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The Lipstick League – Week of 4.18.2011

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The Lipstick League – week of 4.18.11 – Happy Easter!

Question: What’s your signature lip color?

EauMG’s Answer: My signature lip color changes yearly and seasonally. I have went from MAC Lipstick in Snob, a milky pale pink, when I had long hair and wore it in a beehive. I then went to MAC Viva Glam Lipstick in Viva Glam III, a matte plum red, when I had dyed red hair. I then went to MAC Lipstick in Morange, a true bright

makeup instruction, vintage

More 1960’s Fashion: Get the Look of Daniela Bianchi

1960's actress Daniela Bianchi

This is such a 60’s Italian cinema look to me: the bronzer, dark eye makeup, and the dramatic hat. There’s some modern appeal to this look. All of the 2000s has been about smoky eyes and pale lips. Here’s what I did to get a similiar look to Daniela’s.

EYES: Because this look has heavy eye makeup, I’m starting with the eyes first. I filled in brows with the waxy, e.l.f. Eyebrow Lifter & Filler Pencil in Ash. This pencil… Continue reading | 5 Comments

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More 1960’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Ursula Andress

Ursula Andress Makeup Look

Ursula with black hair and I love it! I’m guessing this pic is from the 60’s or maybe the early 70’s. I can’t find many pictures as Ursula Andress as a brunette so it’s difficult for me to “date” this one. Anyways, I love a dramatic eye makeup look. Who doesn’t? This makeup look works for most complexion but I think it would be amazing on medium to dark complexions.  Here is what I used to get a similar look to Ursula’s… Continue reading | 9 Comments

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More 1950’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Kim Novak


This is such a delicate look. It is one of those nice “pale” spring/summer looks. Or a nice “nude” makeup look. It’s a great look for light complexions, blondes and those with natural gray hair. Kim Novak compared to other actresses of the era always seemed to go “lighter” with her makeup. In the majority of publicity pics, you see her with swipe of liquid liner and a pale pink, pearly peach, or bronze lipsticks. She did this “understated” look so well. Compared to other divas of the day, it isn’t hard… Continue reading | 2 Comments