Easy Natural Eye Makeup anyone can do. Step by step eye makeup how-to. This site has lots of video tutorials from professional makeup artists. Easy, Natural, Everyday Tutorials and Ideas for Eyeshadow (How To Make Lipstick Natural)
Golden Smokey Eye Tutorial - 10 Brown Eyeshadow Tutorials for Seductive Eyes - GleamItUp - this is pretty and not so dark as most smokey eyes, much better for someone who doesn't wear a lot of make up :)
you want to get both hands in the shot, how about adding some more interesting angles, like tilting your picture so that the hands are at top and bottom instead of the sides? This is a cool way to make sure your pictures all look different.