Here’s a 1951 Motion Picture magazine cover of actress Jane Powell. It’s a classic early 1950’s look featuring bold lips and minimal eye makeup. Here’s what I did to get a similar Jane Powell look:
FACE: I applied Guerlain Lingerie de Peau Foundation in Beige Clair with a foundation brush. Using a concealer brush, I applied e.l.f. All Over Cover Stick in Apricot Beige under my eyes and over dark spots. With my fancy shmancy Caron Powder Puff, I applied Caron La
Anny Ondra was a Czech actress that played in a few very, very early Hitchcock thrillers. I love this pic of her because it’s very modern. This is wearable 1920’s makeup. Everyone did not look like a “flapper” or at least what we think of when we think vampy lipstick flappers with blunt bangs. Here’s what I did to get an Anny Ondra inspired makeup look:
FACE: I applied Shiseido Stick Foundation in O20 and blended with a makeup sponge. Under… Continue reading | 10 Comments
Shirley MacLaine…you have to love her for her quirkiness alone. Here’s a late 1950’s look inspired by Shirley:
FACE: Under the eyes with a concealer brush, I applied MAC Studio Finish Concealer in NW20 and blended. With the sponge included, I applied Neutrogena Mineral Sheers Powder Foundation in Natural Ivory. I applied NARS Blush in Gina, a matte medium peach, brushing up the cheeks. This blush shade would look so much better on a redhead than myself… Continue reading | 5 Comments
This is one of my favorite portraits of Jean Peters. It is the color combo. I love lime and hot pink together. Also, it’s a beautiful and simple look. Timeless. And her brows should win a lifetime achievement award. Best. Brows. Ever.
Here’s what I did to achieve this 1950’s inspired Jean Peters look:
FACE: With a concealer brush, I applied e.l.f. All Over Concealer Stick in Apricot Beige where needed and blended. With the sponge included, I applied
I ordered 3 Deviant Lipsticks and a few other lippies from the indie cosmetic line, Evil Shades. And I’m happy that I did. I have been very happy with the 6 items that I ordered. I was going to review/swatch all the items in one article, but each deserve their own spotlight. Especially a lipstick that is pin-up perfect, rockabilly red, and could easily be rocked by Robert Smith.
The Color: I ordered the Deviant Lipstick in Devilista, the perfect… Continue reading | 8 Comments