Max Factor Make-up Masterclass 1931


Max Factor Masterclass – Tells his 1930’s beauty secrets To some women the new word “make-up” may only mean the application of powder, or powder and rouge, or perhaps powder, rouge and lipstick.To others, make-up may only mean the theatrical use of cosmetics. Neither impression is correct, and both have therefore resulted in the wrong …

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1930s Makeup Advice – Actress Sari Maritza

English Actress gives advice from 1932 – Vintage Makeup Feature Sari Maritza, that fresh faced young English actress, has made a deep study of makeup and she has graciously agreed to tell us some of her secrets. ” You must know your face, before you can intelligently work out the individual make-up for you. While …

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5 Steps for a 1930s Hollywood makeup day look


Hollywood Beauty with Maureen O Sullivan – 1930s makeup report by Carolyn Van Wycks. Assuming Maureen O Sullivan has already applied a powder foundation, beginning with the above picture, she illustrates for you the five important successive steps in applying make-up. 1. First, a blue eye shadow is smoothed gently across her lids. 2. Second …

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The Top Hollywood Beauty Gifts of Christmas 1931


1930s beauty report – by Anne Van Alstyne for It was all perfumes and powders this festive season. We scurried about amongst the cosmetic counters – as usual at the very last minute. According to our sources, the popular names this year included Coty,  Helena Rubinstein, Elizabeth Arden, Tangee lipsticks, Richard Hudnut,DuBarry, Houbigant among …

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Hollywood Beauty Secrets – Carole Lombard with Max factor


Carole Lombard explains her 5 beauty secrets –   When a Hollywood beauty, and the foremost beauty expert get together – you can pick up some real pointers. Max Factor and Carole Lombard dish out the tips in 1935. 1930s Beauty report for “Nothing on earth can give a woman confidence and that grand …

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