Vintage Beauty Meets Modern Day Woman

By on March 11, 2012
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RWm BeautyBy Jillain Salomone

When I think of women in history, I think of beauty icons like; Marilyn Monroe, Sophia Loren and Audrey Hepburn.

Marilyn Monroe had a sex-goddess image. Platinum blonde hair, beauty mark above her mouth and a curvaceous body that should make any modern day woman feel good. Who says you have to be a size 4 to be sexy? She has done that for our modern day women… true beauty icon that she is. With that said, I could compare some of our recent Hollywood clientele to her. Madonna, Gwen Stefani & Michelle Williams. They’ve all pulled off the platinum blonde hair and did it well. I even found a secret of Marilyn’s, for only you readers to know….Marilyn used a multitude of techniques for the illusion of plumper and fuller lips—without the needle. To get her perfect red pout, Marilyn actually layered five different shades of lipstick and gloss. She first lined lips with a red lip liner and slightly over-drew the shape in the Cupid’s bow. Then, she precisely painted her lipstick on with a lip brush. She strategically placed the darker reds on the outer corners and the light reds in the middle of lips for dimension. She highlighted the Cupid’s bow and bottom lip with a cream highlighter for even more volume.

Now, we move onto Sophia Loren. A natural beauty. THE natural beauty in my eyes. A style icon of the 60’s, it seems that nowadays, her style and grace is