Try a retro beauty look this Halloween inspired by the Roaring Twenties. Learn how to recreate this signature 20s makeup look inspired by the Great Gatsby movie.
Hide any imperfections and create a porcelain like base with a light shade sheer foundation. Set your foundation with loose powder.
With the base done, move onto the eyes. To increase color payoff, use an eyeshadow primer on the upper and lower eyelids, which will also make your 20s makeup last longer.
Apply a shimmery-gold eyeshadow on the upper eyelid with a big and stiff brush.
Using a loose golden eyeshadow, intensify the gorgeous gold tone of your makeup. Apply it with the same stiff brush.
Contour the crease with a burgundy eyeashadow, focusing on the inner corner of the eye.The sad look achieved by the dark shadow applied under the inner corner of the eyebrow is a must have detail of this typical 20’s makeup.
Blend the color with a clean fluffy brush.
Enhance the shadows and the inner corners of the eyes with a matte brown eyeshadow, then blend everything with a big and fluffy buffer brush, until you can’t see any harsh lines.
Add depth to the eyes with a black eyeshadow for an ever more dramatic look.
Trace an ivory eyeliner pencil on the waterline to create the illusion of big, round eyes.
Contour the lower eyelid with the matte brown eyeshadow to define the round shape of the eyes, then blend until you get a nice, smoky effect.
Women used to have very thin and arched eyebrows in the 20’s so we are going to contour the eyebrows to make them as slim as possible. If you have thick eyebrows, you can hide them with liquid latex or several layers of foundation and powder.
In order to recreate the look of the 20’s icons, apply a pair of false eyelashes on the upper lash line. You can skip this step if you are going for a more natural look.
Apply an another set of false lashes on the lower lash line to contour the eyes.
Finish off the eye makeup with generous layers of mascara on both upper and lower lashes.
Nowadays we apply the blush from temples to cheeks, be women in the 20’s only used to highlight the center of their cheeks with darker colors.
Conceal your lips with foundation and powder, then create a thin heart shape which you will fill with a dark lip liner, followed by burgundy lipstick.