10 maja, 2015

The inspired makeup look of the 1980's.

Hello Dolls!!!

The 80's era is very colorful and fun. The faces were heavily painted, a lot of emphasized were placed on the eyes, cheeks and lips and a lot of colors were used. The blending was not a practice time of this period. What you can see on the 80's is the color black eye shadow all up to the eyebrows. This era is the time when a lot of colorful combination smoky eye were born and became widely used. The 80's were such a contrast compare to the 70's which were focused more on delicate, glowing features, very natural boho style look. Some women actually opted for a foundation that was a little bit lighter than their natural skin tone. The reason being is because it allowed all the colors that were using on the face to really pop out.

There is one think that you have to remember of the 80's is the accurate name OTT- Over The Top. "If your makeup doesn't look half way clownish then you haven't accomplished the look yet".

Cindy Crawford

Brooke Shields
The beauty icons of the era 80's include: Madonna who was the largest chameleon of style and fashion. She created numerous images of herself: girl punk, double of Marilyn Monroe or disco dive. Other famous beauties were Claudia Shiffer, Cindy Crowford, Brooke Shields or Lady Diana Spencer who as the Princess of Wales became one of the icons of fashion and beauty also. In the 80's the athletic and slim figure became fashionable propagated by Jane Fonda as a style of TV series like "Dynasty" or "Dallas".

Madonna, Rotterdam, 1987

Claudia Schiffer
Princess Diana, 1987

The features of the 80's makeup look:

1. Face- the concealer was very much packed one and the dewy skin (glowy) was very popular; very heavy emphasize was placed on the cheeks; bright pinks, brown or even red blushes were popular; blush applied on the hallows of the cheeks all the way to the temples instead of being on the apples of the cheeks like we do today;
2. Eyes- the "smoky eye"  was marked definitely, distinct and strong; the eyeliner was very popular especially black or blue; the colorful mascaras were use like: bright blues or teal.
3. Brows- the natural was the way to go or even bushy;
4. Lips- the frosty lipsticks were all the range and pink was the most popular color as the lip gloss;

Here is the list of used cosmetics to create this 1980's makeup look:

1. Maybelline NY, Instant Anti-Age, The Eraser, 020 cameo.
2. Essence, Stay All Day 16h Concealer, 10 natural beige.
3. Rimmel London, Wake Me Up, Instant Radiant, Simmer Touch, 001 plush of pearls.
4. Avon, Under Eye Shadow base, light beige.
5. Max Factor, Khol Pencil, 010 white (on the all eyelid to bring more intense to the colors).
6. Makeup Revolution London, Eyes Like Angels, 32 Ultra Professional Eyeshadows (orange- inner corner applied to the half of the eye lid; pink frosted- the rest of the eye lid; aqua dream- under lower lash line).
7. Sleek Monaco 657 (shimmering light violet- blended the crease and to the eyebrow).
8. Essence, Eyeliner Pen, Extra Longlasting, black.
9. Makeup Revolution London, Ultra blush palette, sugar and spice.
10. Max Factor 2000 Calorie, Dramatic Volume, black.
11. Makeup Revolution London, Give Me more Power, cant escape me.
12. Essence, Sparkling Romance, 02.
13. Kiss, Iconic, false eye lashes.

All cosmetics used for the 80's makeup look.

Makeup Revolution London, Eyes Like Angels, 32 Ultra Professional Eyeshadows.

Sleek Monaco 657.

 Makeup Revolution London, Ultra blush palette, sugar and spice.

My interpretation of the 80's:

It's was a great fun doing this makeup look. It's very colorful and rejoicing. Write me your thouts please.

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