When you write a post about someone deemed "The Most Beautiful Woman in the World," many wonderful photos have to be left out. Some don’t fit into the proposed layout, and you have to kill others to keep things short.
2. The myth that the '40's lip was always matte. While it's true the lipstick of the day was only available in matte formula, it was sometimes topped or mixed with potted lip gloss (usually a homemade concoction) or Vaseline to give a bit of shine or to make it more sheer.
|Perfectly balanced eyes and lips. Note the highlighter placement. (Photo: unknown--Hurrell?--via ACertainCinema.com)|
|Algiers, 1938 (Photo: unknown, via Wikipedia)|
|In an Adrian creation for Ziegfield Girl, 1941 (Photo: unknown, via ThePlace2.ru )|
|You can see several shades of eyeshadow went into this "bare"eye. (Photo: unknown, via DoctorMacro.com)|
|Lady of the Tropics, 1938. Love the makeup so much I had to include it again. (Photo: unknown, via Fansshare)|
|(Photo: unknown, via HedyLamarr.com)|
|(Photo: unknown, perhaps Geroge Hurrell, via LiverpoolCathedral.org.uk)|
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