1920’s Hollywood Beauty Advice – Avoid Summer Tans !

In the 1920’s – the advice to girls was – stay out of the sun! – August 1928 – Carolyn Van Wyck’s Hollywood Beauty Shop brings us the latest 1920s makeup and beauty tricks of the stars. here she advises Doris to ‘avoid’ a tan and maintain her beautiful complexion. DEAR CAROLYN The first two weeks in August I’m going…

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1920’s Makeup – Hollywood Beauty Tricks

1920’s Makeup Tricks of the Stars – July 1928 – Carolyn Van Wyck’s Hollywood Beauty Shop brings us the latest makeup tricks of the stars.  A GIRL’S face still influences her fortune. Never has make-up been more important than in this day of the modem girl. To buy just the right shade of powder, the proper shade of rouge —…

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The 1920s Face – Five Top Makeup Tips by Gabriela Hernandez.

Exclusive to Glamourdaze – Besame Cosmetics founder and author of Classic beauty – The History of Makeup – Gabriela Hernandez shares some key secrets for achieving the classic 1920s makeup look. First – apply a thick layer of moisturising cream. Then, using a puff – dust over with plenty of powder, slightly lighter than your skin. The cream acts as…

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Clara Bow Makeup Tutorial – 1920’s Hollywood

Clara Bow Makeup Tutorial – 1920’s Hollywood. A quirky no nonsense 1920s makeup video tutorial from Courtney Bes Green. I think this girl has really nailed the Clara Bow hair and makeup look. She really resembles her at the finish. ” I started by pin curling my hair – not especially neat – as Clara Bows hair is quite fluffy,…

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1920s Style Make-up Application – Vintage guides to download

1920s Make-up Application Techniques – Original guide for download. A rare vintage 1920s beauty guide with instructions on the makeup application techniques of the flapper era. You’ll adore it. It’s a beautifully illustrated and restored e-book from an original beauty guide for women from 1925 by wealth socialite Marjorie Oelrichs.Packed with feminine advice for young ladies in an era of…

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Downton Abbey – What 1920s fashions to look out for

Check out the official “ Downton Abbey fashion Era ” Pinterest pages by Glamourdaze. Downton Abbey – What 1920s fashions to look out for Hairstyles and makeup take a decided 1920s turn with short crops and bobs – finger waves or ‘Marcel waves’ as they were known in the 20’s thanks to their creator French hair designer Francois Marcel. Scott…

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Mascara – Maybel Williams and The Maybelline Story

History of Mascara – Maybel Williams and The Maybelline Story The Maybelline Story Glamourdaze talks to author and Maybelline heiress Sharrie Williams. How many women in the world are aware that they owe a debt of gratitude to a young lady called Maybel Williams – who – following an accident in 1915 – singed her eyelashes? The resourceful girl had…

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Interview with Julie Hewett – THE ARTIST’S Make-up Designer

An exclusive interview by Glamourdaze with Julie Hewett – Award winning make-up designer on the Oscar laden THE ARTIST. First of all on behalf of our readers, a belated congratulations on your Bafta Award for Makeup design in THE ARTIST. Your list of credits on films from the brilliant Grifters in 1990, American  Beauty in 1999 to Make-up Designer in…

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1920’s Dress Fashion – The Rise and Fall of the Flapper

The Iconic 1920s Woman – Where did the 1920s Flapper come from and where on Earth did she go? In 1929, a famous New York Times article by Mildred Adams declared ‘ The Death of the Flapper’ and in many ways, her declaration was true. ” Time had once again caught up with women’s liberation in fashion. The hems of…

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An Original Flappers Guide to 1920’s Make-up.

Advice from a Society Dame in 1927 – Advice from a society Dame to women on the ‘art of making up’ for that ‘ special night out’ ! Adapted from ‘ Home beauty Course’ by Marjorie Oelrichs -1927. ( Excerpt from Make-up & Beauty – A 1920s Guide – available from vintagemakeupguide.com ). Darling – before you head for the…

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