application tips, product suggestions and techniques for the eyebrows

Vintage Makeup for darker skin tones during the Atomic Age 0f the 1950s

For this installment of the Vintage Makeup for Darker Skin Tones series, I am exploring makeup during the Atomic Age, mostly taking place during the 1950s. To know more about this series, please read my disclaimer. The Atomic Age, or Atomic Era, began in 1945 when the U.S. detonated the first nuclear bomb, Trinity, and subsequently used nuclear bombs against Japan to ...

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 ...

1952 1,000 Hints Beauty Magazine, Today’s lesson…eyebrows

Beautiful Eyebrows circa 1952 Here is another vintage makeup lesson courtesy of 1,000 Hints Beauty Magazine. We are now on to eyebrows. I personally feel that eyebrows are one of the most important parts of a makeup routine. Shaped and filled correctly, they can make you look younger, happier, more put together. Left alone or done poorly, ...

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. ...