The earlier decades of the 19th century were certainly a glamorous era for fashion and makeup. Even with the advent of all the modern makeup and styling techniques today, vintage makeup still holds an unparalleled elegance and grace.
The pale skin featured in this look is very typical of the complexion that characterized the look of women in the 1950’s, and so does the full red lips. The eye shadow is very subtle and minimal, focusing instead on the mascara to achieve darker eyelashes. The eyebrows are defined but not too thickly-filled, and the cheeks give a hint of peachy blush.