Claire and Cherry Pie

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Pinup Makeup 101 – Perfect pinup eyebrows

Pinups, aspiring Pinups and anyone else who is interested in finding new tips and techniques, welcome to Pinup Makeup 101! You may have noticed from my 5 ways to achieve fabulous Pinup Hair post that I have some favourite youtube channels when it comes to hair and makeup tips so over the course of a few posts I'm going to let the pros show you how it's done as I bring my favourite tutorials to you in one handy location so we can compare techniques and take away what works best for us.

Five ways to achieve fabulous Pinup Hair

For years I admired beautiful hairstyles that I never thought I could achieve. The soft waves and curls of Marilyn Monroe's blonde locks, Jane Russell's fabulous full sideswept look and Bettie Grable's height-enhancing poodle style were styles that I dearly loved but my absolute favourites were the perfect Victory rolls and inventive up-do's of the 1940s. They made me envious and a bit sad about my lack of skill as every time I tried to do something interesting my stubborn, heavy, thick and wavy hair would fall out of the style within an hour.