I Tried A 1950's Makeup Tutorial | Beauty With Mi | Refinery29

I Tried A 1950's Makeup Tutorial | Beauty With Mi | Refinery29

On this episode of Beauty With Mi, our host, Mi-Anne Chan tries out a 1950’s makeup routine. She follows a vintage makeup tutorial to explore how women did their makeup back in the day. Press play to see what an old school beauty routine really looks like!

Max Factor Pan Stik Foundation
Bรฉsame Black Cream Mascara
Ben Nye Cake Eye Liner
Bรฉsame Crimson Cream Rouge
Crimson Cream Rouge – 1938
Bรฉsame Vanilla Brightening Powder
Guerlain Kiskiss Cream Lip Color in Red Insolence
Mayvenn Short Bob Wig

Explore the craziest trends, most unique treatments, newest products, and strangest subcultures in the beauty world alongside Refinery29โ€™s very own beauty writer, Mi-Anne Chan. We dare to find and try the fringes of beauty โ€” for better or worse.

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Comments (26)

  • Refinery29 Reply

    What other beauty routines would you like to see Mi-Anne try? Share with us below!

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • amanda n. Reply

    please please do this vid but for the 60s!

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Tip-Top Glam Reply

    Nice video ๐Ÿ”ฅ ๐Ÿ‘

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • isa belle Reply

    Where does come from this genius blush palette in the prรฉsentation ?? I need It so bad

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • james Redd Reply


    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Ems Roche Reply


    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • NeptunePrincess04 Reply

    My grandma still does her makeup like this!

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Gia Pressare Reply

    Aw, Mi! You look fantastic in your 50โ€™s makeup! I love how it looks with your real hair!

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • M J Reply

    Learned a lot

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Donna Noe Reply

    What a stunning look!

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Elizabeth Cooper Reply

    The green eyeliner you are wearing in the beginning gives me life, what are you using? x

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Lady Elayne 11 - California Styling Reply

    Looks beautiful. Well, done. I learned something. Thanks

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Amazing Grace Reply

    50โ€™s makeup is the boom!

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Clรฉmence Rolland Reply

    You actually did an amazing job with the make-up, and all by yourself!

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Leila Trottier-Evans Reply


    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • GSR Reply

    I feel guilty about watching this video…. because of my Asian fetish. ๐Ÿค—

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Manda H Reply

    Love this! I'd love to see more history of makeup kind of thing !

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • POLAR BEAR Reply

    Does she have her own YouTube channel?

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Ash McPhierce Reply

    I would love to get that booklet, does anyone know where or how I could get it?

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Defensive Wounds Reply

    I love the 20s to 50s brows! Always have done… The overtly bushy stuff popular now is so feral!

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Mo n Reply

    I'm here for the 50's beat and the nails are still on!!!

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • prettylittleravenna Reply

    Is the actual tutorial she followed available somewhere?

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Amanda Chan Reply

    Loooved the makeup with your blue/grey hair, this was great!

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Dante Velasquez Reply

    Please do 30's, 60's and 70's looks too ๐Ÿ™‚

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • urf808 Reply

    Abfab! Should rock that style!

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm
  • Hava Schultz Reply

    Literally my ALL-TIME FAVORITE Beauty With Mi episode!!! (Well, that or the Marilyn Monroe episode!) Loved the blending (haha, no pun intended!) of beauty and history! You are so gorgeous. Love your confidence– you really pull the looks off in every episode!!!

    May 4, 2019 at 4:10 pm

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