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1930’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Toby Wing

Get the makeup look of Toby Wing

I love this promo pic of 1930’s actress and showgirl, Toby Wing. The colors are wonderful. Her outfit is very J.Crew, don’t you think? Here’s what I did to get this Toby inspired look:

FACE: Like all Old Hollywood babes, the complexion is perfection. With my Elizabeth Arden Foundation Brush, I applied Lancôme Absolue Foundation in Ecru 10. To conceal under eye darkness, I applied with my Bobbi Brown Concealer Brush, Covergirl Ageless Concealer in Corrector. To set foundation, I applied Cover FX

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More 1930’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Alice Faye

1930's Fashion Get the makeup Look of Alice Faye

Alice is sporting quite the look here with those interesting bangs. I may not like the hair but I do like a classic, matte red lipstick look. Here’s what I did to create a 1930’s inspired Alice Faye makeup look…sans the goofy poofy hair:

FACE: I applied Shiseido Stick Foundation in 020 with my fingers. With my Bobbi Brown Concealer Brush, I applied e.l.f

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More 1930’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Joan Blondell

1930's blonde actress Joan Blondell

So, this photo is rouged to heck and I can’t get a similar look without doing the same, but I still like the makeup look. It’s a playful look that works for light to medium complexions. Here’s what I did to get a 1930’s Joan Blondell inspired look:

FACE: Being rouged, the face is quite “cakey”. With my fingers, I applied Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse Foundation in Nude. People like to use a buffer brush with this foundation, I… Continue reading

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More of the 1930’s – Get the Makeup Look of Rochelle Hudson

cigarette card of 1930's actress Rochelle Hudson

This is such a cute and natural look. Rochelle Hudson looks so young in this print. With the plaid, she is quite the modern day hipster! 😉 This makeup look is very neutral; therefore, I see it working for many complexions and eye/hair colors. Here’s what I did to achieve this simple, 1930’s inspired makeup look.

FACE: I evened out my complexion with Shiseido Stick Foundation in O20. I blend with my fingers… Continue reading | 3 Comments

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More 1930’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Eleanor Powell

style icon Eleanor Powell

I had to do this look because the colors seem so Christmasy. I don’t have anything in forest green velvet, boy, am I missing out. But, I can get this classic and classy makeup look of Eleanor Powell with a few things I have in my makeup arsenal.

FACE: This look is really about a flawless complexion. Isn’t it amazing what photo rouging can do for the complexion? 🙂 With my