How to Live Like 'Mad Men' (and Women)!

Every man wants to be Don Draper, every woman wants to impress him. So go for it, with our classic '60s lifestyle advice (11 Photos)

Michele Laufik on Oct 27, 2009 at 2:06PM

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How to Live Like 'Mad Men' (and Women)!

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Wear Red Lipstick

Despite the smooching and gimlet sipping, the show’s ladies know how to keep perfect ruby pouts. Lipstick Queen Poppy King has the lowdown on getting the femme fatale look: First, minimize the eye shadow and concentrate on your lashes. Then, apply your lipstick straight from the tube for maximum coverage, blot to set and then apply another lighter coat on top of the first. If you really want to define the edge, use a lip liner. Apply a dot of blush on the apples of your cheeks and then wiggle your hips and go!

Poppy recommends Laura Mercier Eye Pencil in Extreme Black ($19, Sephora.com), Maybelline The Colossal Volum’ Express Mascara in Glam Black ($5.99, Drugstore.com), Nars blush in Orgasm ($25, Sephora.com) and Lipstick Queen in Red Sinner or Rose Sinner ($18 each, Barneys.com).

For the timid Peggy Olsen types, Mai Quynh, mark's Celebrity Makeup Artist, suggests trying a sheer glossy red. And you can get a pretty pucker at almost-1960s prices with mark Lip Exotics Hook Up Lip Lacquer in Pop or Fever ($6, MeetMark.com).

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