makeup images, tutorials and ideas inspired by the 1960s

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 ...

Halloween!!! My favorite vintage-inspired costume this year is Atomicpunk!

There are so many cool vintage-inspired Halloween costumes out there. This year I have a new inspiration for what I am going to be...Atomicpunk (aka atompunk). Above image from Planet of the Female Invaders, 1967 / [image link] You are all familiar with steampunk I am sure, which is the modern stylistic interpretation of speculative science fiction of ...

I love trading, because I got this great 1960s hairstyle book!

I love trading, because I got this great 1960s hairstyle book! I just got this great 1960s hairstyle book, thanks to a trade from a blog reader. She contacted me because she had an antique/vintage hairstyling book that she didn't have any use for, but didn't want to toss it or give it to the thrift store. ...

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 ...