When you think of iconic actresses from the 50s and 60s, Lucille Ball’s name might come immediately to mind. Sure, she was one of the funniest actresses of her time, but she was also incredibly glamorous as well, thanks in part to her super long eyelashes, red hair, and bright lipstick to match. And if you want to look like the legendary Lucille Ball (or just add a little old school Hollywood glam to your cosmetics collection), you can definitely wake up your makeup with the Love, Lucy Collection from Bésame Cosmetics.
Lucy’s signature style consisted of a gorgeous red lip. The Lucy’s “Love That Redhead” Lipstick ($20) is a warm, neutral-toned red that works on every skin tone. It has a triple pigmented design that is also enriched with vitamin E, aloe, and squalane to keep your lips kissably soft. The lipstick also is infused with a vanilla flavor and is cruelty-, paraben-, and gluten-free. The lipstick tube is gorgeously gold and features the iconic I Love Lucy logo on the tube, and a beautiful Lucy silhouette on the cap. It’s perfect for a night out on the town with your partner—or just a fun pick me up when you’re picking up the kids from school.
But if red isn’t your color, you might want to try the Lucy’s “What A Peach” Lipstick ($20). This lip shade is lighter and meant to reflect the 60s and 70s when Lucy looked to tones that would match her hair color. “What A Peach” is also a warm shade but more coral in color and works on all skin tones. It’s a semi-matte with all-day staying on power. It’s
Now that you’ve got your lips locked down, you’ll need some shades to show off your amazing eyes. The Club Babalu Shadow Palette ($35) obviously an ode to Desi Arnaz’s club on the show, and offers all the excitement that a performance there could produce. There are eight shades to choose from, including a Tropicana Taupe, Bandleader Brown, Mertz Mauve (aww), Salesman Blue, Babablue (a light, shimmering blue), Ricardo Rose (a matte light pink), and Lucy’s Lilac (a matte purple that also happened to be Ball’s favorite color). The colors can easily take you from day to night, and are easy to blend and built to last for an entire evening.
Whether Lucille Ball was your style icon or you just want to breathe some life into your daily makeup routine, the Love, Lucy Collection from Bésame Cosmetics will make you happier than drinking Vitameatavegamin.