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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The Pin-up Project

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Brazilian pin-ups Renata Candido and Karla Stevanatto – In this exclusive interview for Glamourdaze, Brazilian pin-ups Renata Candido and Karla Stevanatto, also known by their nicknames Chubby Pinup and Gia RedHot, tell us the story of the project that has been revolutionized retro market in Brazil. Six months ago, the Brazilian photographic market gained a …

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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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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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A Course in Cosmetics by Colleen Moore 1922

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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 …

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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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1920s Makeup Booklet for all Flapper Types

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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 …

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