Pin up fashion is all about lined red lips, curvy hips, polka dots and cherries, leopard prints and zebra stripes, buxom busts, pencil skirts and peep-toe shoes. Glamorous, fabulously feminine and flattering to all figures, the pin up look is both a statement of individual style and an art requiring a dash of boldness to pull off.Classic pin up girls from the ‘30s ‘40s and ‘50s emerged during a time of greatest despair yet were filled with innocence, hope and straight-up sex appeal. Coming up on the heels of the Great Depression and gaining popularity through World War II, pin up fashions flattered the female figure like no other while combining the apparently opposite characteristics of girlish innocence and voluptuousness.
- Set your base. Find a full coverage foundation that matches your skin tone perfectly. Next use a creamy concealer to disguise any blemishes or dark circles, and set your base with a dusting of translucent powder. It's important not to cake on any of these items as very obvious, heavy makeup is not part of the pin up look.