Marilyn Monroe created the classic Bombshell Beauty look. The Icon’s personal beauty routine is not only legendary, but is also scoured over by countless women who remain captivated by her fresh-faced yet sultry look!
No woman has made more of an impact on Beauty trends than Marilyn – which is why we put together 6 of her most mind-blowing beauty hacks that you might have never known about Miss Monroe.
1. Contour your Lips
Maybelline New York Lip Studio Color Contour Lip Palette, Blushed Bombshell
$3.80 from Amazon
Monroe used five different lipsticks to get the perfect pouty look. Darker reds went on the outsides of her lips, lighter ones on the inside, and highlighting products on the angel bow and bottom. Those lips became iconic for this very reason!
Simply Simmons Angled Shader Brush 1/2"
$5.32 from Amazon
Winged eyeliner is pretty popular, but Marilyn Monroe’s cat-eye was often more sultry and smudged than sharp. Use a heavy hand when lining the tops of your lids, then soften up the look for the wings. She used an angled brush to flick out black eyeshadow.
Chanel No. 5 L'eau by Chanel Eau De Toilette Spray 1.7 oz
$150,00 from jet.com
Monroe famously claimed she slept in nothing but Chanel No. 5. A signature scent makes you feel confident and beautiful. She even added the scent into her bathwater! The rose, jasmine, and ylang-ylang infused fragrance is so sexy!
NIVEA Creme 13.5 Ounce
$5.50 from Amazon
On set, Monroe slathered on thick layers of Vaseline or Nivea Cream under her makeup before getting in front of the camera. This was her secret to radiant glowing skin. If you keep your skin soft, and you might find it radiant enough to skip makeup.
Ardell Duralash Naturals Individual Lashes
$2.28 from Amazon
This hack was impossible to point out until the famous icon revealed it herself! To get longer, thicker lashes that still looked natural, Marilyn Monroe cut her false eyelashes in half and only applied the miniature strip to the outer corners of each eye.
Aesthetica Brow Contour Kit - 16-Piece Eyebrow Makeup Palette
$29.00 from Amazon
Monroe always had sassy arched brows. She preferred arched brows with a slight angle, and had her makeup artist drew on her pointed brows. A sharp peak would minimizes the wideness of the forehead.After getting a great shape from an expert, you can maintain it on your own.
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