11 Beauty Icons From Decades Past

  
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There have been a number of celebrity beauty icons over the years. While some of them were television stars or movie stars or pop sensations, all of them have redefined hair and makeup in their own unique way. Check out 11 celebrities from decades past have become the ultimate beauty icons. These ladies (and one man) have become iconic because, even after all of these years, we still look to them for hair and makeup inspiration.

11. Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball is best known for her iconic role on the show I Love Lucy. Along with her character, Lucy, her impact on the beauty industry has truly stood the test of time. While blondes and brunettes were preferred in the beauty world, Ball broke into the 1930s with fiery red hair, pale skin and  animated eyes. Not only did her look inspire many others to imitate her legendary appearance, but it also showed redheads how to coordinate their makeup with their hair.  

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10. Audrey Hepburn

Who doesn’t remember Breakfast At Tiffany’s? It is one of the first places where Hepburn showcased her dramatic doe eyes and bold, expressive eyebrows in contrast with her delicate, pixie-like face. She was truly the first to show how petite women could still create incredibly bold, expressive looks.

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