How to: 1940s Eye Makeup?

Answer According to the National Women's History Museum, women's roles changed drastically in the 1940s. As men went to war, women went to work. The makeup trends at the time were simple, uncomplicated an... Read More »

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Hairstyles and Makeup of the 1940s?

The definitive word for 1940s hairstyles and makeup is glamour. During this decade, many women went to work for the first time to fill the masculine roles that were left absent by the men who were ... Read More »

How to Apply 1940s Makeup?

The dames in the 1940s were ideally "naturally beautiful," not like the tanned, athletic and fresh-scrubbed 1970s women, but in a soft, feminine and rosy way. Vivien Leigh, Jennifer Jones, Ava Gard... Read More »

1940s Makeup Styles?

Makeup of the 1940s was centered around highlighting natural beauty. To obtain a natural look, women of this decade had to use quite a bit of makeup and then manipulate it in order to accomplish a ... Read More »

1940s Makeup and Glamour?

Fashion for women in the 1940s focused on highly feminine makeup and clothing. Women gravitated toward soft curls, defined waistlines and classic makeup. Incorporating elements of retro glamour in... Read More »