Thursday, April 14, 2011

Traditional Makeup of the Roaring 1920's Flapper

photo from: fatmu.blogspot.com
photo from: chloeling.blogspot.com
photo from: beautysquared.blogspot.com
Some more Louise Brooks, photo from: thebijoubrideblog.blogspot.com
Marlene Dietrich, photo from: additional.nl
photo from: swingfashionista.com
photo from: themakeupgallery.info
photo from: sarafaella.blogspot.com
Jean Harlow, Photo from: ninasvintageandretrohair.com
Polly Walters, photo from: glamourdaze.blogspot.com
Clara Bow, photo from: beyondblackwhite.com
Theda Bara, photo from: kateoreillymakeup.wordpress.com
Claudette Colbert, Photo from: kathleentymua.blogspot.com
Flappers had a major focus on makeup. They traditionally had dark eye makeup, and dark lipstick that accentuated a cupids bow. I have read that some women for pictures even wore their black eye liner on their lips in order to make for a more drastic contrast in coloring. Very fun look!

1 comment:

FashionPilule said...

The photos are so beautiful, so feminine... I just adore this amazing style!