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A 60's inspired makeup look

A 60's inspired makeup look

Twiggy

Twiggy

Modern 60's makeup

Modern 60's makeup


The mod look, as it was called, was comprised of thick eyelashes, eye liner, layered eye shadow, and a nude lip. This look is still seen and is still worn today in various ways on celebrities and the average woman.

Face:

This should be a natural look. Apply concealer on parts you want to cover up and, if you must, use sheer foundation all over your face, but apply sparingly. You can add blush, but it's not essential to this look. Make sure to use a pale color, such as baby pink or light peach.

Eyes:

Put a neutral color of eyeshadow on your eyelid. Then take a dark color, such as brown, black, or gray, and sweep it across the part of your eyelid where your eye meets the bone. Take a brown or black eyeliner; a pencil or liquid will do. Start either on the inner or outer corner of the eye. Create a thick line (but not too thick) and make the corners go slightly up and away from your eye. You can then attach false eyelashes or just apply a few coats of mascara thickly on the top and bottom lashes. If you want a simple look, then cut a third of the top fake lashes off and attach them to the outer corner. Remember to add mascara after you apply lashes.

Lips:

If your lips are very pink, then put some concealer over them to make them more pale. Then apply a pale pink, peach, or clear gloss. You can define your lips more if you wish by using a lip pencil. This can be white, flesh-colored, or the same color as your lip gloss.


Now you have your 60's inspired look! Peace!


Twiggy puts on her eye makeup.

Twiggy puts on her eye makeup.

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Audrey gets her makeup done in the 60's.

Twiggy

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Comments

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on August 14, 2013:

cathie bridges: Thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed it. :)

Hamza Arshad from Pakistan on August 14, 2013:

Great hub! very nice

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on February 10, 2013:

f: I've never heard of that before. It's possible, but I don't think it's probable.

f on February 10, 2013:

How many women remove their natural eyelashes to help the false ones fit better, and do you think this is a trend that could increase?

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on July 16, 2012:

tjdavis: I bet that style looks great on you! Thanks for reading. :)

Teresa Davis from Moscow, Texas on July 16, 2012:

Loved your hub. I actually love wearing that style of eye makeup except for the false lashes..I don't wear them only because I don't want to pullout my own lashes.

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on July 04, 2012:

moonlake: I'm so glad you liked it! Oh wow; I had no idea people wore white lipstick back then. Thanks for sharing and voting!

moonlake from America on July 03, 2012:

Enjoyed your hub. In the 60s we also wore white lipstick. I have a picture of me with the white on, it looks terrible and it was on my military ID card. Voted Up.

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on April 03, 2012:

LadyGrinningSoul*: Thanks, girl! I will definitely be reading more of yours as well. :)

LadyGrinningSoul* on April 03, 2012:

Definitely will be reading your hubs! i love 60s make up, hair and absolutely anything to do with the 60's, your a girl after my own heart! this is awesome.

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on March 17, 2012:

tammyswallow: Thank you! I'm glad you like it. :)

Tammy from North Carolina on March 17, 2012:

Wow.. this is fabulous! You picked some great photos.

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on August 22, 2011:

Thanks. :)

f on August 22, 2011:

Yes, you seem somewhat of a fashionista, and you need to pursue your own tastes calmly and boldly, without other ppl busying themselves as to what they want you to do.

Blessings.

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on August 22, 2011:

Yes, I don't like popular things just because everyone else likes them. I like what I like; no matter what.

f on August 22, 2011:

Yes. I was referring to ppl in your small town, actually, but what you say is true.

I think in your case you are probably more generally interested in tattoos from an art form perspective, than just to follow a crowd, to follow a trend.

Blessings.

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on August 22, 2011:

As with many trends, change is unevitable and popularity may increase with any particular one. Yes, I realize that are many people that have tattoos all around the world.

f on August 22, 2011:

I think you mentioned anyway that ladies with ear plugs are quite scarce in your town, didn't you. But this may change, of course. (You'll probably find that more are tattooed than you realize.)

Blessings.

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on August 22, 2011:

Yes, you are right.

You are correct. At least, right now, I'm different from most people in my small town :) (I would hope; I like being different and original)

f on August 22, 2011:

Yes indeed. (The media are the biggest culprits in this regard, I think.)

With regard to fashion, I think you with your interest in fashion can just be quietly confident that, even if some ppl think your fashion choices (colors, designs, gauges etc) are new and different, in the long term they are far less likely to be seen in that light.

Blessings.

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on August 22, 2011:

That's true. It fascinates me all people of today put their own spin on the things from the past.

f on August 22, 2011:

So I guess that if you make fashion a deeper, special study than even you already have (even with regard to jewelry, body art, etc), it's themes from the PAST that you'll see recurring again and again, won't you? Blessings.

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on August 22, 2011:

You are correct, sir. :)

f on August 22, 2011:

It's the Ecclesiastes theme again of nothing under the sun being new :) .

Blessings.

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on August 21, 2011:

Just like people think the trends of today are very 'new' when they are actually a revamped version of 'old'. Today's version will someday become 'old'. We never think what we are wearing today will someday become ancient history.

f on August 21, 2011:

Interestingly, even the notion of 'vintage 60s' is now different from how it would have been seen in those times, an era in fashion and music which sometimes was purported to be a celebration of 'newness' and a supposed 'break' from the past. People in 1965 would have been amused to think that eventually others would regard the styles of those days as 'vintage', but it's true! :)

Blessings.

Erin Bower (author) from Georgia on August 21, 2011:

Thanks, jennielynn35! Yes, I think vintage clothes, makeup, and styles are beautiful. :)

Jennifer Hall from Florida on August 21, 2011:

Great hub! Love to see that I'm not the only one who loves the vintage look.

Emelia 61 on December 15, 2010:

Hi, does anyone remember the childs pink makeup case full of makeup sold by avon around 1966.

lauralolita from Florida on April 30, 2010:

I love that Audrey Hepburn video tutorial! Love all your great make-up tips! Great hub! Thanks

Patrice52 on October 08, 2009:

Love your hubs. Of course, I love anything vintage. The Audrey Hepburn pictures really took me back. Breakfast at Tiffany's, I loved that movie the first time I saw it as a teenager.

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