There’s no denying that we’ve all been obsessing over the most recent psychological thriller to hit our screens, Don’t Worry Darling, and it’s safe to say the beautiful aesthetic of the movie has influenced consumers to delve back into the world of 1950s hair and makeup.
In the past month, searches for 50s Makeup have grown 103% whilst searches for 50s Hair have grown 186% (Google Trends). Here’s how to get the complete 1950s look, from cosmetics to hair.
To achieve that dewy, glowing look that resonates with 1950s makeup, the Illamasqua Beyond Veil Primer (RRP £34) is a must. With a lightweight gel formula, the unique primer blends on effortlessly to deliver a luminous, natural-looking glow, whilst maintaining moisture levels to prevent dryness, Improving makeup longevity and leaving skin looking bright and youthful, exactly like the 50s! For a base, the lightweight, medium coverage of Illamasqua’s Beyond Foundation (RRP £33) mixed with the Illamasqua Beyond Liquid Highlighter (RRP £24) provides the ultimate glow to achieve that dewy 1950s inspired look. The Illamasqua Colour Veils (RRP £20) are the perfect rosy shades of blush that will transport your look right back to the 50s, available in 5 gorgeous shades.
For the eyes, the Eyeko Limitless Palette 2 (RRP £25) is the perfect product, equipped with 4 matte nude shades and 2 shimmer shades, this palette will curate the perfect natural eye look to match the glowing base that was all the rage in the 50s. When it comes to eyeliner, the Eyeko Black Magic Liquid Eyeliner (RRP £16) is the ultimate liner, with a precision tip for controlled application and intense pigment, this liner will help you achieve the perfect black upper lash line eyeliner to complete your look. As far as mascara goes, the Eyeko Limitless Lengthening Mascara (RRP £19) is the only one for the job. Providing weightless extension for a barely-there feel while caring for sensitive lashes, this mascara includes oat-derived fibres for length & Acai Oil for nourishment, whilst providing the perfect natural lash to complete your look.
1950s brows were all about embracing the natural look, which is why the Eyeko Tinted Brow Gel (RRP £18) is the perfect product for the job, the nano-brush and botanically-enriched formula work in tandem to precisely define and set your brows with a natural-looking finish! It goes without saying, red lips were all the rage throughout the 50s, which is why the Illamasqua Colouring Lip Pencil in Feisty (RRP £16) paired with the Antimatter Lipstick in Liable (RRP £20) is the perfect lip look to tie the whole look together.
To take the 50s look to the next level, the perfect blowout is key to elevating the look. The New Grow Gorgeous Intense Thickening Spray (RRP £25) is the must-have product for achieving the perfect bouncy look. This innovative new styling solution boosts volume for visibly fuller-looking hair and a bouncy body from root to tip, deeply nourishing strands as it immediately enhances the appearance of thickness. Simply apply to either damp or dry hair from root to tip before using the Drybar Double Shot Oval Blow-Dryer Brush(RRP £125) to achieve the ultimate bouncy curls which will complete the dream 1950s look.