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What decade is your style?

I am leaning more towards 40s-50s pinup models. Short, curly do with flowers, black eyeliner, mega lashes and red lips.

I think I've found my 'look.'

Yours?

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  • curlypearlcurlypearl Posts: 11,983Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I don't know the answer to this for myself, but I think it's a great question!
    2/c Coarse hair med. density.
    Highly porous. Color over grey.
    I love all the Curl Junkie products. Still experimenting with gels and curl creams. Still hoping for 2nd day hair....
    Every day is a gift :flower:
  • rbbrbb Posts: 4,205Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    don't know if i have a look as my hair (top front) changes it's mind from day to day! however i lean towards the 40s look, except i rarely wear lipstick and if i do it is a true blue red, but blotted and lip balm over it!

    my clothes are 'retro' in that i cannot afford to keep up and just replace whatever needs to be replaced as i go along.

    i do love the 40s look, i have old photos of my mom where she looks super great! i think it was a great look.

    3a, some 2c & 3b, medium texture, porosity normal, low elasticity :-(
    washing/cowashing, conditioning, protein tx: curl junkie products
    leave in:curl junkie conditioners and treatments as leave in
    styling: curl junkie 
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  • claudine19claudine19 Posts: 4,486Registered Users
    Mid to late 70s teenaged boy.
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  • ShayShampagneShayShampagne Posts: 114Registered Users
    The "hippie, peace and love" look. My family, especially my mom has told me that I'm a "make love not war" kinda girl lol but I agree lol

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  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Posts: 19,646Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Curl Virtuoso
    I'm a rather unfashionable combination of 70's low-rise tight jeans hippie, leather jacket and boots biker chick, flannel shirted redneck. I've pretty much dressed the same for the last 40 years.
    If I could go back in time I would want to be a Roaring 20's, prohibition era , gangster moll.
    --I'm located in Western PA.
    --I found NC in late 2004, CG since February 2005, joined the forums in May 2005, started going grey in late 2005.
    --My hair is 3B with some 3A, currently at mid back length when dry,  texture-medium/fine, porosity-top is low, middle is medium, ends are porous, elasticity-normal.
    --My long time favorite products are Suave & VO5 conditioners, LA Looks Sport Gel, coconut oil, honey, vinegar.
    --My CG and grey hair progress -- http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/going-gray/179328-jeepys-grey-hair-progress.html
    --My article at NaturallyCurly about going grey. Yes, it's in the senior section. : / -- https://www.naturallycurly.com/curlreading/seniors/how-i-went-completely-gray-and-loved-it
  • curlywitchcurlywitch Posts: 12Registered Users
    Makup style, definitely the 40's-50's retro pinup style...black cat eye liner, and red lips. Sometimes I will edge it up a bit and go total goth vamp, but 90% the black liner/red lips work for everything I wear.

    Clothing style depends on my mood, the weather, and the situation....and I can't really define it by era. Basic black is my armor of choice most of the time. Execu-goth for work, lots of black pinstripes, and touches of red or white. Days off, rocker goth, with band shirts, jeans, and Converse or my beloved clunky black shoes (of which I have many styles).

    I've dressed the same way for almost 20 years...just the cut of clothes has changed over time.
    -Amber

    All the flowers in the garden...
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  • Alice_42 Alice_42 Posts: 791Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    For make up it usually goes between pinup/retro (cat eyes, red lips, serious lashes, matte face) to Bronzed Godess (bronzed everything, smudgey liner, glossy lips).

    For clothes-I have no idea. Depends on everything from season to who I'm going to be seeing (or be seen BY) that day. I get "Hollywood rock chic" a lot because I love prints, leather, dramatic jewelry and anything leopard but I wouldn't know how to sum up my look coherently. If it helps, I would love to have Rihanna and Solange's closets.
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    Last relaxer: August 2008
    Big Chop: December 2008/January 2009
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  • rouquinnerouquinne Posts: 13,556Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    definitely 60s - winged eyeliner all the way!

    but more Adele than Amy Winehouse!

    :D
    My blog:

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  • murrrcatmurrrcat Posts: 9,596Registered Users
    For make up it usually goes between pinup/retro (cat eyes, red lips, serious lashes, matte face) to Bronzed Godess (bronzed everything, smudgey liner, glossy lips).

    For clothes-I have no idea. Depends on everything from season to who I'm going to be seeing (or be seen BY) that day. I get "Hollywood rock chic" a lot because I love prints, leather, dramatic jewelry and anything leopard but I wouldn't know how to sum up my look coherently. If it helps, I would love to have Rihanna and Solange's closets.
    +me

    If and when I do dress up. I've always loved punk and dark clothing since high school.

    I love cat eyes I suck at them but when I get em right, I love them.


    I want to find a good red lipstick.


    I don't dress up. Rarely. I wear sports bra, t shirt , work out clothes or sweats. Because idgaf and I have no where to go. I go to class and after class I usually work (have a uniform) and if I don't work I sleep (yay for sweats) and go to the gym. I refuse to waste money on bigger bras until I lose enough weight (which hopefully my breasts go down in size by that time so I can wear my old bras) so I only have one bra that's the correct size. Which is why I wear sports bras.


    I know they say not to waste your time waiting but bras are expensive so I will have to.
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  • Alice_42 Alice_42 Posts: 791Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    murrrcat wrote: »
    For make up it usually goes between pinup/retro (cat eyes, red lips, serious lashes, matte face) to Bronzed Godess (bronzed everything, smudgey liner, glossy lips).

    For clothes-I have no idea. Depends on everything from season to who I'm going to be seeing (or be seen BY) that day. I get "Hollywood rock chic" a lot because I love prints, leather, dramatic jewelry and anything leopard but I wouldn't know how to sum up my look coherently. If it helps, I would love to have Rihanna and Solange's closets.
    +me

    If and when I do dress up. I've always loved punk and dark clothing since high school.

    I love cat eyes I suck at them but when I get em right, I love them.


    I want to find a good red lipstick.


    I don't dress up. Rarely. I wear sports bra, t shirt , work out clothes or sweats. Because idgaf and I have no where to go. I go to class and after class I usually work (have a uniform) and if I don't work I sleep (yay for sweats) and go to the gym. I refuse to waste money on bigger bras until I lose enough weight (which hopefully my breasts go down in size by that time so I can wear my old bras) so I only have one bra that's the correct size. Which is why I wear sports bras.


    I know they say not to waste your time waiting but bras are expensive so I will have to.

    I HATE SPENDING TONS OF MONEY ON BRAS! I'm in a similar situation, my weights been going up and down and so is my cup size. And now I have to reinvest in a bra collection because I DARED to gain/lose 10lbs? -__- Not ok body. Not. Ok.

    Check out NYX's reds. I have a matte red from them and it's one of the best I've ever tried. Super pigmented, not too drying (all matte lipsticks are dry to me. That's the nature of the beast), and if you can find them on the ground not to expensive either.
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    Big Chop: December 2008/January 2009
    Blog: Alice in Nappyland
  • rbbrbb Posts: 4,205Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    murrrcat wrote: »
    I want to find a good red lipstick.

    have you tried edward bess? i have the midnight bloom and it is a true red. love it!

    3a, some 2c & 3b, medium texture, porosity normal, low elasticity :-(
    washing/cowashing, conditioning, protein tx: curl junkie products
    leave in:curl junkie conditioners and treatments as leave in
    styling: curl junkie 
    sealants - jane carter nourish & shine
  • The New BlackThe New Black Posts: 16,742Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    With my new 'do, I look like an 80s girl

    But I also like the 40s too.

    Sometimes I also channel the 70s.
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    I am the new Black.

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  • wavyblondewavyblonde Posts: 1,637Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Growing up, it was 40s all the way. Now, I sometimes like a variation of the 60s Brigitte Bardot look, or the natural, wavy hair, minimal makeup 70s hippie /rock chick look.

    I'd be more into the pinup girl look for myself if I looked better in red lipstick. I look great in 40s and 50s hairdos, though! I taught myself from watching old movies when I was growing up, then later I acquired a couple of books on how to do vintage hair. So much fun.
    2c/3a with 2b underlayer. Fine, porous. Loves protein. But not hydrolized wheat protein. Yuck.

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  • RedCatWavesRedCatWaves Posts: 31,258Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I strive to stay "current". Young women can embrace a style decade, but, as an older woman, I do not want to look like I'm stuck in a decade. It's just sad.
  • ThickHairedQTThickHairedQT Posts: 542Registered Users
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  • SystemSystem Posts: 39,059 Administrator
    /\ Eh, that got me thinking. I probably am too old for trying a 'decade'style than...but what is the definition 'modern'?
    IDK though...I'll be 38 years month next month and I still feel like I'm between young and older.

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    This is my skin with no foundation, no powder and nothing else beyond lipstick, eyeliner and mascara. I have a few lines and wrinkles starting to show but eh, no bigger. I just need to start taking better care of my skin now...

    So, do I look and older person trying to achieve a look meant for younger people?

    ETA:

    Or am I overthinking this too much? I like how it looks and my first instinct is that it looks good and I don't look 'old'.
  • rbbrbb Posts: 4,205Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    i think you look great, and 38 is young!
    i think dressing/wearing your hair/makeup in a style from another decade does not make a person look old if it is a good look. and, i believe any age can wear any style as long as it is flattering. i mean, in any decade, there are always older women, so they should not dress current?
    what makes a person look old is dressing in a style that does not work for them. today's styles are great in that there is no one thing that is right, wrong. skirts can be any length, pants any width..... not like it was when i was growing up.
    there are some styles (clothing, hair, makeup) that were unattractive even in that decade and it think those are the ones that make a person look dated).

    3a, some 2c & 3b, medium texture, porosity normal, low elasticity :-(
    washing/cowashing, conditioning, protein tx: curl junkie products
    leave in:curl junkie conditioners and treatments as leave in
    styling: curl junkie 
    sealants - jane carter nourish & shine
  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Posts: 19,646Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Curl Virtuoso
    I think you look great and don't look like someone trying to look like a youngster. Besides, the 30's IS young!
    You look great in red.
    --I'm located in Western PA.
    --I found NC in late 2004, CG since February 2005, joined the forums in May 2005, started going grey in late 2005.
    --My hair is 3B with some 3A, currently at mid back length when dry,  texture-medium/fine, porosity-top is low, middle is medium, ends are porous, elasticity-normal.
    --My long time favorite products are Suave & VO5 conditioners, LA Looks Sport Gel, coconut oil, honey, vinegar.
    --My CG and grey hair progress -- http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/going-gray/179328-jeepys-grey-hair-progress.html
    --My article at NaturallyCurly about going grey. Yes, it's in the senior section. : / -- https://www.naturallycurly.com/curlreading/seniors/how-i-went-completely-gray-and-loved-it
  • SystemSystem Posts: 39,059 Administrator
    Oh wow, der! I thought just hit me. I'm talking about makeupand hair styles. I do not want to dress 40s or 50s. I love tunic sweaters with skinny jeans too much. I don't like cone breasts either. I like the style but keep it muted (like above) for work. I go heavier on the eyeliner and lipstick for going out.
  • SystemSystem Posts: 39,059 Administrator
    I strive to stay "current". Young women can embrace a style decade, but, as an older woman, I do not want to look like I'm stuck in a decade. It's just sad.


    Agreed with this as an example.

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  • RedCatWavesRedCatWaves Posts: 31,258Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Exactly. I don't want to look like Baby Jane.

    You look really cute in your 40's-inspired look though. You're a generation younger than me though.

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