2 Bombshell Ways To Nail The '60s Beauty Look

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1Photo: Courtesy of Beauty Is Boring.


Writer, model, musician, occasional designer, and bon vivant Krystal Simpson stopped by the studio last week for make-up and Polaroids done two ways. The first was loosely inspired by Sharon Tate (or any of those incredibly sexy '60s kittens who had an affinity for black cat eyes). The second is what we loosely named the “I ran away at 16 to join a rock band” look with make-up circa late '70s/early '80s. This image reminds me a bit of the movie Foxes.

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Products: Laura Mercier Tightline Cake Eye Liner, $23, available at Laura Mercier; NARS Matte Eyeshadow in Persia (only in the crease), $25, available at NARS; DiorShow New Look Mascara in Black, $28.50, available at Dior; NARS Bronzing Powder in Casino (as contour), $38, available at NARS; Tom Ford Lip Color in Nude Vanille, $49, available at Nordstrom; Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua, $45, available at Chanel; NARS Light Reflecting Pressed Powder, $35, available at NARS.
2Photo: Courtesy of Beauty Is Boring.


Check out the behind the scenes video from this shoot on Krystal’s blog, What Is Reality Anyway.

Products: Tom Ford Eye Color Quad in Burnished Amber, $78, available at Tom Ford, DiorShow New Look Mascara in Black, $28.50, available at Dior; Tom Ford Cheek Color in Savage, $56, available at Tom Ford; Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge in Blushed Rose (lips), $26, available at Bobbi Brown; Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua, $45, available at Chanel; Edward Bess All Over Seduction in Sunlight (highlighter), $38, available at MCSSL.

Despite Robin Black's self-professed love/hate relationship with beauty, the photographer-cum-makeup artist behind Beauty is Boring is bent on capturing the faces of everyone from top models to friends to perfect strangers with her vintage Big Shot Polaroid camera, complete with Magicubes & film — after she does their makeup, of course. Get your bookmarks tab ready, ladies.