Monday, May 4, 2009

60's Inspiration Du Jour 5.4.09

My favorite british super model from the 60's
"Twiggy (born Lesley Hornby; 19 September 1949) is an English model, actress, and singer, now also known by her married name of Twiggy Lawson. In the 1960s, at 16, she became the first prominent teenage model. She was known for her large eyes, long eyelashes, and thin build, and is regarded as one of the most famous models of all time."

AMy Updated Modern version for everyday! 

Products Used:
MAC e/s in Gesso
MAC e/s in Vanilla
MAC e/s in Typographic
MAC e/s in Carbon
MAC fluidline in Black
MAC Lipstick in Fleshpot

(Please excuse my groucho marx looking brows, I want them to grow a bit so I can shape them!)

1. Urban Decay Primer Potion all over lid- let dry. 
2. MAC Vanilla e/s all over eyelid

3. MAC Typographic with MAC 219 pencil brush in the crease

4. MAC fluidline in black on lash line- this can be messy we will be smoking it out later

5. MAC Fluidline in crease, this can be messy too we will blend and smoke this out also

6. Blend out with MAC 217 Brush with a bit of MAC Typographic e/s, I then added a bit more e/s and blended with the MAC219 Pencil brush

7. Pat MAC Gesso e/s on lid and above crease with MAC 242

8. MAC Gesso right under highest point of the brow

9. MAC Fluidline in Black to thicken the line on upper lash line an on lower. Wing out top and bottom.

10. Smudge MAC Typographic on the lower lash line with MAC 219 brush

11. Jemma Kid Duo Corrector on water line to open up the eyes- you can use White Fascinating eye kohl by MAC too.

12. MAC Fleshpot on lips

AND TA DA!!! The finished look.

Who is your favorite model of all time? Will you try to re-create your modern version?



  1. thanks for stopping by!! i love your twiggy look!!

  2. your twiggy look looks good*
    i'm really glad you made this post i just started getting into make-up so this really helped me a lot.

  3. Hi Karen, I am glad this helped you out a bit. let me know if you have any questions.

  4. Hey FemmeFatale! Thanks for stopping by my blog! The Twiggy look is gorgeous!! I'm going to follow your blog right now.

  5. Twiggy is my favorite too. Oh and you're gorgeous! ♥

  6. Aw thank you Colette! You are so sweet!

  7. You rarely see lashes that long. Wow I'm jealous! Nice look, it suits you. xxNadia

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