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More 1940’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Gail Russell

1940's style icon Gail Russell

I love this cute Western photograph of Gail Russell. And you know I love orange lipstick. And I love dark hair. So, this is a look that I really, really like. I find this look really does work well with complexions similar to Gail’s. The coral/orange lipstick really makes blue eyes pop and it’s a nice contrast with black or brunette hair colors.  To get this look:

FACE: Gail has a flawless complexion. Apply a foundation primer such as Smashbox Photo Finish Targeted


Barbara Orbison Pretty Woman Perfume Review

Barbara Orbison Pretty Woman EDP

Barbara Orbison has launched Pretty Woman, an amber perfume with rich florals, spices, and smoky woods. This is a rich, warm fragrance that wears and wears. This lasting power of this fragrance beats my pure parfum of Guerlain Shalimar!

You guys know I love smoky, spicy fragrances. Barbara Orbison Pretty Woman is a smoky, spicy amber. The fragrance is spicy but not from things one would find in their kitchen. It has spice from stargazer lily and carnation, slightly peppery and clove-like but still floral… Continue reading | 15 Comments