Old Hollywood FOTD (Makeup Utopia Challenge)

I thought it was serendipitous that Lisa Eldridge posted a Marilyn Monroe tutorial the week Makeup Utopia's having an Old Hollywood challenge.

Applying makeup and taking photos are challenging and time-consuming enough as it is that I don't bother with hair and dressing up. By the time I was done with my eyes, I was too tired and lazy to follow the tutorial and just slapped on some blush and lipstick.

I tried to emulate her poses, but I looked deranged instead of sultry, so I've deleted those shots.

I've tried applying false lashes on myself a couple of times before, but this was the first time I managed to get them to stick. It does look odd and about to fall off in a few minutes.

Products used:
  • Face of Australia Face Base 3 in 1 Primer (not in photo)
  • Maybelline Dream Smooth Mousse foundation in Natural Beige
  • Australis Ready Get Set Go Finishing Powder in True Translucent
  • theBalm eyeshadow in The Stock Broker (white shade all over lid)
  • Prestige eyeshadow in Sandstone (medium brown on crease)
  • La Femme eyeshadow in Dark Brown (on brows and lower lash line)
  • Savvy by DB Eyeliner in Brown (on upper lash line)
  • Savvy by DB Eyeliner in Black (for the beauty mark)
  • Rimmel Soft Kohl Eyeliner in Pure White (on lower rim)
  • Benefit Bad Gal Lash mascara
  • non-branded false lashes
  • W7 Honolulu Bronzer
  • La Femme blush top left of the quad (the blush pans are sadly not labeled)
  • Rimmel Blush in Santa Rose
  • Guerlain Rouge G lipstick in Geisha


  1. Such a timeless, classic look. You've done a great job! X

  2. Aw, thank you! You are so inspirational! I hope I get a chance to participate in all your challenges!

  3. gorgeous, perfect look. the lip color is to die for, seriously!



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