Bonnie & Clyde, Faye Dunaway 1930s meets 1960s Makeup

Bonnie and Clyde is a great example of two decades colliding. The film is set in the 1930s but made in 1967, giving Faye Dunaway’s Bonnie a new twist. Feisty, gun slinging and cigar smoking just like the original Bonnie Parker but with a cool beatnik edge, Dunaway’s look has become utterly iconic. The makeup is very minimal but combined with costume, hair and attitude, it makes an instantly recognisable image.

Get the look:
1. Faye Dunaway had a beautiful creamy completion so avoid too much fake tan! Clear, even and glowing is the aim.
2. Define brows in a long arch, nicely thick but light in colour. (MAC Fling Eyebrow Pencil)
010eyebrowfling3. Use a big fluffy eye shadow brush to blend a light brown colour on the eyelid and up into the socket, fading it out right before the brow bone area. (Laura Mercier Cafe au Lait)
087865247024. Switch to a neater brush to apply the same light brown colour under the eyes along the lash line. Don’t be afraid to blend this colour quite low, it will give a
     round shape to e eye, so much more 1930s!
5. As the movie was made in the 1960s, Ms Dunaway sported a fantastic set of false eyelashes. Go for a pair that have clumps of lashes spread out, rather an a
     dense strip that you can’t see through. Add a thin line of black liquid liner if you need help hiding the strip, and don’t forget lots of mascara. (Eylure naturalites super full 100)
10557438-1357574262-3816926. Pouty Bonnie looks like a major fan of lip liner. Use a camel coloured pencil to draw slightly outside your natural lip line, fill in the lip and then layer a
     coral/camel coloured lipstick on top. (Rimmel by Kate Moss lipstick 14)
360734569613_220x220_a7. Finish with a soft sweep of caramel blush under the cheek bones. (YSL Terre Saharienne Bronzer)
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The real Bonnie Parker.
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Faye Dunaway as Bonnie in 1967
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Gwyneth Paltrow as Faye Dunaway as Bonnie Parker… Created by the amazing 90s makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin for his book “Face Forward”)
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Model Anna Selezneva doing an awesome job for a photo for Harper’s Bazaar in the March 2010.
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Hilary Duff pulled out of the Bonnie Parker role in 2011.