Blacknomi! Your ebony font is a sight for sore eyes.
"define brows" means, draw in your brows. Define the shape of your eye-brows.
"shades" refers to the various colors of eye-shadow.
"make the most of you looks" means, do what you can with what you have to produce the best result. "looks" is a noun, and it refers to appearance. e.g., his looks, his appearance; The way he looks, appears (verb) => his looks, his appearance (noun).
"take baby steps" means, go slow. Don't leap into the act. Take your time. Be careful. Do it with thought and care.
"an easy three minutes": 'easy' modifies 'three minutes'. E.g., a process that's easily done in three minutes.
I don't get what you're asking here:
1-It can go but it is there for certain emphasis. (need confirmation on this)