Gene Tierney – Hair curling and styling tutorial

Gene Eliza Tierney was an American film and stage actress and was acclaimed for her great beauty. Whilst she wasn’t known as a great actress, she was admired for her striking cheekbones and vivid green eyes. To get her signature curls, you do need to do a pin-curl wet or dry set. I’ve recently started to set my hair again so I thought I would share my tips and results from one of my favourite hairstyles.  Gene Tierney setting pattern As with most vintage hairstyles, a U-shaped cut is needed. I have learnt to cut mine on my own so …

1940s Make Up

Hello Kittens, I thought I would start to share my make-up looks as I see online all the time people not knowing where to start. I have gone through the learning phase, and find that learning about the history and context of the times helps me to understand why things were done a certain way. I am starting with a 1940s make up look, this is a girl next door look for me – neat brows, defined eyes, and of course, that luscious red lip. First, let’s see what was happening during this time that made these choices fashionable. Influences …