makeup instruction, vintage

More 1930’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Joan Blondell

1930's blonde actress Joan Blondell

So, this photo is rouged to heck and I can’t get a similar look without doing the same, but I still like the makeup look. It’s a playful look that works for light to medium complexions. Here’s what I did to get a 1930’s Joan Blondell inspired look:

FACE: Being rouged, the face is quite “cakey”. With my fingers, I applied Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse Foundation in Nude. People like to use a buffer brush with this foundation, I… Continue reading

makeup instruction, vintage

More 1940’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Virginia Mayo

I love this look of Virginia Mayo. It’s all perfect. Love the hair, lipstick, and the tweed suit. I wish I could look this fabulous all of the time. It’s a bold lip that isn’t too bold. I think it is all very professional and beautiful. It also works for many complexions. Here’s what I did to recreate this look:

FACE: To even out complexion, I applied Shiseido Stick Foundation in o20 directly on my face. I blended with my Elizabeth Arden Foundation