|Name of star of decade.
1940’s Veronica Lake
|Skin and foundation.
Colour: The face powder matched the skin tones, darker and warmer foundation was applied and powder was used afterwards which was a lighter colour than the skin tone. Face powder resulted in a rosy glow.
Texture: Matte skin finishes was used for full coverage.
Contouring and highlighting : none.
|Eyes and mascara.
Corrective eyeshadow placement: Minimum eyeshadow was used and a little bit of shadow was created through the use of adding subtle shades of brows or creams
Shape: The eye shape was an almond shaped eye which was achieved by dropping the ‘C’ shape on the eyelid into a soft wash and pulling it down. A small eyeliner in dark brown was placed on the top lid with a darker eyeshadow in area three of the lid which created depth to the eye. The eyeliner was only used to line the eye which is not flicked out.
Colours: Muted greys and browns.
Texture: Natural matte eyeshadow
Mascara : Main accessory or focus feature. Brown or black mascara.
Shape: More fuller brows compared to the 1920’s brows. Eyebrows kept their naturally thickness. Brows were fuller and more natural with a softer domed arch.
Colour: Brows were filled with a matte shadow similar to the natural brow colour and a dark brown pencil was used to define the arch to a sharp point.
Full and soft and in contrast to the 1920’s the upper lip was slightly overdrawn.
Colour: Bright reds, cherry reds, pinkish reds, crimson, vermillion shades and orange reds.
Texture: Matte to gloss.
Placement: Applied on top of the cheekbones and brushed downward towards the temples.
Colours: Rouge colours, red with pink undertones, bright roses and pink with fuchsia undertones.