Embrace your inner seventies babe because this season we’re taking retro chic to a whole new level. It’s all about eyeliner, bronze tones and that statement bold lip; We show you how to give this look a modern spin.
How To: Golden Girl
The key to this creamy matte finish to the skin is to use a medium to full coverage foundation and apply with a beauty blender or sponge, says Amber. “Using a tool like this creates a streak-free canvas for the rest of your makeup and leaves your skin looking flawless.”
Clockwise, from top left: ModelCo BB+ Cream, $28. Inika Eyeshadow in Burnt Sienna, $28.99. Art Deco High Performance Eyeshadow Stylo in 22, $22. The Body Shop Matte Kajal Eyeliner in White, $25. Osmosis Colour Blush in Crushed Coral, $64.50. M.A.C Mineralize Concealer, $45. M.A.C Pro Longwear Fluidline in Brassy, $38. By Terry Hyaluronic Sheer Rouge Lipstick in Nudissimo, $64. Stila Double-Ended Blending Sponge, $19.
How To: Proud as Punch
Liquid eyeliner is a fabulous day to day look that never dates. Look for a formula that’s long wearing to see you from breakfast right through to cocktail hour without having to touch up. “Pair this with a striking lip, which you can wear matte or glossy depending on your mood,” says Amber.
Clockwise, from top left: Clarins Everlasting Foundation SPF 15, $64. Clinique Pop Lip Colour + Primer in Poppy Pop, $46. Jane Iredale Amazing Base, $78.10. Jane Iredale Forever Peach Just Kissed Lip and Cheek Stain, $62.80. Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Colour Lash Enhancing Mascara, $58. L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche L’Ombre Pure Eye Shadow in Macaron Vanille, $19.99. NARS Blush in Exhibit A, $46. Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Carina, $34. Dr Hauschka Eyeliner Liquid, $43.
How To: Rich in Red
When opting for a show-stopping colour such as sexy deep crimson, make sure your lips are hydrated to ensure a smooth finish and apply lipstick with a lip brush for extra precision. “I like to buy small art brushes from an art shop as they have lots of variety and are often cheaper,” says Amber.
Clockwise, from top left: Yves Saint Laurent Fusion Ink Foundation, $97. Nude by Nature Bronzer, $44.95. Eco Minerals Pure Mineral Eye Colour in Indian Summer, $24. M.A.C Trend Forecast Fall 15 Eye Palette, $105. Osmosis Colour Water Resistant Brow Gel in Auburn, $55. Avon Retractable Lip Brush, $12.99. Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Cream Blush, $55. M.A.C Pro Longwear Lip Pencil in Kiss Me Quick, $50. M.A.C Fluidline in Dipdown, $38.