My mom was never much of a makeup person, so when I became interested in all the products lining my local beauty store as a teen, I did a lot of learning on my own.
There was a bunchof trial and error at first, and some unfortunate school yearbook photos to prove it, but I eventually found the best lessons were from all the mostgorgeous ladies of the past. Sure, they had makeup crews who helped ensureevery single lash and every bit of lipliner was in place, but that doesn’t mean we can’t achieve looks just as spectacular on our own!
Though beauty fads come and go, all of these women nailed the most timeless techniques which is exactly why they’ll always be considered “in style!”
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We all go through that phase where we pluck our brows so much, they all but disappear. But allowing them to stand out, either naturally like Audrey Hepburn’s or filled in with an eyebrow pencil, can definitely be a superchic look.
This trick has been around for decades, as shown here with silent movie actress Miriam Cooper, using the white liner on the bottom lid to create the illusion of wider eyes. You can also use it to accent black winged eyeliner to really make it pop!
Unlike Liz, who was born with a double layer of natural eyelashes, the rest of us need some help from extensions and temporary falsies to achieve the alluring look, shown here on iconic vixen Mae West.
You can go with the classic Marilyn look, or find the best focal point for your individual face. If you’re lucky enough to have one naturally, highlightingit with some eyeliner can really help it stand out.
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