Blast from the Past, Old school festival makeup ideas.


Spring & Summer is festival season and with this some Old school festival makeup ideas.

A 70’s makeup look or old school is totally different than vintage makeup looks. In the 70’s the lipsticks where subtler with more accents on the eyes with bold colored eye shadows. Below some old school makeup looks, tips and tricks how to apply the makeup and to choose the right nail art for your old school festival makeup look.

Style Icons and Festival Makeup Looks from the 70’s.

In the 70’s you had some female style icons, who still today affect how we dress and wear our makeup. For festival makeup ideas see below what to use for foundation.

Foundation For A 70s Festival Makeup Look.

Foundation and other facial makeup was minimal in the seventies. A healthy glowing skin was the trend. So a little foundation to get a smooth, glowing skin.
Suggestions: Kevin Aucoin sensual skin fluid foundation(find the right color for your skin tone), Perricone foundation no foundation , No 7 airbrush away foundation , or  Shiseido future solution LX total radiance foundation

A bombshell Blush, festival makeup ideas for you 70’s look.

For the look you may need a pinkish or peach colored blush with a subtle finish like peach blush colors from Maybelline Dream Bouncy Blush 60 Coffee Cake , Tarte Amazonian clay (set of 4) , and for the more pinkish colors we suggest the following vibrant pink colors also Tarte Amazonian clay, Revlon Powder Blush Smoky Rose or E.L.F’s studio blush pink passion

The 70’s and Use Of Eye shadow.

In the 70’s stand out eye shadow colors were allowed. This is in contrast to the eye shadow colors in the past decades until the past 2 years or so. Pink, blue and green hues were the standard for eye shadow. Combining different eye shadow colors and shades is possible to create a real ’70s makeup look. Suggestions: M.A.C the Le Disco collection or M.A.C’s new waterproof eye shadow sticks or Dior 5 Couleurs No. 676 Candy Choc

Eyeliner For the 70’s Look.

The eyeliner stood out in the 70’s A solid black eyeliner is great for a 70’s makeup look and in addition, a white eye pencil on your lower lashes. Suggestions for eyeliner:Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Eyeliner, L’Oreal Paris Supergel Intenza, Revlon Colorstay Liquid Eyeliner, Lakme Absolute Gloss Artist Eyeliner, Maybelline Eye Studio Lasting Drama Gel Liner or Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner.

Mascara For Your 70’s Makeup Look.

For mascara, you can choose different colors. Wear a brown shade mascara if you have a fair complexion, dark brown shade of mascara with a slightly tanned skin and black mascara with dark skin. Mascara was worn on the lower and upper lashes. Suggestions: Maybelline New York Lash Sensational MascaraElizabeth Mott It’s So BIG Volumizing Mascara, Too Faced Twice The Sex – Better Than Sex Mascara Duo Set and Mia Adora 3D fiber lash mascara

Eyebrows For A 70’s Look.

The eyebrows in the 70’s were thin, high and arched.

Old school Lipstick Colors.

The lipstick and overall makeup for a 70 makeup look should be subtle. Mostly nude shades with a little bit of lip gloss were popular in the 70s. If you really want to color your lips, you can choose the best for a light pink hue. Suggestions: Tom Ford Lip Color pink dusk, Bobbi Brown Creamy Lip Color Blue Raspberry , Maybelline New York Color Sensational Vivid Matte Liquid, Nude Thrill and Tom Ford Lip Color Spanish pink

Nail Polish color Trends in The Seventies.

In terms of nail polish colors for a 70 makeup look you can choose from a range of colors. Think glitter nail polish or nail art with pearls. In the 70s the French manicure was introduced.

In short the main features for 70’s festival makeup ideas are:

Foundation: light
Eyebrows: High and arched
Eyes: two colors -one bright the other pearly
Lips: pale and pearly
Cheeks: blusher applied under the cheekbones and highlighter on the cheekbones
Overall look: Glitzy

 

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