Book: Retro Makeup
Retro Makeup: Techniques for Applying the Vintage Look is a history and application guide for vintage cosmetics teaches you makeup looks and origins for the 1920-1960s.
This 104-page full-color book starts with a brief history of makeup during the Victorian and Edwardian Eras. Next it provides practical knowledge in applying makeup to help better use the information provided in the proceeding chapters. Then it jumps into full details about makeup styles during the 1920s, ‘30s, ‘40, ‘50s and ‘60s with each decade having its own dedicated chapter.
Each decade describes historical events and innovations in products that were affecting makeup trends, popular shapes, and colors. Also in each decade are start-to-finish instructions on various makeup looks made popular by movie stars, models and beauty magazines of the time.
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