makeup images, tutorials and ideas inspired by the 1920s

Vintage Makeup for darker skin tones during the Jazz Age

For this installment of the Vintage Makeup for Darker Skin Tones series, I am exploring makeup during the Jazz Age. To know more about this series, please read my disclaimer. Finding printed information, tips, and colors for makeup that originates from the Jazz Age of the 1920s is very difficult, for any skin tone. During that time period there ...

Vintage Makeup for Darker Skin Tones – Foundations and Face Powders

Welcome to the first post in the Vintage Makeup for Darker Skin Tones series! Please read my disclaimer here to learn more about where this all came from and what this is all about. I'm beginning with face powders and foundations to work into the rest of the series. This post is more about history than ...

An Art Deco Inspired Bride Looking Beautiful on Her Wedding Day!

I love it when everything comes together really beautifully and these images from the wedding of a 1920s/30s inspired bride that I styled last summer are the perfect example. Thanks to the beautiful photography of Marla Rutherford at CakeKnife Photography and all of the ideas that the bride Bee brought to what she wanted for her big day, ...

Valentine’s Day special vintage beauty gifts and sale items.

Just in time for Valentine's Day...get Micheline Pitt's Modern Pinup Makeup and Hair 3 DVD set and Le Kuex Whistle Bait Lip Paint with Retractable Lip Brush for a special holiday price. Just $37.50 for the set! That's almost 30% off! Beauty makes a perfect gift for any girl on Valentine's Day! Just shop at www.VintageHairstyling.com Or save 20% off our other ...

Retro Makeup is official! If you want it, get it while it’s hot!

My web designer has installed the button and Retro Makeup can now be purchased at www.retromakeup.net. I get the books from my printer by the end of business Friday and I will be shipping books out on Monday. Some of you have already ordered books through other means, but do not fret. I will also ...