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Recreate Old Hollywood Glam with Makeup

Dec/18/2022 / by Melanie Fourie
Old Hollywood Makeup
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Because it’s been done so many times before, old Hollywood glitz is considered a classic. The strong cat eye and the bright red lip are two of the greatest movie-era beauty trends. Here’s how you can recreate the look and shine like a timeless starlet at events! 

Old Hollywood Lip Glam

When it comes to a distinctive red lip, go for a glitter finish for an edgier, more modern look. Commence with a velvety lipstick so that the shimmer will stay on. With its creamy texture, the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Lip Color in the shade Ruby Flame is an excellent choice. To apply, dab the NYX Professional Makeup Glitter in red on top of the lips with a flat brush and push it into place. You may add even more complexity to the effect by using various hues of the same palette of glitter.

The Cat-Eye

The contour of the traditional black cat eye is first created with a delicate kohl pencil. Trace your cat eye with a pencil first, so that you can easily clear up any errors you may have. A water resistant pen liquid Liner in black or ivory may be used to seal the contour of your line. To begin, draw a line in the center of the lid, then work your way out to the outer and inner corners. To maintain the look current and fresh, apply a little coat of mascara to the upper lash line.

To Get the Perfect Cat Eyeliner, Here Are Some Ideas!

Outline In order to get to your ideal line, start there. Curly cats are one of the most frequent cat-eye blunders, in which the wing bends upward rather than thrusting out straight. Your eye’s shape will be altered as a result. 

As a superb technique to prevent those curled cat eyes, cosmetic professionals have come up with various strategies to plan out your cat eye in advance.

After you’ve curled your lashes, draw a line from the outside corner of your eye all the way to the outer edge of your brow bone. Your outermost eyelash should be the same angle as the lash on the inside. Right next to that outer eyelash, put a dot. The tail will come to an end here. It should expand and lengthen the eyes while also lifting and shaping them.

Shape Your Eyeliner According to Your Eye Shape

The size and form of your eyeliner wing is determined by the size and form of your eyelids, which vary greatly from person to person. Here’s how you can figure out what kind of eyes you have.

When you open your eyes, do the wrinkles on your eyelids disappear? To put it another way, you have hooded eyes. Compose the outer wing flick where your eyelid hood begins to ensure the liner does not vanish beneath your lid. Apply your liner thinly as you work your way in.

Few eye creases or no eye crease are characteristics of mono-lids. For this form, the thinnest possible line is optimal. Start at the outside corner of the eye and work your way in toward the lash line. Then, working your way in from the inside corner, draw a line that intersects the midpoint.

It’s safe to say that if you can clearly see your iris while your eyes are open and resting, you have round eyes. Draw a descending angle toward the outer corner of the eye from the outside. When staring straight ahead, your pupil is in the middle of your lid, so stop applying the liner there.

Almond-shaped-  If the outermost and inner corners of your eyes are both sharp and ovular, you have almond-shaped eyes. It’s a good idea to take use of the additional lid space. Start at the inner corner of your eye and work your way out to the lash line, finishing where your crease begins with a flick of your eyeliner.

FAQs about Old Hollywood Makeup

How long does it take to do Old Hollywood makeup?

Hollywood makeup can be considered full glam, so give yourself at least 45-60 minutes to do this classic look.


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