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The Lipstick League – Week of 4.18.16

Prince Art Official Age

The Lipstick League – week of 4.18.16

Question of the Week: In honor of Prince, share with us your all-time favorite purple makeup product (and your all-time favorite Prince song).

EauMG’s Answer: First off, I’m not taking this very well. It’s just so shocking. Like most people, I’m a mega Prince fan. I love all the Princes. So asking me about a song, that’s hard. I’m actually that group that likes really early Prince (like pre-Controversy) and the newer stuff

makeup instruction, vintage

1940’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Linda Darnell

Linda Darnell summer

I love Linda Darnell. And this is an awesome 40’s poolside pin-up inspired look. Here’s what I did to get this better than the girl-next-door look:

FACE: It’s summer and I don’t want a heavy foundation. Nobody does. Under the eyes with a concealer brush, I applied and blended MAC Studio Finish Concealer in NC30. With a kabuki brush, I applied Neutrogena Mineral Sheers Foundation Powder in Natural Ivory. It has the added benefit of SPF 20. In… Continue reading | 7 Comments

makeup instruction, vintage

1950’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Jean Peters

Jean Peters

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

makeup instruction, vintage

1930’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn

November 1935 (

This is such a beautiful magazine cover of the great Katharine Hepburn. Of course I am a sucker for red hair, especially when paired with an emerald green. This classic makeup look works for many complexions, especially light to medium with green, grey, or blue eyes. Bold lip colors really make these eye colors look bright. Here’s the colors that I used to get this look:

FACE: I applied Shiseido Foundation Stick in… Continue reading

makeup instruction, vintage

More 1930’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Joan Blondell

1930's blonde actress Joan Blondell

So, this photo is rouged to heck and I can’t get a similar look without doing the same, but I still like the makeup look. It’s a playful look that works for light to medium complexions. Here’s what I did to get a 1930’s Joan Blondell inspired look:

FACE: Being rouged, the face is quite “cakey”. With my fingers, I applied Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse Foundation in Nude. People like to use a buffer brush with this foundation, I… Continue reading