- Fashion and Beauty
Eyebrows Over the Years: 1950s
As most beauty trends were in the 50s, the eyebrows were bold and glamorous. Eyebrows were penciled in to be thicker and darker. Various shapes were used in order to fit each woman's face. Audrey sported dark, thick, and fairly straight brows. Elizabeth Taylor's brows were certainly dark, but were arched much higher. Marilyn Monroe's brows. Marilyn Monroe's eyebrows were the thinnest of the three and were slightly pointed in the middle.
Modern 1950s Makeup
This makeup look is classic, so it's wearable for the modern woman. Create a dramatic and bold eyebrow by plucking and drawing them in with an eyebrow pencil. You can make your brows look more modern by choosing a straight shape as opposed to the more curved shape of the 50s. Use black or dark brown eyeliner to create a wing on the outer corner to accentuate your eyes. Choose a natural-colored eyeshadow and finish the look with a red lipstick. You will look and feel glamorous!