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1960’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Paula Prentiss

Paula Prentiss

I love this soft mauve look of comedic actress, Paula Prentiss. These colors are soft and wearable, wonderful day time look. Here’s what I did to get this early 1960’s inspired makeup look.

FACE: With a makeup sponge, I applied Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Makeupin Buff 3 and  blended. Under the eyes with my fingers, I applied Covergirl Simply Ageless Concealer in Corrector. With a powder brush, I applied Bobbi Brown Sheer Finish Loose Powderin Pale Yellow. With a blush brush, I applied Covergirl Instant Cheekbones in Purely Plum, a trio of pink and rose shimmer. I mixed the colors together and applied to the apples of the cheeks blending upwards.

EYES: I filled in brows with Benefit Instant Brow Pencil in Medium. Paula’s brows are thicker than mine, so I exaggerated mine. For the eyeshadow, I’m using Clinique Colour Surge Eyeshadow Quadin Pink Chocolate. I took the pale pink with the faint shimmer and applied from lash line to brows. On the lid, I applied the medium warm plum brown shade. I also took this shade and closely lined the bottom lash line. I lined the top and bottom lash lines closely with Estee Lauder Artist’s Eye Pencil in Softsmudge Brown. I curled lashes and applied a few coats of Clinique Lash Doubling Mascara in Black to top and bottom lashes. I then applied, Ardell Lash Accents.

Get the 1960's makeup look

LIPS: I lined the lip line with Rimmel 1000 Kisses Lip Liner in Wild Clover, a natural mauve. Directly from the tube, I applied Estee Lauder Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick in Bois de Rose, a natural mauve. I then put a little tiny bit of Lancôme Juicy Tubes Lip Gloss in Fruity Pop, a sheer pink sparkle. Rubbed lips together and then blotted.

Get the 1960's makeup look of Paula Prentiss

I feel this look needs to be finished with a pretty floral perfume, something like Estee Lauder Pleasures.

What are your weekend plans? We’re going up to the mountains tomorrow. It’s a great time of year for that.

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