October 25, 2011

Hollywood Eyebrows Makeup Tutorial from 1938


What do ladies want more? :-)


Beautifying, where to put the accent!
Hollywood Eyebrows Makeup Tutorial from 1938, taken from the original British Pathe newsreel "Beautifying!
Where To Put The Accent!"
Iconic makeup specialist Jean Barrie, introduced here as the "Editress of Woman's Fair Magazine" gives a supposedly plain girl a makeover adding eyebrows, eyelashes and lipstick.

You then see a demonstration on an older woman with a fuller face.

The final section of the video tackles glasses and discusses which types of spectacles a lady should wear.



October 24, 2011

For her, a gift from Hollywood


How glamorous is this?! 

For blondes, brunettes, brownettes and readheads



New beauty for Christmas - added glamour for the days to come! 
Of course, she will love such a gift. 
And here it is - her own individual Color Harmony Make-Up created by Max Factor Hollywood to emphasize the beauty of her natural complexion colorings. Packed in black holiday boxes.....
it's Just the gift that she, herself, would choose.

Out of the newspaper gazette of Pennsylvania december 2, 1946.






Hollywood Face powder 1930








October 23, 2011

The Beehive

 The more tease, the better the Hive!


Today was a productive day.........what else to do on a sunday? :-)
So I decided to learn a bit more about Vintage hairstyling late 50's, early 60's. The Beehive is a hairstyle you've probably seen in some retro movies like James Bond or even Amy Winehouse was a huge fan of this style.


  • The popular "girl" group, The Ronettes, helped popularize the hairdo. "We came from Spanish Harlem", recalls the group's veteran lead singer, Veronica "Ronnie" Spector, in a Village Voice interview. " 'We had high hair anyway.' So the Ronettes made their hair still higher—'We used a lot of Aqua Net' ".
  • Audrey Hepburn's character in Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) sported a large then-fashionable beehive.
  • Yeoman Janice Rand, from the original 1960s Star Trek TV series, wore a complex, "futuristic" version of a beehive.
  • In the Flintstones episode "Fred's New Boss" (season three), Wilma Flintstone and Betty Rubble get their hair done in gigantic, elaborate beehives at a salon, and the pair drive their car very slowly to protect their hairdos. Unfortunately, their 'dos are destroyed after a fast-moving dinosaur vehicle passes by and blows them down.
  • '60s singing icon, Dusty Springfield, was known for her trademark beehive and panda eyes look.

it is also known as the B-52, for its similarity to the bulbous nose of the B-52 Stratofortress bomber. It originated as one of a variety of elaborately teased and lacquered versions of "big hair" that developed from earlier pageboy and bouffant styles. It was developed in 1960 by Margaret Vinci Heldt of Elmhurst, Illinois, owner of the Margaret Vinci Coiffures in downtown Chicago, who won the National Coiffure Championship in 1954, and who had been asked by the editors of Modern Beauty Salon magazine to design a new hairstyle that would reflect the coming decade. She originally modelled it on a fez-like hat that she owned. In recognition of her achievement, Cosmetologists Chicago, a trade association with 60,000 members, created a scholarship in Heldt’s name for creativity in hairdressing. The beehive style was popular throughout the 1960s, particularly in the United States and other Western countries, and remains an enduring symbol of 1960s kitsch.

This is my result today, started with Hot Rollers set on base










October 18, 2011

Out in the USA!



Oh yeah Baby! 

OUT TODAY (18-10) in the USA!!
Drive-in Magazine with my photos published in it of 
MissLiz Chérie and Ludo Voodoo
Drive-in magazine Facebook

When you order the magazine, 
you get a digital copy with your purchase for free!  


See more of my publishments HERE


 

October 10, 2011

Besame cosmetics Retro Lipstick

Hello darlings,


Have you ever dreamed of that perfect Red Retro Lipstick?


Well, today I got a nice package in my mailbox..........Besame Voluptuous Lip colour set "I chose the Red Velvet one!
it was packaged really nicely (too sweet to open) and not recognizable to anyone of what's in it hehe. I also ordered the Besame "Your perfect red" set with 6 luxe samples of the best shades of red. I couldn't resist to that :-)
I ordered it on october 6 with "What Katie did", so delivery was pretty fast and that from the UK.


Some info about this lipstick :

This color set contains everything needed to create gorgeous, sensuous lips. Each lipstick delivers smooth, feather-proof coverage and contains a mineral stain that locks in colour for extraordinary long-lasting wear. At the heart of the lipstick's formula is a special mix of rose waxes and flower essences that provide a unique silky softness to the lips. A proprietary blend of ingredients promotes cell renewal and natural fullness. Aloe, green tea and botanical oils add antioxidant protection and soothing qualities to the lips. When used daily, your lips will stay incredibly healthy, moisturized, and strikingly voluptuous. Each Voluptuous Lip Colour set contains:
  • A pigment rich Voluptuous Lip Colour lipstick encased in a high gloss enamel tube
  • A velvety travel sleeve for the lipstick
  • A matching automatic lip pencil
  • A hand crafted lipstick brush ergonomically designed to fit perfectly between your thumb and forefinger for a precise application.
  • A detailed lipstick application guide
The Voluptuous Lip Colour Set may be used in a variety of ways:
  • Use the lipstick in combination with the lip pencil for perfectly shaped, feather-proof lips.
  • Apply the lipstick alone for soft, healthy, moisturized lips.
  • Use the pencil in combination with a clear gloss or lip glaze for shiny lips with a long-lasting touch of colour.
  • Wear the pencil alone for lips with a deep stain of colour in a matte finish.
Infused with natural ingredients to protect and nourish the lips; paraben and petrolatum free. Voluptuous Lip Colour lipstick delivers the exceptional color and long-lasting wear you expect from Besame. It’s quite simply the perfect lipstick.


Here are some photos I just made in my studio to show you what a nice Christmaspresent this is (if it was christmas at least). I'm sure when you receive this, it's always Christmas! :D



Nicely wrapped in

Your perfect Red set

My treasure "Red Velvet"

Looks colorful :-)



I haven't got the chance to try it out on my lips yet,
but that will be soon I hope :-)
Stay tuned.






October 05, 2011

Miss Tempest Storm


The Lady is a Vamp!


Known for her famous figure, named "The girl with the fabulous front", flamed hair beauty Tempest Storm. rose to the top of her profession mingling with the best of the stars and becoming a true legend in Burlesque history.

She is the longest performing burlesque artist in the world and one of the most famous Burlesque Queens of all time with the entire Burlesque world bent over in admiration of her work. Born in Georgia, tempest had dreams of Hollywood from an early age......if you want to know more about her and her life I suggest you buy an example of Milkcow magazine nr 26. there you can read all about her and her shows. 
If you want to catch her at all, you need to go to see her next year at The Tempest Storm Las vegas Burlesque cruise from New York to Bermuda. I think she's worth the journey :D








 


Now age 83






Dita's kitchen

"It's so cheery and happy" says Von Teese of her deliriously playful kitchen, as Eva, her dachshund, looks on.
Dita von Teese’s fabulously cheeky and retro pink kitchen, she is absolute an example on how Tease Pinup should be. Give me a Cherry on it and it's perfect :-) I can only admire such shots and
I WANT THAT KITCHEN! :-)





InStyle by Douglas Friedman, February 2011




October 04, 2011

For the Ladies

Well ladies, aren't you dreaming about those Greasy men from the 50's and 60's? looking cool and smoking cigarettes, drinking Coke instead of Beer, talking like the Fonz and you melt away when he lookes at you? Meet Ludo Voodoo......but I must say : he's already married to the beautiful Parisienne model Miss Liz Chérie :-)



Featured today at Pinup-doll






October 03, 2011

Old Hollywood Glamour

 A Glamorous life


The glamorous live of Hollywood is something I can really dream about. These shots were made with so much care and fantastic props, it's really catching to watch these. I know special lights and techniques were used those days and hard to accomplish now. To have some nice high contrast and still soft Hollywood light, they used Fresnel theater lights and probably creamed in the lens with Vaseline :-)
Ladies were ment to have curves and old Hollywood was happy to show those curves. Makes me wish i was born in the 30's.

Imagine, walk down the street and spot Frank Sinatra, Clark Gable, Debra Paget, Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Natalie Wood, Veronica Lake, Audrey Hepburn, Rita Hayworth, Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando, James Dean, Cary Grant.........when it really was "tinsel town"".......Ooohhhhh :-)

Well I won't cream in my lens with vaseline for sure to be in that tinsel town hehe, but I would like to try out these inspirational shots one day.



Jean Harlow

Jean Harlow

Ann Sheridan

1940's Vogue

Jean Harlow

Jean harlow

Mary Pickford


Joan Blondell

Natalie Wood

By Michael Malak


By Mark Glenn Studio






October 02, 2011

Pinup Doll of the Month Contest

Hi darlings,


I would like to call for votes on one of my favorite pictures of my "Back to the 50's" set with the sweet Miss Liz Cherie which I have submitted to the Pinup Doll of the month contest at Pinup-doll.com

If you like it, please vote for us.....just click on this photo, "LIKE" Pinup-doll on facebook and then "LIKE" this photo please. Thank a lot xx







October 01, 2011

Back to the 50's

Here you can see some pics I have taken from this lovely french model Miss Liz Cherie. this set is taken at the same day as the Bonnie and Clyde set, Nostalgic cars was really amazing with cooperation. we could use all of the cars in the garage hehe :D








 



Photos by Damona-Art (BE)
Car: Buick eight 1951 by Nostalgic cars
Flower by Sophisticated Lady





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