1950s Makeup – Color Harmony in 1951

Color charts for make-up hair and clothes 1951 – 1950s makeup tutorial from Carolyn Earle Bright ideas in 1950s makeup and effective use of costume colors accentuate your good looks and compliment each other. In this post are four complexion types – blonde, brunette, brownette, and titian – together with color suggestions that you can …

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Lets Make-up – 1950’s Style !

1950s Makeup Retrospective by Naomi J. Shaw – for Glamourdaze. Poodle skirts, pin-up girls, and winged eyeliner! The 1950s were a time of retro fun and fashion that still drive undercurrents today with nostalgia for the “good old days” of American bandstand music at the local diner or  drive-in movie theatre. Fifties fashion and makeup is …

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Glamour Girls of the Air – Air Stewardess School 1958


The Inside story of how to be a 1950’s Stewardess – In 1958 – Life magazine went to Stewardess School in Dallas Texas, and offered a revealing insight into the training, deportment, beauty schooling and sisterly camaraderie which resulted. Photos by Life Photographer Peter Stackpole. “The rather odd education that the girls get in these …

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One Woman – Three 1950’s Makeup Looks – Elizabeth Arden


Three Summer Faces – French Make up Styles for 1954 – 1950s Makeup report from L’officiel de la mode. Some summer cosmetic suggestions from the top cosmetologist Elizabeth Arden ( Ed: This was in French, so please forgive our translation!) 1.The Sports Make-up Look Eyelashes, eyelids and eyebrows are slightly greased. The important point here …

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Besame Cosmetics – The Purr-fect Red Lipstick !

Today Gabriela Hernandez of Besame Cosmetics helps you find the perfect Red lipstick from their beautiful range of vintage inspired lipsticks. ” First let’s figure out if your skin tone is warm with yellow undertones or pink with cool undertones! Then pick a color to match your skin tone. For warmer tones – try Carmine, …

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1950’s Makeup- Lovely Lips Masterclass.

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1950’s Make-up Fashion – Lovely Lips masterclass. Adapted from Make-up & Beauty – Vintage 1950’s Make-up Guides. Available for instant download from Vintage Make-up Guide.com See our other great 1950’s Make-up fashion posts: 1950’s make-up Fashion Tutorials 1950’s Woman does her Make-up Film Get the Mad men Look Hazel Bishop – 1950’s Stay on Lipstick …

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Make-up History – Hazel Bishop’s 1950’s Stay-on Lipsticks

Make-up History – Hazel Bishops Stay-on Lipstick . The First Permanent lipstick invented by a forgotten genius. When you think of make-up innovations, you immediately call to mind Max Factor, and rightly so. He did after all invent lip gloss. Lip make-up was until after World War Two, still considered a beauty accessory, rather than …

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