When it comes to recreating the 60s makeup look, it’s all about the eyes and these are the products you need to help you get the look.
Once again, we have been poring over this year’s London Fashion Week content to spot some makeup trends to follow. The assignment? Identify LFW makeup ideas that can easily be translated to wearable, everyday looks simple enough for anyone to recreate. And we found one.
At his LFW AW21 fashion show, David Koma leaned heavily on 60s influenced makeup. The 60s was an era that was all about the eyes; extreme eyeliner and eyeshadow in heavy tones of blues, greys and whites all proved to be extremely popular.
This got us thinking of the glamorous looks of icons of the era, such as Diana Ross, Diahann Carroll and Aretha Franklin. I mean, have you ever seen an image of a women wearing sixties makeup who didn’t look absolutely gorgeous? We’ll wait.
The key to this look is to emphasise the eyes, while keeping everything else in neutral, natural tones.
Our partners at Illamasqua and Eyeko have shared with us items that you can use to recreate your own signature 60s makeup look.
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Eyeko Black Magic Liquid Liner £16
This liners smooth, fluid, single-stroke colour glides on and lasts for an all-day finish without fading. With a precision brush tip, this vegan black liquid eyeliner promises controlled application.
Illamasqua Powder Eyeshadow £17
Each of these glorious colours makes a statement that is as individual as you are. Highly pigmented, prepare for an intensity that’s not just colour-true but extremely long-lasting. Experiment, now’s the time to be bold.
Illamasqua Expressionist Palette £39
Express your individuality with any of these 12 highly pigmented Powder Eye Shadows in matte and shimmer. Each one delivers a colour-intense finish, allowing you to create that glamorous look you’re going for.
Eyeko Black Magic Mascara £19
Designed for after-hours volume, this mascara combines drama and curl with our darkest black finish to intensify your lashes. The curvaceous brush mimics the lash line shape for 90-degree curl, and the keratin and shea butter-enhanced formula keeps lashes feeling conditioned, supple and defined.
Illamasqua Eye Colouring Pencils Collection £16
Packed with the colour pop you need for this look, these pencils are enriched with skin conditioning Vitamin E and the soft non-dying formula glides over the delicate eye area effortlessly with an immediate colour payoff.
Illamasqua Hydra Setting Spray £20
Hydra Setting Spray is a light-weight mist that locks in make-up for a flawless skin look with a dewy finish. This non-sticky formula dries fast to set your make-up all day and will leave your skin feeling refreshed and moisturised.
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Makeup – Pablo Rodriguez
Illamasqua model – Aurelie Giraud
Hair – CosSakkas
Photographer – Rebecca Maynes