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Revlon Matte Lipstick in Stormy Pink Review & Swatches

Revlon Matte Lipstick in Stormy Pink

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I’m a Revlon lipstick fan. Over the past few years, they have really stepped up their game. The colors have always been fantastic but the formula felt really heavy and there was a terrible flavor/scent. That’s all gone now and I own many Revlon lipsticks. My most recent purchase is Revlon Matte Lipstick in Stormy Pink 011.

Revlon Matte Lipstick in Stormy Pink swatch

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More 1960’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Barbra Streisand

Barbra has always known how to rock the eye makeup. This is why she is one of the my top 3 icons She has inspired my makeup over a lifetime. I’ve been in a 60’s fashion mood lately and when I came across this pic of Barbra Streisand, I was inspired…again. This makeup looks amazing on warm skin tones. Here’s what I did to get this retro 60’s inspired makeup look:

FACE: I evened out the complexion with Shiseido Stick Foundation in o20. I then blended… Continue reading | 10 Comments

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More 1960’s Fashion: Get The Makeup Look of French Singer Sheila

I’ve been in a real “yé-yé” mood lately, pulling out my French records. I love this Sheila look! Who doesn’t love a mod look? I love the super pale lip that’s a bit “off” because it isn’t nude. There are great mid-60’s pictures of my grandmother who has a dark complexion wearing tons and tons of black eyeliner and white lipstick wearing wonderful “hair pieces”. This type of bold contrast has been a bit of a makeup weakness for me since I have a mod soft spot. This is… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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More of the 1960’s: Get the Look of Claudia Cardinale

I’m a sucker for chalky pink lipstick. The other thing that I am a sucker for is “cateyes”. So, I’m loving Claudia’s look. To get this look:

FACE: Apply concealer if and where needed. If you have under eye circles to cover, I like L’Oreal Visible Lift Line-Minimizing Under Eye Concealer. I would apply a powder foundation like Clinique Perfectly Real Makeup Compact in your shade. Apply a little bit of bronzer to cheeks as a blush like Maybelline Expert Wear Bronzer Pressed Powder in Salsa Sun