Evolution Of Women’s Skincare

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A Short History on Skin – By Jane Thomas Back in the early days of the 20th century, most women relied on one or two products or food ingredients to keep their skin looking its best. These vintage skincare routines have been passed down through generations, and some women still use some of the same techniques …

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Scary Cosmetic Masks from 1917

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Scary Cosmetic Masks from 1917. Beauty science has come a long way since these frightful Hannibal Lecter style rubber ‘cosmetic’ masks. These images are to be found in Hygiene of the Face & Cosmetic Guide from 1917. 1917 Cosmetic Masks. These were applications of mixtures, compositions or tissues which prevented the contact of air with …

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1910 – Seven Secret Edwardian Beauty Hints

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Illustrated Beauty Guide from the Titanic Era – Some highlights from a 1910 personal beauty book by Margaret Mixter. You can find the full book on Archive.org.  A rare insight from the Edwardian Era,  into the beauty habits and secrets of Edwardian women. 1. Massage – Face,Neck,Eyelids,Arms 2. Giving a Dry Shampoo. 3. Manicuring. 4. …

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History of Makeup – A Lady’s Beauty Routine 1916.

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The Daily Rituals of Beauty and Makeup in 1916. While the First World War raged on – America’s Photoplay flew the flag of glamour with this delicate  peek behind a society woman’s beauty rituals. The salon de beauts brings to the mademoiselle in distress all the fine art of beautifying and correction to which science …

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