Avon Lady – Rouge and Lipstick Tips 1939

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Vintage Make-up rules on eve of the 1940s – Avon, a name synonymous with the beauty regimes of millions of American women from the 1920s up to the 1960s. Avon Ladies bought the company beauty products and sold them on their own time to their neighbors, often giving beauty demonstrations too. We present to you …

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Max Factor – Beauty Advice to Wampas Baby Stars

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Hollywood hopefuls beauty tricks – Romance these days depends pretty much on a girl’s ability to use the right cosmetics! She captures the imagination with her eye shadow, holds it with her lipstick. To that, the Wampas Baby stars for 1934 chorus “Yes!” You’ll see them in Kiss and Make-up 1934, starring Cary Grant and …

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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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Foundation Tips From The 1920s To The 1960s

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Makeup Trends Through The Years –  By Jane Thomas  Makeup trends have evolved over the years, and with each decade, women learn new tips and tricks to look more flawless and polished by using foundation or makeup base. From the flapper-style makeup of the 1920s to the hippie chic look of the 60s, advancements in the …

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1930s – Eye Beauty Tips of 1935

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The 1930s advances in Eye beauty – Learn some vintage Eye Beauty Tips of 1935. Pauline Stark‘s blue grey eyes improve with a touch of lash beautifier. She is using a mustache pomade, recently discovered by screen and stage stars to be good for accenting lashes and for keeping them lustrous and soft. This pomade …

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Max Factor Make-up Masterclass 1931

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The make-up masters 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 use …

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1930’s Hollywood Faces – Beauty Unmasked

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All about the Mouth and Eyes 1936- If Hollywood lipsticks could talk, what tales they would tell! The women of the screen rouge their lips along natural lines, always accenting the ‘lower’ lip, not the upper. In some magical way this adds character and a certain dramatic accent that many feminine faces lack! Witness Katherine …

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1930s Makeup Tricks for Spring

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Hollywood actresses makeup rituals – 1.Eleanor Powell uses two shades of powder which gives her skin a translucent glow. She is seen applying first the darker,then the light powder. 2.A camels hair brush dusts off the excess. 3.Eleanor’s rouge gives her cheeks a suffused glow designed to be in harmony with her chosen lip color. …

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1930s Makeup – The arrival of the Concealer

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Covermark brand brings out new class of cosmetics – A beauty booklet curated by Cosmetics & Skin extols the magic of  Covermark Cream the forerunner of skin imperfection makeup such as Vichys Dermablend and still a world leader today.It covered all manner of skin blemishes like varicose veins, burns and in particular severe birthmarks. It’s …

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