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Beauty Ten Commandments – 1923 Beauty Secrets for Every Woman Magazine

I am a collector. There, I said it. What is a collector? Someone who is so obsessed with items from a ...
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Vintage Makeup for darker skin tones during the Atomic Age 0f the 1950s

For this installment of the Vintage Makeup for Darker Skin Tones series, I am exploring makeup during the Atomic Age, mostly taking place ...
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Vintage Makeup for darker skin tones during the 1930s

For this installment of the Vintage Makeup for Darker Skin Tones series, I am exploring makeup during the 1930s. To know more ...
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Vintage Makeup for darker skin tones during the Jazz Age

For this installment of the Vintage Makeup for Darker Skin Tones series, I am exploring makeup during the Jazz Age. To ...
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Vintage Makeup for Darker Skin Tones – Foundations and Face Powders

Welcome to the first post in the Vintage Makeup for Darker Skin Tones series! Please read my disclaimer here to learn ...
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Vintage Makeup for Darker Skin Tones – the disclaimer

This series of articles, Vintage Makeup for Darker Skin Tones, blossomed from a blog reader request I received last year ...
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An Art Deco Inspired Bride Looking Beautiful on Her Wedding Day!

I love it when everything comes together really beautifully and these images from the wedding of a 1920s/30s inspired bride ...
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1952 1,000 Hints Beauty Magazine…Make-up Makes You Lovelier

1950s Vintage Beauty Magazine…1,000 Hints. We all scour antique malls, thrift stores, and the internet for clothes and such to put ...
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Hats, Hairdo’s, Makeup – Vintage Fashion Dos and Don’ts for Head and Face

The Fashion Dos and Don'ts series from the 1940s produced this little 48 page booklet - Hats, Hairdo's, Makeup. Fashion Dos ...
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