The beauty industry has changed over the years and the amount of new products and brands is chaotic. However, in the old days, even though they didn’t have the variety of products that we do, they knew many tricks on how to make their best features pop. We want to share with you some hacks and tips of some vintage divas. Are you ready? Make sure to check out #19, # 18 and # 15!
20.THE UNSOLVED MYSTERY OF CONTOURING
Although we all love a little bit of its magic, picking the right shade for our skin and the blending process are tricky. Fortunately, Grace Kelly came to our rescue with her precious tip! Instead of using bronzers, she used a lighter blush on the apples of her cheeks and underneath, a darker one. That gave her a fresh and natural look to go! Wait to see how to create Marilyn Monroe’s lip!
19.MARILYN MONROE’S LIP HACK
Marilyn’s trademark had been always her gorgeous pout. So who wouldn’t want to follow one of her best lip trick? Instead of using just one shade of lipstick, her makeup artist used to apply five, along with glosses. That trick gave Marilyn’s pout dimension and made tem seem fuller. Click next to see Sophia Loren’s secret for smoother skin!
18.SOPHIA LOREN’S BEAUTY ROUTINE
Who wouldn’t want to learn some beauty hacks from an Italian diva like Sophia Loren? One of her best tips was olive oil. That’s right! Not only did she use it as a moisturizer for her skin, but she made sure to consume at least two tablespoons daily, too. She also used it in her baths for an even smoother finish. Dark circles? Get rid of them with Rita Hayworth’s tip!
17.RITA HAYWORTH’S SECRET FOR DARK CIRCLES
Many women suffer from dark circles under their eyes that make them look exhausted. Rita’s secret is a natural and timeless solution that comes to rescue for every woman with busy schedule. Crusting mint leaves and applying them under the eyes for a short time will make any dark circle disappear!
One of Elizabeth Taylor’s favorite beauty tip was the simplest one. Beauty sleep! The starlet always made sure to take enough sleep in order to look fresh and ready for the day. Ether way, a well rested face is the best canvas!
15.AUDREY HEPBURN’S EYE LASH TIP
Audrey’s tip was to always separate your lashes. However, the way she did it may not be the most ideal one. She used to take a pin and separate each lash. So instead of doing this, you could follow her tip by purchasing an eyelash brush and making sure that your lashes are well separated.
14.COCO CHANEL’S BEAUTY TIP
Coco Chanel is a legend in fashion and the epitome of elegance. One of her tips was to spray a bit of your favourite perfume on your brush and comb her hair, in order to have gorgeous smelling hair. At that time she didn’t know that using alcohol can make your hair dry. However, using this tip once in a while will not cause you any harm.
13.KATHARINE HEPBURN’S DIY EXFOLIATOR
Although there is a huge variety of exfoliating creams on the market, a natural solution is always more preferable. Especially when the recipe comes from a gorgeous star as Katharine Hepburn! The recipe included lemon to tone up and bright the skin, sugar as a scrub and olive oil as a moisturiser. We strongly recommend you to try it!
12.MAKE YOUR EYES POP WITH MARILYN
Even though Marilyn was a natural beauty, she always had a few tricks up her sleeve in order to tone her features. One of them was to use a white liner in the inner waterline. The white liner made her eyes look brighter and bigger and we’re sure that every one of you will love this trick
11.LONG LASTING CURLS WITHOUT CURLING IRON!
Who wouldn’t like some beautiful curls? However, the often use of the curling iron will cause damage to the hair. That’s okay! Here is a tip by many vintage starlets. Instead of the curling iron, you separate your damp hair in sections and you wrap each section around a roller. After that, you go to sleep and in the morning you unwrap your hair and hello beautiful natural curls!
Coconut oil is very popular these days. However, it was also essential for Mae West’s beauty routine. For her the use of coconut oil was the best way to make her skin look younger and brighter. It was also a perfect moisturizer to her.
9.PEARLY WHITE TEETH
There are many ways to brighten your teeth. For many starlets back in the day, the best trick was baking soda. The trick was to take some baking soda, rub it on your teeth, rinse your mouth and here you go! White teeth with a natural way!
8.ICE COLD WATER FOR GREAT SKIN
According to Joan Crawford, the best way to start her beauty routine and skincare was by splashing her face with ice cold water. The cold water would clean her skin and would make sure that her pores were sealed. As a result, her skin looked brighter and younger.
A must in Vivien Leigh’s beauty routine were the regular facials. The secret for her incredible skin was Madame Lubatti, her facialist. However, because not everyone can afford to be taken care of a professional, the purchase of a suitable for your skin mask will do.
6.BETTE DAVIS’ EYES
Bette Davis’ secret for perfect eyes was simple. Every night, before bed she used to lay cucumbers on her eyelids. She would also add a thin layer of petroleum jelly. In that way, she moisturized the skin around the eyes, and avoided the dark circles.
5.DON’T DRINK IT!
Beer contains sugars and vitamin B that seem to be very helpful to your hair. So if you pour a glass of beer on your hair, it would work like a hair mask and your hair will be shinny and will gain a bit of volume.
4.A LITTLE HAIR SECRET
Although it may seem a little bit odd, brushing your hair before bed 50-100 times will actually help your hair grow. Also your hair will look healthier and brighter. So put brushing before bed into your life!
3.GOOD OLD COLD CREAM
Even though it may seem old- fashioned, cold cream is a classic moisturizer that everyone has. It is suitable to be used as a makeup remover and as a moisturizer, too. It is also pretty cheap and easy to be found.
2.INCLUDE ROSE PEDALS TO YOUR BEAUTY ROUTINE
Who would have thought that rose pedals could be a part of a beauty routine? They can be used as a blush by rubbing them on your cheeks or as a lipstick. The effect won’t be too tender. However it will give you a natural finish. After using them you will feel like a movie star!
1.PUT WITCH HAZEL IN YOUR LIFE
Witch Hazel is proved to be a fantastic toner though out the years. Anyone that has dry or sensitive skin should avoid it, although it’s the perfect solution for oily skins. It is cheap and can be found at most drugstores.