Beauty

1959 – Eye Make-up Tutorial

A mid-century guide to beautiful eyes

Good Housekeeping Beauty Clinic – Makeup Magic to Dramatize your Eyes – April 1959

Mid-century women’s magazines generally had at least one beauty article. Good Housekeeping’s monthly beauty feature was called Beauty Clinic. In their April 1959 issue, the subject was eyes. It described how to use make-up to get the perfect almond shape. Here are their suggestions.

Make-up tip to flatter your eyes with the right frame
A before and after view – Makeup tips for small eyes
How to add depth to prominent eyes
How to brighten deeply set eyes
How to add width to closely set eyes
How to add a slant to round eyes

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