Old Hollywood Glamour
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No matter how much time passes, people's obsession with old Hollywood never goes away, especially when it comes to the era's makeup and style. Icons like Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor epitomized the luxurious aesthetics of a bygone era with their classic red lips and understated eye looks.

Old Hollywood glamour makeup has seen a resurgence in recent years, with beauty lovers channeling the socialites and stars from the 1930s to the 1960s using makeup.

Here are some tips to help you recreate the elegance of old Hollywood.

Cherry Red Lipstick

A hallmark of old Hollywood glamour is the iconic red lip. While red lipstick remains a staple for special occasions, achieving the classic Hollywood look requires the use of cherry red shades. The Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Hydrating Lipstick in "Red Carpet Red" perfectly captures the essence of this vintage aesthetic, imparting a timeless vibrancy to your visage.

Dark Brown Eyeshadow

The starlets of old Hollywood usually wore a subtle smokey eye or a dark brown eyeshadow look to complement their red lipstick. Brown shadows tend to look the best with red lipstick, as they don't overpower the lip color but still accentuate the eyes.

Take your favorite brown shade and apply it to the crease of your eyelids only, blending it outward for a soft smokey effect. Following this, take a light shade, either white or gray, and apply it on the lid, blending it with the brown eyeshadow.

Cat Eye

No vintage-inspired makeup is complete without the cat eye, characterized by a sharp, black liquid liner. This classic look, synonymous with old Hollywood, can be challenging to master. Liner tape serves as a helpful guide when creating a sharp and thick line that defines the eyes.

Full Coverage Foundation

To achieve the flawless complexion reminiscent of old Hollywood, full-coverage liquid foundation is a must. This foundation not only imparts a smooth finish but also conceals imperfections.

Following the application of your base, use a setting powder to really give your skin that blurring effect and set your foundation.

Contour and Pink Blush

When it comes to the cheeks, you have to make sure you have some color on them, as this was a staple of old Hollywood beauty.

Start by contouring the cheekbones with a cream or powder contour, defining and imparting a natural color. Once your contour is set, apply a pink blush to the cheeks above the contoured area. Blend these elements together for a natural flush.