How to Get the 60s Makeup Look

Are you keen on a modern take on a timeless classic 60s makeup look? Simply follow these steps and you’ll be rocking this retro cool style in no time!

What Will I Need to Achieve the Look?

  • Primer
  • Eyeshadow palette with white and black shades
  • Liquid eyeliner
  • Faux eyelashes
  • Black kohl pencil
  • White eyeliner pencil
  • Mascara
  • Blusher
  • Nude lipstick
  • Highlighter
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Steps to Get the 60s Makeup Look

How to Get the 60s Makeup Look

Step 1: Prime your eyelids

Don’t be tempted to skip this step. It may seem to be trivial, but it’s really important if you want your makeup to last all day (or all night) long. Prime your eyelids using either a primer or a concealer.

How to Get the 60s Makeup Look

Step 2: Go for white eyeshadow

Press a white eyeshadow onto your eye lid. Layer the product up to intensify the colour.

How to Get the 60s Makeup Look

Step 3: Draw a black line along your eye crease

Go for an angled brush. Dab it into your eyeshadow - you can even wet the brush to make the black more vibrant. Following your eye crease, draw a black line cutting the crease gently.

How to Get the 60s Makeup Look

Step 4: Go for a gentle cat eye

Using a liquid eyeliner, draw a thin cat eye line along your top lashline.

How to Get the 60s Makeup Look

Step 5: Go for big faux eyelashes

The 60s were all about massive lashes and extra strong eye makeup, so make sure your falsies are extra bold. If you see any gaps in your cat eye line, simply fill in with your liquid eyeliner.

How to Get the 60s Makeup Look

Step 6: Draw four dots on your lower lash line

To create the illusion of extremely defined lashes on your lower lash line, draw four dots. Make sure your pencil is extra sharp!

How to Get the 60s Makeup Look

Step 7: Mascara, mascara, mascara

Go bold and layer up the mascara.

How to Get the 60s Makeup Look

Step 8: To visually make your eyes bigger, use white pencil on your waterline

Line your waterline with white – it will make your eyes really pop.

How to Get the 60s Makeup Look

Step 9: Apply blusher on the apples of your cheeks

Freshen up the look with just a little bit of blusher on the apples of your cheeks.

How to Get the 60s Makeup Look

Step 10: Apply nude lipstick

As the emphasis is on the eyes when it comes to this look, keep your lips neutral and go for a nude lipstick shade.

How to Get the 60s Makeup Look

Step 11: Highlight just above your cheekbones

To add a modern touch to this look, apply some highlighter just above your cheekbones.

How to Get the 60s Makeup Look

Wow! Looking Gorgeous!

Enjoy Your 60s Makeup Look