How To: Do makeup for black and white photo shoots

Do makeup for black and white photo shoots

Back in the '20s and '30s when all Hollywood cinema - and photographs - were in black and white, actresses had to pile on the makeup. Specifically, heavy contouring of the eyes and cheekbones was important in order for those features to pop out in an otherwise flat photograph, as was getting a dark shade of lipstick for luscious and thick lips.

Whlie most of our present day movies and pictures are done in color, there is an undeniable charm to pictures taken in black and white. If you're planning to do a black and white photoshoot soon, check out this makeup tutorial for makeup tricks.

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