Updated: Jun 17, 2020
Red lips for a forties fancy dress theme
The lips are the most important part of the '40s face. Lipsticks were thought to keep women's spirits up during wartime...red, red and … red!
Rock the Vintage Glamour with Shimmer and Gloss
This plump look was called the Hunters Bow lip
Vaseline was used to add a little luster and gloss.
1940’s Makeup – Victory Red Lipstick
Paint a deep Luscious full mouth
Achieve the authentic forties with a lip, cheek and contour all in one pallet...
For a quick and simple contour effect and to plump up the cheeks for forties fashion, add a subtle touch of your lipstick to the apple of your cheeks and under your cheek bone
1940s nails with a a half moon exposed
Lock-down allows time for a hand-pamper spa!
Cuticles were always kept immaculate, trimmed and moisturized. Nails were almost always painted in various shades of red, although
pink, coral, mauve, rose and burgundy nail paints were the most popular colors
Quick and simple
Ribbon flag face-art
Feeling fresh out of ideas for simple and quick celebratory cheek designs
Here’s an inspiration for celebrating....grab your face-paints and apply the Union Jack abstract work of art. Apply a flat brush to your red, blue and white paint and let your hand freely move across the cheeks - you'll be surprised at your masterful work!