Tag: eye makeup

A TGF Rerun — Beautiful Eyes

| Nov 7, 2016 | Reply

This “how to” TGForum Rerun appeared on TGF in December of 1997. It’s by the late Roberta Angela Dee whose advice on beauty remains sound in the 21st century. In this post she talks about minimizing masculine facial characteristics and accentuating feminine ones. She also discusses using shading and highlighting to make a nose or chin more feminine looking.

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How to Get a Glamorous Smokey Eye Look

| Jul 25, 2016 | 3 Replies

By Jennifer Kurtz Come on, come on, turn the radio on, it’s Friday night and I won’t be long. Gotta do my hair, I put my makeup on, it’s Friday night and I won’t be long. Put my makeup on, ah Sia! What a beautiful song! Reminds me of the task at hand. How to […]

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Retro Rerun: My Secret — An Eye Makeup Trick

| Apr 18, 2016 | 1 Reply

Time for another blast from the past! Or as we call them when we bring back some of our content from days gone by, a Retro Rerun. Back in the ’90s some of TGF’s prettiest readers agreed to share their favorite style, beauty and “how-to” tips. In 1997 these eye makeup ideas came from Michelle Ross, one of TGF’s loveliest. See if you can use them in 2016.

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The Occasional Woman: Makeup!

| Feb 22, 2016 | Reply

Lorraine Anderson, the seamstress behind The Occasional Woman custom clothing business, wrote last month about something she is not an expert on. She took on the subject of makeup. — something she normally wears very little of. But, at the prodding of friends and family, she decided to write about makeup both before and after a professional makeover. Today, after she visited the Urban Decay makeup counter and had the makeover, she talks about the experience and which products were used to update her look.

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TGF Retro Rerun: Makeup Tips for 1999

| Nov 30, 2015 | Reply

From time to time we go down to the vaults, reach back into the TGForum archives and pull out something that we published back in the 1990s. It’s often still good information and if it isn’t it’s amusing to see how much has changed since those days. Today we rummaged through the How-To section and […]

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Nikki Nicole — Less is More

| Sep 30, 2013 | Reply

Nikki Nicole is a charming woman who you will find out and about almost every weekend in the Philadelphia region. She classifies herself as an “unconventional girl.” Unconventional or not she is loaded with comments and advice on all aspects of crossdressing. We are happy to have her join our TGForum contributors and look forward to featuring her insights well into the future. Today Nikki comments on makeup. In particular, how to avoid over application without having “makeup withdrawal.”

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Brow Beating

| Sep 26, 2011 | Reply

The all important eyebrow. What you do with it may make the difference between looking beautiful and alluring or slightly deranged. This month The Artist D tackles the eyebrow and how to make your eyebrows do what you want so the world will give you what you need. Read Brow Beating.

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She’s Got Bette Davis Eyes

| Aug 29, 2011 | Reply

The eyes have it in this month’s column from The Artist D. Our resident style maven discusses eye makeup in all it’s variations. You can go from passable to drag queen in just a few strokes of the shadow applicator. Take these tips on eyes from The Artist D and be fab whatever your look.

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Ninja Beauty Secrets — Part 3

| Oct 8, 2007 | Reply

A ninja secret is a tidbit of knowledge or a technique that is a heavily guarded secret… until now. In this column, you will learn techniques for creating a look so perfect it’ll be considered razor sharp perfect. This month we focus on eyelining. Proper eyelining can mean the difference from looking absolutely plain to […]

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