Most of the time when I think of 1980’s makeup, I cringe. I think about terrible contouring and frosty finishes and dry, lifeless skin. But, it seems that most magazine covers in the 80’s had great makeup like this 1981 issue of Mademoiselle magazine featuring model Carol Alt (who is still unbelievably gorgeous). This is an 80’s makeup look that one could wear today…and not to a costume party. I love Carol’s brows, eye makeup and glowing complexion. Here’s what I did to… Continue reading | 8 Comments
EauMG’s Answer: Oh, geez, complexity, that’s my routine. My collection of skincare products are like that of a Texan oil tycoon’s trophy wife. I inherited my love skincare product’s from my grandmother. She had her own bathroom just for spa and skincare products. I have a separate routine for morning and night, using different products. In the morning: wash, tone, serum, eye serum, moisturizer
Does anything make you cringe more than the thought of 80’s makeup? Yes, and that’s most likely big 80’s hair! So, I’ve tried to copy this Joan Jett makeup look. I’m not “going there” with the hair! (I’m already embarrassed as is!) I’m going to see if one can rock an 80’s rock’n look that Joan is sporting here. If not, it makes a cool Halloween look 🙂 I feel the answer is “not” and here’s an 80’s Joan Jett look for Halloween. Here’s what I used to achieve this Joan Jett look:
Androgyny but with lots and lots of makeup. I guess that was one of the few good things about the 80’s. Don’t be scared to lay it on thick.
FACE: Cover up imperfections with an all around concealer like MAC Studio Sculpt Concealer in your shade. Face is matte (and I am sure shades lighter). I love MAC Studio Fix Powder Foundation. Apply a hot pink powder blush such as Amazing Cosmetics Amazing Blush in Hot Pink.