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Top 5 essential pin-up products

Top 5 essential pin-up products

Top 5 essential pin-up products

Five hair and make-up products a pin-up lady can’t live without.

1. Pin Up Passion 11 piece make up brush set

Pin Up Passion 11pc makeup brush set

This pack includes all the brushes a pin up doll needs and is only $AU49.95. This fabulous product is the work of talented Australian photographer and artist Sorelle of Pinup Passion and is available from The Sherbet Birdie Shop or when in stock.

2. Big Sexy Hair ‘What a Tease’ backcomb in a bottle

Big Sexy Hair What a tease hairspray

This miracle product will change your hair styling experience forever. It makes even the most frustrating hair easy to back comb and will lock your tease in like cement. Available from Hairhouse Warehouse or online for $AU29.95.

3. Anastasia Beverley Hills Dip Brow Pomade

Anastasia Dip Brow Pomade eye brows

Anastasia is the undisputed queen of eyebrows so it stands to reason that this product is the best for beautiful brows. The creamy waterproof  formula is easy to use and will give you perfectly precise brows. Available direct from Anastasia Beverly Hills, or for Australia/New Zealand customer it’s A$27.00 from Beauty Bay.

4. Bodyography Radiance Boost cream highlighter

Bodyography Radiance boost makeup

This professional quality cream highlighter will change your face. Used with or without other contouring, applying this light cream highlighter to essential places like the ridge of your nose, underneath the outer bottom of your eyebrows, cupid’s bow and inner eyes will change the way light hits your face and accentuate your features in all the right ways. Available online from around $AU38. Although this is a high price point, you only need a tiny amount so this product should last 12 months even with daily use.



5. Manicare Glam Eyes and MAC 34 Lash

MAC false eyelashes MAC 34Manicare Jessica false eye lashes

We’ve called it a tie on the essential false eyelash solution for a vintage-style look. You natural eye lashes, or lack there of for some of us, will determine which product you use. No matter your lash type, the Manicare Glam Eyes range will have an option to suit. The range includes lashes named after famous beauties; Jessica, Beyonce, Cara, Taylor, just to name a few. Our pick for a pin-up look is the Jessica lashes, but you really can’t go wrong with any of their options. For a more dramatic look, choose the MAC 34 Lash, which creates a dark, thick lash look. The Manicare range is available at Chemist warehouse and Priceline for around AU$13 and MAC 34 Lash online from AU$18.

Francie Flathead
Francie Flathead aka Kirsty Wallett is Editor in Chief of Retro Betty. A former journalist & full time petrol head, Kirsty's love of all things mid-century, rockabilly, hot rods & pin-up knows no bounds. A tomboy at heart, Francie is as much at home in a greasy garage working on her cars, as she styling her hair in victory rolls for a night out.