“We reside in an airbrushed world now, however again then, you didn’t have filters; it was day lighting,” the British band’s make-up artist Karin Darnell instructed Popsugar. “So if somebody had spots, and one of many women actually did, I needed to alter the appears for that.”
As a substitute of utilizing additional concealer or basis to cover the offending spot, nonetheless, Darnell’s strategy was to boost the remainder of the make-up look, piling on additional eyeshadow, liner and lipstick to distract from the zit.
This will clarify why so most of the Spice Women’ greatest magnificence moments have been marked by over-the-top blue shadow, brown lips and copious quantities of glitter — all of which appeared impossibly cool within the ’90s, however most likely wouldn’t fly on most crimson carpets right this moment.
As Darnell put it, nonetheless: “What I completely say to this present day is when you can’t giggle at what you used to seem like then you definitely actually achieved nothing.”