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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A Course in Cosmetics by Colleen Moore 1922

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The young actress shows her daily routine – Just on the verge of her success in Flaming Youth, where she played the first truly iconic screen flapper, Colleen Moore gave this little makeup tutorial to Photoplay. It was so successful that Photoplay made makeup tutorials a regular thing.  Colleen Moore’s chief screen rival Clara Bow …

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1920s Makeup Booklet for all Flapper Types

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Vintage advice from the 1920s era – The leading seller of face powder in the post World War One era, and ‘liquid stockings’ in the 1940s, the Armand cosmetics brand is all but forgotten now. Here is an excerpt from their 1929 beauty booklet curated by Cosmetics and Skin. Develop your own Type – Cleopatra …

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Make-up Advice to Flappers 1925

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By 1920s beauty artist Violet Dare – The appropriately named “Miss Dare” dishes out makeup advice to flappers “make-up moods” and “occasion make-up”and “Make-up to Hollywood types”. Remember that most womens faces are their own fault ! They want to be beautiful, yet they so often allow themselves to be limited by what they think they …

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1920s Makeup – The Silent Film Vamp Look – a myth exposed

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What colours did the silent screen stars really use ?- Talia Felix of The Gibson Girls Guide to Glamour shares with Glamourdaze her insights into some of the misconceptions of the 1920s make-up looks of the silent movie era – EVERYONE knows the classic silent film star look: deep, dark lipstick and smokey black and …

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Simple Vintage 1920’s Hair and Makeup Tips

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1920’s Beauty Lesson with actress Thelma Todd Before she was famous – and blonde – Paramount acting students Thelma Todd along with Mona Palma dish out these basic 1920’s hair and makeup tips every Hollywood bound girl should know. Back to March 1926 we go ….. How to apply Lip Rouge like a Flapper To …

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The Beauty Secrets of 1920s Parisian Women

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Visit to Parisian Beauty Parlour in 1926 – Our time traveling beauty correspondent Doris Lee Ashley – reports for Glamourdaze from Paris in 1926. Original Color photographs by Jacques Henri Lartigue. What is it about the beauty of French Women? Travel the world over and you will find none so clever as the French woman in …

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1920s Fashion – Autumn Wardrobe and Beauty Makeover 1928.

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Time traveling beauty consultant Carolyn Van Wyck – dishes out 1920s wardobe and beauty advice to a girl in 1928. That all important day when you have to consider your winter beauty regime, put those summer skirts away, fold up your swimsuits and consider what to keep from last years wardrobe and what to add …

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