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Style Me Vintage: Make-Up

Style me vintage makeup

If you loved last year's Style Me Vintage: Hairstyles by Belinda Hay, chances are this new companion book Style Me Vintage: Make-Up will also be on your wish list. 

It's been written by Katie Reynolds, founder of the Powder Puff Girls (whose Powder Room we also featured last year), and a specialist in recreating retro glamour. The book gives you step-by-step instructions on how to use your cosmetics to replicate various different looks dating from the 1920s, right up to the 1980s. As with the other title, the book uses vintage fabrics and patterns alongside the instructions to create an attractive looking book. 

And at an amazing price too. The book is currently costs £6.29 from Amazon

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VanRoe Compacts

Vanroe

There are very few things that can make the vintage gal feel more glamourous than using a pretty powder compact. Forget trawling eBay and markets; VanRoe Compacts is the place to go. 

VanRoe have a vast and constantly changing selection of vintage compacts available, ranging from the 1930s all the way up to the 80s, suitable for either pressed or loose powder. They also supply the right powder and the all important puff to fit your new pride & joy, and the whole package will arrive at your door beautifully wrapped. 

Prices vary – this Flying Ducks compact from the mid 50s is £36. Find out more from the VanRoe Compacts website.