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Max Factor Make-up Masterclass 1931

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 of cosmetics by thousands of…

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Makeup for Blondes – Max Factor Advice in 1935

Blonde Ann Sothern and brunette Marian Nixon – These girls are not pretty by accident, but by habit. They do the right things at the right time and so can you. You too can make beauty a habit ! I don’t know how many dark girls there are in the world. probably a hundred million – brown hair, brown eyes…

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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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1930s Make-up Class – Night Time Glamour

Make-up magic from 1937 – We have sketched six entirely different make-up types, and for making up the faces and for the blobs of color showing the correct tints for you to apply, we have used the actual cosmetics – lipsticks, eye-shadow and nail polish. A. Sun Tanned Girl – an average summer type for you to copy when the…

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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 there too many girl ‘types’…

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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 ( above) , Maureen accents…

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The Top Hollywood Beauty Gifts of Christmas 1931

1930s beauty report – by Anne Van Alstyne for Glamourdaze.com 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 others. There was also Yardley…

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1934 Christmas Makeup Tricks by Max Factor

Famous Hollywood Beauty expert shares his secrets – Supposing Christmas morning you could go out to that brightly trimmed tree – and find a pretty little package addressed to you – and labelled ‘ new beauty ‘. I know that actually you can find it – only in this case you’ll have to be your own Santa Claus ! Let’s…

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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 Glamourdaze.com “Nothing on earth can give a woman confidence and that grand inner happiness like a little…

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1930 Beauty Shop – Rouging the Lips

Hollywood gals show their current lip rouging techniques in June 1930 – 1930s Lipstick tricks –  Carolyn Van Wycks’s Beauty Shop from June 1930 Anita Page – scorns the use of tricky beauty aids in making up her lips, but screen loses nothing, as Anita has one of the most beautiful mouths in Hollywood we say! Raquel Torres – takes…

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