Authentic 1940s Makeup History and Tutorial. Gene Tierney wears the 1940s look with all natural ease. #190sfashion #makeup

Authentic 1940s Makeup History and Tutorial. Gene Tierney wears the 1940s look with all natural ease. #190sfashion #makeup

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Authentic 1940s Makeup History and Tutorial @VintageDancer.com http://www.vintagedancer.com/1940s/1940s-makeup-guide/

Authentic 1940s Makeup History and Tutorial @VintageDancer.com http://www.vintagedancer.com/1940s/1940s-makeup-guide/

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Foundation colours were geared towards “healthy glow” providing a natural look or a slight tanned look. Face powder- this was a slightly lighter shade. Eyes- natural look; grey and brown-toned eye shadows were used. Mascara brought attention to the eyes by darkening the lashes. Eye liner started to be worn on the upper eyelids in the late 1940s. Brows: were neatly groomed in a clean arch,  Cheek colour was called rouge, the popular colours were peachy, coral and pink tones.

Foundation colours were geared towards “healthy glow” providing a natural look or a slight tanned look. Face powder- this was a slightly lighter shade. Eyes- natural look; grey and brown-toned eye shadows were used. Mascara brought attention to the eyes by darkening the lashes. Eye liner started to be worn on the upper eyelids in the late 1940s. Brows: were neatly groomed in a clean arch, Cheek colour was called rouge, the popular colours were peachy, coral and pink tones.

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