Thursday, June 2, 2011
ICON Brigitte Bardot and her signature Cat Eye Look
Brigitte Bardot was born in Paris 28 September 1934 as Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot. She started her acting career in 1952 and, after appearing in 16 films, became world-famous due to her role due to And God Created Woman. Bardot was one of the few European actresses to have the mass media's attention in the United States.
Brigitte Bardot has become one of the greatest influences through time: In fashion the Bardot neckline (a wide open neck that exposes both shoulders) is named after her. She popularized bikini swimwear in early films such as Manina and Cannes photoshoots. Robert Cavalli found inspiration in her makeup for his spring 2009 runway show. A sort of beehive hairstyle was also brought by Brigitte into fashion.
Brigitte Bardot became extremely popular in US in 1960s when almost every woman tried to choose an element from her look and run with the trend.
Tips on how to achieve Brigitte Bardot-inspired look by using right products and techniques:
Back in 1960s eyes were the major focus of the face! To begin with, Make sure to tweeze your brows, Brigitte's brows were clean and neat. Her look was blond with fair brows, so you may want to use a shade lighter than your natural brow color if you are brunette.
When Focusing on the eyes, use a natural eyeshadow for your lids. Starting from the inside of your eye apply a thin line of black liquid liner all along your upper lash line, flip the line upwards at the end! Apply your False Lashes!
Nude lips with apricot undertones were Brigitte Bardot's signature. To achieve perfect lips, start with the lip liner to define your lips, apply nude lipstick after. Skip the gloss in order to achieve Bardot-inspired matte lip look!!