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Evolution Of Women’s Skincare

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 to keep their skin clean…

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A Course in Cosmetics by Colleen Moore 1922

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 knocked her from her perch…

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1920s Makeup Booklet for all Flapper Types

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 EYES – Accentuate the natural…

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Simple 1930 Color Harmony Tool

Simple 1930 Color Harmony Tool

Vintage 1920s/1930s color matching guide – These handy little color harmony charts fell out of my copy of The Art of Sewing and Dress Creation, a manual sold with the Sears clothing catalogues in 1929 and 1930. The Brunette Type Your color – Black or brown hair, brown or black eyes, olive skin – Makeup – Rachel or buff powder,…

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1920 – Black Cake Mascara

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 demonstrates. Forget about those awful…

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Make-up Advice to Flappers 1925

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 were born with. They don’t…

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

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 grey eye shadows over pale…

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6 Simple Hair & Makeup Tips – Hollywood Studio Style in 1926

1920s Beauty Lesson with actress Thelma Todd – Before she was famous – and blonde – Paramount acting students Thelma Todd along with Mona Palma demonstrate for Glamourdaze.com – the basic 1920s makeup and hair tips every Hollywood bound girl should know. Back to March 1926 we go ….. #1920s Beauty Tip1 To apply lip rouge so that it will…

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The Beauty Secrets of 1920s Parisian Women

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 the art of beauty and…

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1920s Fashion – Autumn Wardrobe and Beauty Makeover 1928.

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 for the coming Fall season….

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