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More of the 1960’s: Get the Makeup Look of Tina Aumont

1960's Makeup look of Tina Aumont

Tina is so young here! She has to be under 20 in this picture. She grew up fast, getting married at 17. Anyways, I like this look. It’s seem to be what people are going for these days. This look works for most people, but I do think it does look the best on complexion similar to Tina’s. Here’s what I did to achieve a modern day version of Tina’s look:

FACE: I evened out my complexion with

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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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Milani Buzz Worthy Lip Gloss Review

Milani Buzz Worthy Lip Gloss Review

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Milani Buzz Worthy Lip Gloss is high shine lip gloss line formulated with moisturizing honey extracts, cranberry seed oil, jojoba seed oil, and vitamins A & E. The product is in a tube applicator with a slanted tip. There are 9 shades in all  but I’m reviewing and swatching 3.

C. 07 Bee-Utiful – This is a merlot shimmers immersed in a clear shiny base. This is a “bee-utiful” shade because you can add wine shimmer

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Milani HD Advanced Lip Color Review – Purple Shades

Milani HD Advanced Lip Color Review

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For fall 2010, Milani has launched their new HD Advanced Lip Color. Milani HD Advanced Lip Color is a sheer 3-in-1 lip color that is “serum infused” with a rich, moisturizing feel. It’s like a super moisturizing lip treatment with a wash of color. It contains anti-oxidants and oils to treat and prevent chapped lips. Hmm…does this description and this packaging remind you another brand, a high-end brand that goes by Dior? It’s obvious that Milani HD… Continue reading | 7 Comments