Tag Archives | beauty how-tos

Introducing the Nail Klub!


Take a peek at our upcoming tutorial, and meet the Nail Klub: Anna, Marne, Emily, Megan, and Sari!

Ever wish you had a team of nail gurus right at your fingertips? Look no further than the ModCloth Nail Klub!…

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Beauty School: A Glam Makeup Tutorial from Benefit Cosmetics!

Our blog team popped by Benefit Cosmetics’ pink-polished headquarters in downtown San Francisco for a little consultation with their lovely makeup mavens.

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Retro Revival: Vintage Coiffeurs Make a Comeback

As a longtime admirer of vintage hairstyles, you can imagine my delight in the recent resurgence of retro coiffeurs in fashion magazines. After so many seasons of unkempt updos, the return of polished hairstyles is truly refreshing. Below are …

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A Vintage-Inspired Makeup Look By Fox & Doll

If you’re all about fabulous makeup that accents your sparkling personality and your dazzling outfit, then you’ve come to the right blog post! Shana of Fox & Doll shows you how she created the elegant cat eye liner and bright,

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Hey, Sugar! A DIY Lip Exfoliator Sweet Enough to Eat

Simply mix, apply to lips in a circular motion, and wipe this tasty concoction off with a tissue for completely kissable lips. Easy as pie, right? Well, this DIY lip exfoliator how-to is surely as sweet!

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Twiggy-inspired Mod Makeup in 4 Steps

If you love Twiggy’s iconic eye makeup (which just so happened to be a huge inspiration for model Mary’s look in our latest stylebook, Bicycle Belles), we encourage you to try your hand at recreating the style with our …

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A.M. to P.M.: A Two-part Pinup Makeup Tutorial

You’ve got your 1950s-inspired A-line, patent peep toes to match, and your hair’s styled so sleek even Bettie P. would be jelly of your style! Now, all you need to secure your polished pin-up look is the makeup to match.…

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3 Glam Retro Hairstyles to Try Right Now

Looking for a bit of hair inspiration this summer? We teamed up with the lovely staff at San Francisco salon Watermelon Sugar to showcase a three vintage-inspired updos that are certain to inspire. Whether you’ve got plans to attend a …

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How to Wear Summer’s Slickest Accessory, the Nail Sticker!

You may have noticed a recent addition to our shop in the form of the You’ve Got Nail Stickers! If you were wondering  just exactly what they are (and how to use them), don’t worry, because we’ve got your …

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Put a Feather on It! DIY Gilded Feather Headband

If you saw the gold feathered headband in our new “Everyday Exotic” stylebook and thought, “Wowzas! Where can I get one of those?”, look no further than this blog post!

Equipped with some common tools, jewelry parts, and the savvy …

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Special Occasion Beauty Tips

For dazzling, daytime peepers, Andie likes Lime Crime’s sparkly Eyedust in Diva and Forever Near Top.

Something borrowed, something blue, something stunning— well, hey, that’s you! Andie, our talent acquisition associate and by-night makeup artist, will teach you …

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Style Sealed With a Kiss: Get the Look!

Love the romantic eye make-up in our current homepage, Style Sealed With a Kiss? We asked makeup artist Morgan Evans to give us a step-by-step guide on the ethereal look, perfect for Valentine’s Day or any special occasion you …

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Beauty DIY: Trim Your Own Bangs!

Essential Tools:
A sturdy styling comb with fine teeth
A pair of sharp beauty scissors

Ready? Follow these simple steps:

Start with dry hair, styled as usual.

1. Separate your bangs from the rest of your hair. Tie back the …

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Waves of Whimsy: Get the Look!

Bold, on-trend vermilion lips and a youthful spin on the traditional French Twist inspired the beauty styling of our latest homepage, “Waves of Whimsy.” In between mascara touch-ups and feverish backcombing, we caught up with make-up artist Emily

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