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1950’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Natalie Wood

I love “untouchable” red lips. Natalie looks stunning in this pic with minimal eye makeup and perfect, glossy red lips (with a hint of coral!). To get this look, do the following and don’t drink, kiss, or eat all evening ­čÖé

FACE: First, I applied Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Light (not pictured) with my fingers. With a foundation brush, I applied Lanc├┤me Teint Idole Ultra in Buff 3. To conceal under eye circles, I applied Rimmel Hide the

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1930’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn

November 1935 (

This is such a beautiful magazine cover of the great Katharine Hepburn. Of course I am a sucker for red hair, especially when paired with an emerald green. This classic makeup look works for many complexions, especially light to medium with green, grey, or blue eyes. Bold lip colors really make these eye colors look bright. Here’s the colors that I used to get this look:

FACE: I applied Shiseido Foundation Stick in… Continue┬áreading

Blog Weekly Roundup

The Lipstick League – Week of 3/21/2011

Lipstick League Beauty Blog Roundup

The Lipstick League – week of 3.21.11

Welcome to the inaugural post for The Lipstick League! We are a group of beauty bloggers, bound together by the desire to save the world with beauty, one post at a time!

Once a week, each member of The Lipstick League will select a favorite post from their blog and weÔÇÖll assemble the links in one tidy weekly post for your reading pleasure.

WeÔÇÖve gathered together a fantastic group of… Continue┬áreading

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More 1950’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Diana Dors

So, it’s New Year’s Eve. I wanted to do an over the top disco inspired look, but this pick of Diana Dors is festive enough. And I’m staying home. That’s never stopped me before, but I’m just not feeling like it today. Don’t you think Diana looks blonder than usual in this pic? It’s verging on silver to match her top! Anyways, I do love this look. This is a look that does work well with lighter complexions and those with light brown, blonde, and even grey hair. Here’s what I… Continue┬áreading | 10 Comments