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

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/

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.

14 Hairdos You Just Don't See Anymore. We Should Totally Bring Back #12!

14 Hairdos You Just Don't See Anymore. We Should Totally Bring Back #12!

Authentic 1940s Makeup History and Tutorial. Rouge (blush) applied to the center and brushed up and out to the cheekbones.

Authentic 1940s Makeup History and Tutorial. Rouge (blush) applied to the center and brushed up and out to the cheekbones.

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