How to be Confident | Vintage Beauty Guide 1962

How to be confident and attractive

How to be confident and attractive by being well composed, and checking those bad habits. Hollywood beauty artist Ern Westmore offers advice. How to be Prettier – Vintage Masterclass Film Visualize yourself as you want to be – a self assured and self confident woman. By simply having a pretend conversation in front of a …

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1920s Hollywood Diet and Slimming Secrets

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The slimming tips of the silent screen stars- Fat! Women’s most dreaded foe. The Hollywood diet was the answer. The deals of femininity have changed. In the past, bulgy curves above and below the wasp-waist were the acceptable shape of woman. Now it’s the gamine boyish figure. Screen actresses adhere to the slimming rule more …

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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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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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1950s Makeup – Autumn Beauty Tints

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Some glowing tips for Fall Beauty in 1959 – A warm and glowing complexion and hair brought to sparkling new life with subtle tints and rinses will put you vividly into glamour this autumn season. Try the effectiveness of this luminous autumn look by experimenting with the make-up colors suggested here. Brunettes with pale skin …

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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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1920s Beauty Etiquette for the Flapper

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Some pointers from the flapper era – Excerpts from The Etiquette of Beauty by Dorothy Cocks 1927 Figure Fashion silhouette, in the history of sartorial arts, changes even more frequently and more radically than fashion in faces. It is is as if the mold, from which all women are turned out, were recast with every …

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