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Tutorial: How to create a classy 50s Makeup for rainy Days

On rainy days, it’s not only difficult to find a stylish outfit, it’s also hard to create a beautiful but waterproof makeup. Here, I show you what you can wear when it’s raining. In this blog post I want to tell you step step how you can create a classy 50s makeup for rainy days.

As always, there is a list with all the featured products and appropriate links at the end of the article.

For a perfect Base: Foundation and Powder

Like I did here, I start with a light moisturizer by Farfalla. Afterwards I apply the Lumière Velvet Foundation by Chanel in “Beige Rosé”.

Die Lumière Velvet Foundation von Chanel mit Pinsel von Mac

When the sun isn’t shining, at least your skin should glow. The Météorites by Guerlain are perfect to get a beautiful teint. Just apply it on your cheeks, nose, chin, and forehead.

Puderperlen für ein strahlendes 50er-Jahre-Make-up


The 50s inspired Eye Makeup

As always, I start my eye makeup with the Urban Decay Primer Potion. Afterwards I use the lightes shade from Diors Eye Reviver Palette for my whole eye lid and then I accentuate the crease with the bronze nuance.

Die Eye Reviver Palette von Dior für ein 50er-Jahre-Make-up

Since the Jane Iredale eyeliner I usually use isn’t waterproof, I replace it with the Liquid Ink Eyeliner by Essence which is actually a real bargain.

Der wasserfeste Liquid Ink Eyeliner von Essence für eine perfekten Lidstrich

Of course one need waterproof Mascara on rainy days. I use the They’re Real by Benefit.

Die wasserfeste They-re Real Mascara von Benefit

A perfect waterproof product for the eyebrows is the dipbrow pomade by Anastasia Beverly Hills. The colour “Auburn” suits me best.

Die wasserfeste Dipbrow Pomade von Anastasia Beverly Hills


For a sun-kissed Look: Bronzer and Blush

For a slightly tanned look apply a little bit of bronzer underneath your cheekbones and on your forehead. A great product is the Lumière D’Été Powder by Chanel. On my cheeks I use the Clinique Powder Blush in “Innocent Peach” (no. 102).

Der Lumière D'Été Puder von Chanel


Classy red Lips

For a classy 50s makeup there is no alternative to the Super Lustrous Lipstick in “Fire & Ice” by Revlon. This colour was launched in 1952 and is therefore perfect for a vintage loving girl like me. Before I apply my lipstick I always use a lipliner to prevent the colour from “bleeding”.

Der klassische "Fire & Ice" Lippenstift von Revlon

To finish the makeup I like to use the Urban Decay Makeup Setting Spray. Of course this is not a makeup for the pool, but it is perfect for rainy days.

Das Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray für ein langanhaltendes Make-up


Beauty Products I used:


The finished 50s Makeup for rainy Days:

Beauty-Bloggerin RetroCat mit einem regenfesten 50er-Jahre-Make-up

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