Women's faces were canvases - literally - during the 80s and this stuff was painted on. There really was no such thing as too much - blush was applied in dark strips and eyeshadow in multiple, gaudy colors that would make Mimi from The Drew Carey Show envious. Makeup styles from this time were certainly inspired in part by pop stars Madonna and Cyndi Lauper, and hair boy bands. Neon clothing influenced the trend as well, I'm sure - after all, if you're going to be wearing loud clothes, your face needed to match, too. And if you remember a lipstick shade that was called Cherries in the Snow, frosted eyeshadow, or green mascara, then you wore makeup during the 80s. So come with me, if you dare, through a little visual tribute to 80s makeup....just collecting these make me want to reach for a jar of Noxema!
|Actually, this one may be from the early 90s....but the one below (and I believe that's Kelly Lebrock on the right) is definitely 1982!|
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