makeup instruction, vintage

1960’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Ann-Margret

Ann-Margret 1967

Ann-Margret said it best in her autobiography, that she had to go from “Little Miss Lollipop to Sexpot-Banshee”. It’s true. Ann-Margret had to play the girl next door and then quickly change into sex kitten. She’s an icon of the 1960’s. Actually one of my favorite “camp” icons because she had to play all of those stereotypical female roles. This pic above was taken in 1967, during her Vegas days. Fun fact – the same hairdresser that made Lucille Ball a redhead made Ann-Margret a redhead too… Continue┬áreading | 6 Comments

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1960’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Angie Dickinson

Angie Dickinson

I think this makeup looks so great with Angie Dickinson’s coloring. I love her hair color in this picture. This is a “soft” 1960’s look and it really works for her. And it can work today too. It’s such a beautiful look that is all about a glowing complexion. Here’s what I did to get a similar look:

FACE: I applied Guerlain Lingerie de Peu in Claire Beige and blended with a makeup sponge. Under the eyes, I applied… Continue┬áreading | 2 Comments

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1950’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Mitzi Gaynor

Entertainer Mitzi Gaynor

I love, love, love this peachy perfect look of actress and dancer Mitzi Gaynor. If I had the time, I’d wear my makeup like this every day ­čśë and I still wouldn’t be as fabulous as Mitzi. ┬áOh, and don’t you love that backdrop print in her picture? Here’s what I did to get this peaches and cream inspired 1950’s makeup look:

FACE: I evened out my complexion with Lanc├┤me Absolue Foundation in Ecru 10. I applied with a foundation brush… Continue┬áreading | 6 Comments

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1940’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Alice Faye

color photo of 1940's actress Alice Faye

I always feel a bit sad about my freckles, but hey, look at Alice Faye. She has freckles and she’s still a babe. I like this look because it’s very laid-back and summery in a vintage way. And this is a great look for blondes and redheads with warm complexions. Here’s what I did to get a similiar 40’s inspired Alice Faye look:

FACE: With my fingers, I applied Lanc├┤me Bienfait Multi-Vital Tinted Moisturizerin Sand. With my… Continue┬áreading | 2 Comments


High Voltage Eyeshadow Review & Swatches in Smoky Jewel Tones

High Voltage Eyeshadow Swatches in Smoky Shades

Here are 4 High Voltage Eyeshadows in various jewel tones that can be used for a smoky eye makeup eyes. These colors are rich and pigmented. All swatches are done without a primer.

1. Shimmery Eyeshadow in Strutter – This is a charcoal-ish purple with lots of purple, pink, and teal shimmer. This color really shimmers when worn. ┬áYou could just apply this for a smoky eye makeup look as I did below. I’m loving it over a black kohl… Continue┬áreading | 10 Comments