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50s makeup and hair


Vintage and retro are back in style but then again, were they ever not? Now every day can be a pinup girl day!

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Apply highlighter on the apples of your cheeks and under the arch of your eyebrows to create a healthy, natural-looking glow. To highlight the inner corners of your eyes, use a shimmery cream eyeshadow.

Here's the thing about vintage,...

Using a neutral palette, pick the eyeshadow color closest to your skin tone and apply it on your eyelids. Using a medium-to-dark brown eyeshadow, create a deep crease and diffuse it with an eyeshadow brush. With an eyeliner pencil we prefer liquid, but use whichever you feel most comfortable with50s makeup and hair your winged eyeliner look. To make your eyes really stand out, use false eyelashes.

To finish your makeup look off, apply bold red lipstick.

When curling, be sure to create the curls away from your face and only grab small sections at a time. Comb your curls to smooth them out and apply hairspray to tidy up any loose ends or hairs. This is the last step to your pinup girl look.

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To create victory rolls, roll your hair twice around your fingers to create a donut shape mmm, donuts. Once your donut is formed, secure it with a pin and move on to your next 50s makeup and hair roll. Here at Makeup Tutorials, we pride ourselves on bringing you the most outstanding makeup content on the web — right from the beauty pros themselves!

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Step 1 — Vintage-Inspired Makeup Apply highlighter for a radiant glow. Step 2 — Vintage-Inspired Makeup Contour your cheeks with a bronzer.

Using a bronzer, contour your cheeks to highlight your cheekbones. Remember – no blow dryers in the 50s. As demonstrated by super model Suzy Parker, one pinned the hair and sometimes sprayed it to keep the set. And yes. Here's the thing about vintage, retro hair: It never goes out of style. the looks of the '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s and '60s are gorgeous — and still totally work today.

Steph, a professional hair stylist and makeup artist, shows us.

1950s Makeup History

Marilyn was the epitome of '50s Hollywood glamour. With her peroxide blonde hair, killer curves, and flawless makeup, she became the pinup.