Crazy 1920’s Flapper Makeup – Colleen Moore 1923

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In Flaming Youth 1923, Colleen Moore propelled the 1920’s flapper makeup look to fame. We AI enhanced this charming clip from the surviving 11 minutes of footage. Colleen Moore’s Crazy Flapper Makeup Routine 1923 Colleen Moore and her iconic bob hairstyle, hair bangs and cupids bow lipstick. The way she lashes on gallons of powder, …

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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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1920 – Black Cake Mascara

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Besame’s lovely new packaging for cake mascara – 1920s style – Applied with a brush, as originally done by the flappers of the 1920’s, this luscious product from Besame Cosmetics really captures the era beautifully and is a very nice addition to your handbag. The effect is quite startling as the photo from Emily Bright …

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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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