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Mary Greenwell's Masterclass: Twiggy's Sixties Make-up

October 28th 2013

Make-up artist Mary Greenwell shows us how to create a modern take on Twiggy's sixties make-up style

In the third of our iconic make-up series (previous videos are The Bardot and the Fabulous Fifties), make-up maestro Mary Greenwell uses Chanel make-up to demonstrate how to recreate a stunning 1960s Twiggy or Mod make-up look.

As with all of Mary’s other iconic creations, the key to making this bold look wearable rather than theatrical is to create a sheer, luminous base that glows from within. As for that instantly recognisable eye with the defined socket line and exaggerated lashes, Mary uses just one black mascara and a black eyeliner to create a fresh, pared down version of the original, heavier look.

All products by Chanel - Mary used:


Le Weekend de Chanel Renew, £72

Le Blanc de Chanel Sheer illuminating Base, £31

Correcteur Perfection Long lasting Concealer, £27


Ombre Essentielle Soft Touch Eyeshadow, £23

(unfortunately the palette Mary uses is out of production now)

No.10 Brush, £21

Le Crayon Khol Intense Eye pencil in Noir, £17

Inimitable Mascara, £24

Ultra-Fine Eyeliner Brush in No 13, £19


Rouge Coco Baume, £24

Correcteur Perfection Long lasting Concealer in 01, £27

Lipstick Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lip Shine in 70 Sourire, £24


All make-up: Mary Greenwell at Premier Hair and Make-up

Hair: Leigh Keates at Premier Hair and Make-up

Model: Hannah Dodd at Select

Editor: Susannah Taylor

Film by Pocket Motion Pictures

Dress: Anthropologie

Necklaces: Chanel

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