GAMINE – HAIRSTYLE & MAKEUP
According to David Kibbe, the best hair for Gamine is short. The fact is, no other beauty type looks so interesting in a pixie cut. Many Gamine women would look much more attractive with a short haircut. However, as is usually the case with general rules, they are not ideal for everyone. Gamine’s faces, like in all other types of beauty, are different from each other. Women with less proportionate features will be more likely to choose hairdos with longer hair and will probably be better off. Kibbe also doesn’t recommend bangs, especially full and straight bangs. It is impossible to agree with the author here. With longer hair, the fringe perfectly enhances Gamine’s beauty. The best bangs will be relatively short, slightly asymmetrical, and not too heavy.
A Gamine woman deciding to dye her hair can choose high contrasts (within the right color temperature, of course). Strong, expressive colors (which in other types of beauty give an artificial effect) can harmonize beautifully with Gamine’s beauty.
Gamine makeup should accentuate the eyes, which are often large and gorgeous. According to David Kibbe, the smokey eye is the most appropriate way to emphasize them. It is supposed to give the doe-eye effect so desired for the Gamine type. However, the smokey eye is perfect for a Soft Natural woman, bringing out the seductive look in her eyes. Doe eyes, which absolutely suit a Gamine woman, are heavily mascaraed eyelashes (false eyelashes will be perfect for evening outings), plus possible contouring with a crayon (the line should run above the upper eyelash line and under the lower eyelash line). Although, the intense lashes with large eyes already give the desired effect. The smokey eye is way too heavy for Gamine’s delicate beauty.
Makeup should be fresh and clean. The lips should not be too light nor too dark. The saturation of the lipstick should be balanced in such a way that the accent falls on the eyes. Lip glosses are perfect; they will make the lips transparent while enhancing the freshness and juiciness of the makeup. As in any type of beauty, the color palette should be adapted to the color type.
The Gamine type’s proper and inappropriate makeup is presented below by Natalie Portman, Mena Suvari, Michelle Williams, and Zooey Deschanel. These actresses are very rarely seen in a smokey eye. Their makeup artists know what they are doing.