Ever pull up a You Tube make-up tutorial? Those instructional snippets promise to level the cosmetics playing field, giving you the ability to create movie star looks. I tried that once. It assured flawless smoky eyes. The result: I emerged looking like a cracked-out pageant mom. Now I rely on professional, hands-on assistance for my beauty techniques. Luckily for my ilk, such guidance abounds at Beauty Rocks! at The Parks at Arlington (3811 S. Cooper St.). Between 1 and 5 p.m. Saturday, you can browse wares from cosmetics retailers and brands like MAC, bareMinerals, Sephora, Dillard’s and more. Get the heads-up on the newest trends for spring, try on colors before you take them home and receive hands-on tips for that cat-eye look you’ve been screwing up. Hairstylists from Toni & Guy will also be on hand for free consultations as well. Visit theparksatarlington.com for more information.
Sat., March 9, 1-5 p.m., 2013