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Milani Lip Flash Lip Gloss Pencil Review in Photo Flash

Milani Lip Flash in Photo Flash

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This fall Milani  launched Lip Flash, a full coverage shimmer lip gloss pencil. I love lipstick and lip gloss pencils! They seem to come and go. When they are on the market, I buy them up while I can. I love the precision that they offer.  Milani Lip Flash offers an extra glossy finish with lots of shimmer and coverage. This line has 8 shades. I’m reviewing and wearing the shade, Photo Flash.

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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:

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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

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More 1980’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Joan Jett

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: