With party season just around the corner we’ve been looking to celebs for beauty inspiration. First up? Burlesque star Dita Von Teese’s old school Hollywood glamourpuss look. It’s perfect for any A-list red carpet events you’ve got coming up.
Step 1: Apply foundation to a clean, moisturised face and remember to blend, blend, blend for even coverage. Want an all-in-one complexion enhancer? Try Missha Perfect Cover BB Cream. Prefer a long-wearing formulation that lasts all day (and night)? Try Yardley Stayfast Foundation.
Step 2: Sweep nude eyeshadow over your lids and follow with a neutral taupe in the creases of your lids. We love ZAO Pearly Eyeshadow in Golden Sand.
Step 3: Line your eyes with a glossy black liquid liner, extending the line just past the creases of your eyes. Don’t have a steady hand? Draw the line on in a series of little dashes and then join the dots. For liner that’s not going to go anywhere until you decide to remove it, try Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner in Intense Black.
Step 4: Load up on lengthening mascara and if you’re really looking to wow, apply false eyelashes. We love how easy to apply Eylure Naturalites Natural Volume are, apply glue to the lashes, let it set for a minute, then press on.
Step 5: Sweep a true, powdery-pink blush on the apples of your cheeks. Smile in the mirror and apply with a slanted blusher brush. We love rubybox Professional Classic Angled Blush Brush.
Step 6: Finish off your pin-up look with a red lip. The key to wearing a red lip? Lip liner.
Outline and colour your lips in with red lip liner (this creates a great base for the lipstick to adhere to and it prevents you having to reapply every so often). Follow with red lipstick. Looking for precision? Apply lippie with a brush instead of straight from the lipstick bullet. For long-lasting hold try Stila Long Wear Lip Colour in Flushed.