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1960’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Anouk Aimee

Makeup look of Anouk Aimee

Pink maribou! False eyelashes! What isn’t there to love? Here’s what I did to get a flirty 1960’s look inspired by the lovely French actress, Anouk Aimée.

EYES: Being a look that is all about the eyes, I started there. First I applied, e.l.f. Essentials Eyelid Primer as an eye makeup foundation. While that is drying, I applied Alima Pure Satin Matte Eyeshadow in Raven, a dark brown, to brows with a hard, slanted brow brush. For… Continue reading | 10 Comments

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1960’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Suzanne Pleshette

1960's actress Suzanne Pleshette

Time for another Hitchcock gal look! Other than the hair, Suzanne’s look is modern looking. This 1960’s look is very neutral with glowing complexion. Because this is a “natural” look, it works for everyone. Here’s what I did to get this Suzanne Pleshette inspired look:

FACE: I applied Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Light with my fingers. With a foundation brush, I applied Lancôme Absolue Makeup in Ecru 10. With a concealer brush, I applied Covergirl Simply

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More 1960’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Barbra Streisand

Barbra has always known how to rock the eye makeup. This is why she is one of the my top 3 icons She has inspired my makeup over a lifetime. I’ve been in a 60’s fashion mood lately and when I came across this pic of Barbra Streisand, I was inspired…again. This makeup looks amazing on warm skin tones. Here’s what I did to get this retro 60’s inspired makeup look:

FACE: I evened out the complexion with Shiseido Stick Foundation in o20. I then blended… Continue reading | 10 Comments

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More of the 1960’s: Get the Makeup Look of Tina Aumont

1960's Makeup look of Tina Aumont

Tina is so young here! She has to be under 20 in this picture. She grew up fast, getting married at 17. Anyways, I like this look. It’s seem to be what people are going for these days. This look works for most people, but I do think it does look the best on complexion similar to Tina’s. Here’s what I did to achieve a modern day version of Tina’s look:

FACE: I evened out my complexion with


DSH Perfumes American Beauty EDP Perfume Review

Last week, Ashleigh at Perfume-Smellin’ Things talked about perfumes that have shaped our past. Many of us smell a scent like Cristalle and are transported back in time or reminded of a loved one. Parfums des Beaux Arts by DSH American Beauty is a scent that I was taken “back” by. I sniffed it and liked it but then it took me back to one of those “I got in trouble when…” childhood memories. Not a very entertaining one, unless you are my cousin who got in trouble during… Continue reading | 5 Comments