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The Lipstick League – Week of 8/3/15

1935 Savage Blush ad

The Lipstick League – week of 8.3.15

Question of the Week: Name the ONE blush you find yourself reaching for the most right now.

EauMG’s Answer: I have a Kryolan Matte Blush Palette. There’s a shade in the palette that I can’t get enough of. It’s a matte shade that is like a matte pastel lavender. It’s amazing. And now I’m on the hunt for more purple and pink/lavender blushes. 

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More of the 1960’s: Get The Look of Tuesday Weld

This look is a bit “drier” than what I like but I’m a sucker for orange lipstick. Here’s what I did to get this 1960’s Tuesday inspired look:

FACE: With a foundation brush, I applied Lancôme Teint Idole Foundation in Buff 3. I need more coverage under the eyes, so I applied Rimmel Hide the Blemish Concealer in Soft Honey. With a powder brush, I applied Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder in Transparent. Under the cheek bones, I applied with a blush brush,

makeup instruction, vintage

1960’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Anna Karina

Anna KarinaIt should come to no surprise to anyone that I have been obsessed with Anna Karina for sometime. One of my artistic and beauty icons for many years. I’ve been out of my “French New Wave” fashion phase since my early 20’s. But, lately, I’ve had a yearning for thick bangs, long hair, and heavy eyeliner. Well, the only thing I can do now is the makeup (and even that has changed, not as easy to get such a crisp eyeliner look these days). Here’s what I did to… Continue reading | 5 Comments

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1970’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Susan George

Susan George

Here’s one of those “no makeup” 70’s makeup looks. These are a nice change for me. Not all vintage looks are red lipstick or heavy black eyeliner. Here’s what I did to get the look of 70’s sexpot, Susan George:

FACE: Susan’s face makeup is too matte for my tastes, but I’ll forgive it because her skin is flawless. Now I can’t say that for the rest of us; we know that matte foundations and looks are “aging” too. With my fingers… Continue reading | 1 Comment

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A 2010 Holiday Gift Guide for the Chic Hipster

Holiday 2010 Indie Cosmetic & Fragrance Guide

Here’s a gift guide for the person that is cooler than me. This gift guide contains some luxurious indie beauty and fragrance gifts in a variety of price points.

1. Strangebeautiful Artisnal Library of Camo Nail Color Kit – Who wouldn’t love a kit of 8 unusual artisanal nail colors? I love Strangebeautiful Artisanal Library of Camo Nail Color Kit. This kit contains strange satin finish greens, putties, and taupes. Oh, how I love these colors! More info… Continue reading | 4 Comments