Beauty Through The Decades

This month, we’re throwing it back to the beauty of bygone eras to celebrate our favourite timeless trends and reminisce about some more experimental looks. Beauty is all about mixing up the new with the classic and – most importantly – having fun! So, we recreated 3 iconic looks from the 70s, 80s, and 90s with our gorgeous PR & Partnerships Director, Rachel…

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The 70s

Want to get the look yourself? Here are our product picks for each decade…

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– It’s all about Studio 54-inspired glamour! Try a metallic eye with the Marsk Mineral Eyeshadow in Fifty Shades.
– Channel that famous Farrah Fawcett flip and supercharge your blow-dry with the amika Bombshell Blowout Spray.
– You glow girl! The 70s were famous for the radiant, sun-kissed glow so sweep the Cargo Cosmetics BeachBlush in Coral Beach over your cheeks and temples for instant radiance.

The 80s
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– Be bold! The 80s were a decade of colour, so have fun experimenting with bright shades. From blue mascara to pink eyeshadow – try sweeping theBalm® cosmetics Hot Mama Shadow & Blush across your lids for instant impact.
– Big hair, don’t care. Embrace your natural curls and beachy waves with a texture-boosting shampoo like the Bumble and bumble Surf Foam Wash Shampoo.
– Mwah! Fuchsia pink was all the rage for lips. Try the LOC Ultra-Gloss Lip Pencil in Cupid’s Bow for pigment and shine.

The 90s
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– Inspired by the grunge movement of the 90s, layer on the eyeliner (Marcelle’s Waterproof formula stays put all day) and the mascara for a smokey eye.
– Embrace the matte effect. Try applying Benefit the POREfessional before your foundation for even, mattified skin – without that 90s powdery finish.
– Recreate supermodel strands by upping the shine and digging out those straighteners. The Percy & Reed Quite Frankly Flawless Finishing Polish smooths flyways for that Kate Moss finish.

With thanks to: Bumble and bumble. for hair, Myla and Davis for hair styling, and Victoria Barnes for make-up.

Video production: Cherryduck

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