5 Steps for a 1930s Hollywood makeup day look

Hollywood Beauty with Maureen O Sullivan –

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1930s makeup report by Carolyn Van Wycks.

Assuming Maureen O Sullivan has already applied a powder foundation, beginning with the above picture, she illustrates for you the five important successive steps in applying make-up.

1. First, a blue eye shadow is smoothed gently across her lids.

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2. Second ( above) , Maureen accents and extends the outer ends of her brows very lightly with a brown eyebrow pencil. Use a firm crayon with a fine point.

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3. Third, Maureen carefully accents and darkens her lashes with mascara brushing the upper lashes upwards, and the lower lashes – downward!

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4.Maureen smiles so that she may apply rouge to the ‘full’ part of her cheek, blending it lightly outward toward the temples.

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5.Fifth, after lipstick, the gently nuances of color are tied together by a thorough though delicate veil of powder.

That’s all !

Original articles courtesy  Media History Project

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