1960’s Eye Makeup Tips – from Sixties model Pattie Boyd

1960’s Eye Makeup Tips – from Sixties model Pattie Boyd Originally published in Sept 1965 in the beauty magazine 16. Pattie Boyd – ( Beatle girlfriend and source of inspiration to classic songs such as George Harrison’s Something and Eric Claptons Layla. ) wrote a column entitled Pattie Boyd’s Beauty Box. In this, the first article, she began with that…

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1960’s Fashion Lipsticks Advert

A dancing moon, a gay new dress and to match them all, Coty Lipsticks ! Yes – Coty lipsticks are ‘fashion matched’, each a perfect partner for one of the lovely new fondant shades. Choose your Coty Lipstick color from Chatan, Dahlia, Forest fire, Coral Pink, Red Ribbon, Fresh Pink, Spun Gold, Gay Fuschia and Rose Sation. Remember, Coty lipsticks…

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The 1960s face – Five Top Makeup Tips by Gabriela Hernandez

Excerpt from her book Classic Beauty – The History of Make-up, Gabriela Hernandez shares highlights the Five Top Make-up Tips for achieving the 1960s face. 1.False lashes are placed on the top and bottom lashes with several pairs on the top lash. 2.Eyes are worn heavily made-up using dark defining shadows [ Aqua,Green or Blue ] over a base of…

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The 1960’s Make-up Look (1965) Maybelline

A charming 1960’s eye make-up commercial from Maybelline – the creator of mascara. The original formula was invented by New York chemist T.L. Williams in 1915. He gave it its name after his sister Maybel – who had shown him how she concocted her own basic lash make-up from mixing charcoal and Vaseline. When sold locally as Lash-Brow-Ine – it…

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Rare Vintage 1960’s Hairstyles Film

Thanks to Richard Jeffs of The Baim Collection for allowing us to publish this one minute excerpt from the feature Girls Girls Girls from the Harold Baim Collection. Directed by none other than Michael Winner of Death Wish fame. It features a bevy of women on a trip to the beauty parlour to achieve that early 1960’s Hairstyle ! We…

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Rare 1960’s Make-up and Beauty Tutorial Film !

Many thanks to Richard Jeffs of the Harold Baim Collection for giving us permission to feature a minute extract of the Michael Winner directed 1960’s fashion feature Girls Girls Girls. The Baim Film collection really is a lost archive of 1950’s and 1960’s Britain and you can view some wonderful clips on the archive and even purchase DVD’s. Highly recommended….

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