make up like marilyn

how to get the screen goddess' retro glam.

all photos by getty images

Marilyn Monroe is not just a screen legend, she's a style icon and our perennial beauty queen. Her bleach blonde locks and red-lipped look have oft been copied by starlets of every generation, just as her sweet and sultry disposition. 

In honor of the icon's birthday yesterday, we pulled together everything a girl should know to recreate some of the star's beauty signatures. So get your rouge ready, because it's Marilyn time.