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More 1940’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Virginia Mayo

I love this look of Virginia Mayo. It’s all perfect. Love the hair, lipstick, and the tweed suit. I wish I could look this fabulous all of the time. It’s a bold lip that isn’t too bold. I think it is all very professional and beautiful. It also works for many complexions. Here’s what I did to recreate this look:

FACE: To even out complexion, I applied Shiseido Stick Foundation in o20 directly on my face. I blended with my Elizabeth Arden Foundation

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More 1940’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Martha Vickers

1940's style icon Martha Vickers

Here’s one of those pin-up “patriotic” 1940’s looks, something to raise, mmhmmm, morale. I will never grow tired of red lipstick! Never. Here’s what I did to get this bombshell, vintage look of the stunning Martha Vickers:

FACE: As always, complexion should be to perfection. With my Elizabeth Arden Foundation Brush, I applied a small amount of Lancôme Absolue Makeup in Ecru 10. Under the eyes, I applied Covergirl Simply Ageless Concealer

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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

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More 1950’s Fashion: Get The Makeup Look of Ursula Thiess

April 1954

I love Ursula’s look on this Photoplay cover. It is such a timeless makeup look. It’s all about a flawless complexion and luscious lips. I also find her hair worn down very sexy. Many of the pictures of early 1950’s starlets feature their hair curled and worn up. This look really works with many complexions but it looks really amazing on warm skintones with brunette or black hair. To get this timeless look:

FACE: For skin this flawless, most people will need to apply a… Continue reading | 3 Comments

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More 1960’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Marina Vlady

actress Marina Vlady
I will never grow bored of a red lip. It’s instant “polished” in a tube. Marina’s look is so effortless French 🙂 .It’s all about the lips. A quick swipe of red lipstick took a very basic makeup look and made Marina glam. Here’s the colors I used to create a similar 60’s era (I think) Marina look:

FACE: Skin is even and slightly dewy. I applied with a cosmetic sponge, Lancôme Absolue Makeup in Ecru 10. Use a “dewy” finish foundation. Under the… Continue reading