Cheese With

    What an awesome situation!

    Cosplay Class is back in session with a very cheeky Maleficent prosthetic tutorial! Now if I could just grow horns...

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  9. This Make-Up Tutorial For Borderlands‘ Handsome Jack Is Beyond

    With bonus Halloween tutorials for dudes and ladies, too!

    Shonagh Scott, a professional make-up artist based in the UK, is known for some of her wackier tutorials on Tumblr and YouTube - like this one, based on Borderlands' Handsome Jack (he's basically the Archer of video games). This guy looks like someone who could own a Butt Stallion, you know what I'm sayin'?

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  10. Things We Saw Today: Make Your Own Klingon Bat’leth Scarf

    Hab SoSlI' Quch!

    Nicole C Mendez is selling the yarn and pattern for this Bat'leth scarf on her Etsy shop. Great. Now I just need to learn how to knit things that aren't misshapen rectangles. (via Fashionably Geek)

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  11. Nerd Power, Make Up! A Look at the Amazing Women Who Make Geeky Cosmetics

    She blended me with science!

    For those of us who want our eyelids to be the same blue as the TARDIS, independent makeup is often the way to go. But, the process involves more than just slapping a reference onto a tin of eyeshadow. The women who run these companies truly care about the stories and characters that inspire their work—and now that the female arm of the nerd community is no longer satisfied with badly-fitted t-shirts from the men's departments, they're happy to oblige our demand for more.

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  12. It’s Astounding: MAC Cosmetics Launching Rocky Horror Collection

    It's the eye of the tiger, it's the...oh. Nevermind, then.

    Rose tint my world!

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  13. Talented Makeup Artist Turns Her Mouth Into Famous Animated Characters, And That’s the Tooth

    Makeup with some bite.

    Laura Jenkinson is one seriously talented makeup artist if her Instagram feed is any indication. While she also does beauty and horror makeup, we're most impressed to see her mouth transform into characters from Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo, and other animated favorites.

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  14. Things We Saw Today: Marvel Gave James Gunn An Infinity Stone For His Birthday

    With a special guest appearance by Anthony Head!

    "Director of a Marvel film" is a pretty easy gig to land, right? (via Blastr)

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  15. Game of Thrones Houses Get Their Own Makeup Looks, We Run Away Screaming From the Boltons

    May I remind you that House Bolton's sigil is the flayed man. Yeah.

    Game of Thrones-inspired makeup fitting all of the different houses in Westeros is just as awesome as you think.

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  16. Get Your Game Face On: An Aria T’loak From Mass Effect Make Up Tutorial!

    Omega has no titled ruler and only one rule. Don't fuck with Aria.

    Video games are awesome! So is makeup, and I'm sure I'm not the only lady who likes to wear her fandom on her face. If you've ever coveted Ada Wong's eyeliner, wanted to rock Princess Agitha's colorful cheek-dots for a walk in the woods, or dreamed of surprising your significant other with a sexy Shiala-as-just-emerged-from-the-Thorian look for date night, let me save you some time!

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  17. The “How To Put On Your Face” Gal Is About To Become A Movie Star

    Good things happening to good people!

    So remember that really excellent, feel-good "makeup tutorial" we showed you a couple of days ago, "How To Put On Your Face?" Anna Akana, the YouTuber behind the video, is about to find her face on an even bigger screen - one at a theater near you.

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  18. How To Put On Your Face: A Super Important “Makeup” Tutorial [Video]

    Unexpected feel-good plot twist!

    Makeup tutorials are a dime a dozen on Youtube, and a lot of them tell you different and often contrasting things. But this one by Anna Akana is practically perfect in every way. You follow all the steps in this video, and you are going to be amazing. (Oh, also, maybe it's not about makeup and it's actually a very complicated metaphor about feelings. Shhhhh. Don't tell anyone.)

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  19. San Diego Comic-Con Will Debut Marge Simpson’s Own Makeup Line From MAC Cosmetics

    But how do we get that hair??

    About time!

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  20. Makeup Artist Transforms Herself Into Scarily Accurate Versions of Pop Culture Characters

    Pretty Pretty Princess

    This is unacceptable, Elsa Rhae of Elsa Rhae Creations. Your Captain Planet is so good that it's freaking me out a little. But in a good way. And let's not even talk about the making-of video.

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