A different sort of "Mad Mad Modes for Moderns" here for you this Monday, demonstrating the possible crimes inherent in makeup application. I think I was guilty of a few of these in middle school -- but hey! I was experimenting! Amazing how au naturel never seems to go out of style!
I've been looking at vintage Avon products on Flickr, Pinterest, and Etsy. Here is a quick edit I did of some cool lipsticks from an Avon ad dated April 1966 (from The Ladies' Home Journal) via The Bees Knees Daily on
Showcasing the glorious print advertising of the 20th century. No copyrights claimed, all ads here were reblogged or found elsewhere on the web, or scanned from old magazines and books about advertising.
Welcome to the first post in the Vintage Makeup for Darker Skin Tones series! Please read my disclaimer here to learn more about where this all came from and what this is all about. I’m beginning with face powders and foundations to work into the rest of the series. This post is more about history than Continue Reading