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Sixties glam with Hairspray The Musical

6th March 2016
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I have a soft spot for Sixties style, after-all the 1960s saw the rise of the nude lip, for which I’ll be eternally grateful and who doesn’t love a cut crease?

When I was asked to write about 1960s make up to celebrate Hairspray The Musical * -which is coming to Cardiff in March!- I instantly thought of one of my all time favourite style icons, Priscilla Presley; Queen of big black hair, heavy eyeliner and of course the nude lip.

I’ve rounded up a handful of products you’re going to want in your arsenal when creating Sixties looks that Priscilla would be proud of.

1. ARTDECO matte white eyeshadow – use a good primer under this to get a nice matte colour for that classic bold black and white 60s cut crease.
2. Eye Candy Sixties lashes wear these on top with separated heavy mascara on the bottom à la Twiggy.
3. H&M Beauty soft eyeliner pencils in pure white and jet black
4. MAC matte eyeshadow in Carbon
5. Urban Decay 24/7 Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner
6. Pure Colour Peach Matte Lipstick – One of my favourite Sixties trends is a pastel or nude shade on the lips. I’m really into this peach shade in matte.
7. MAC Retro Matte liquid lipcolour in Mademoiselle – Pair the matte lipstick with a matte gloss to make lips appear fuller.

What is your favourite aspect of Sixties glam?

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  • Elese
    6th March 2016 at 12:17 pm

    I love that MAC Retro Matte liquid lipcolour! I am a big fan of the sixties style too, especially with makeup. Priscilla is a queeeeen xx

    Elese | elesedowden.com

    • Amy
      6th March 2016 at 1:31 pm

      I want all of them! She really is <3 x

  • Anika May
    6th March 2016 at 2:59 pm

    I need to check out some of these products! Great post.

    Anika | anikamay.co.uk

    • Amy
      7th March 2016 at 10:51 am

      Thanks Anika! If you do, I hope you enjoy.

  • Christina Marie
    6th March 2016 at 3:33 pm

    Absolutely love 60’s hair and make-up (especially the cut crease and lashes)! Also, how did I not know that H&M did make-up?! x

    Xtina G Says..

    • Amy
      7th March 2016 at 10:52 am

      Yes! The bigger the hair the better. They launched H&M beauty fairly recently and from what I’ve tried it’s really good and great value x

  • TheStyleRawr
    6th March 2016 at 7:09 pm

    That lippy is so pretty! I’m all about the clothes and interior design!

    T xx

    • Amy
      7th March 2016 at 10:52 am

      Ah yes, I’m with you on both fronts x

  • Adele Miner
    7th March 2016 at 6:46 pm

    Love this post, those eyelashes look gorgeous! I think your blog is lovely, let me know if you would like to follow each other!

    adelelydia.blogspot.com

    • Amy
      8th March 2016 at 2:09 pm

      Thanks Adele! I’m loving your blog too, just followed <3

  • Rachel Stinson
    8th March 2016 at 8:42 pm

    I LOVE the MAC eyeshadow. I have it myself and have used it endlessly 🙂 x

    • Amy
      11th March 2016 at 11:38 am

      Same here! If I remember correctly Carbon was the second MAC eyeshadow I ever bought like … 14 years ago haha. Scary. Even worse is it’s still going lol! Must be out of date by now x

  • Milana Troshchenkova
    28th March 2016 at 9:45 pm

    I love these new MAC liquid lipsticks! Have only Fells so grand so far, but def not going to stop 😀

    made-make-up.blogspot.com

    • Amy
      28th March 2016 at 11:16 pm

      I need them all in my life! x