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Vintage makeup ads

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Vintage makeup ads. Get inspired and try out new things.
"Mad Mad Modes for Moderns" Girls' Romances #140 (April 1969)

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!

Lip colors & vintage lipsticks from the '60s

Check out these vintage lipsticks from the '60s that came in plum and peach colors, honey and mocha shades, sheer and creamy finishes.

60's Avon lipstick

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

Jet Magazine. June 25th, 1981.

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.

See top vintage nail polish colors & retro brands - Click Americana

Red, pink, gold & beyond - See the top vintage nail polish brands and colors from the 20th century, with shades & styles from decades ago - see how manicures have changed over the years!

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Blue eyeshadow: The good, the bad & the ugly vintage makeup, at Click Americana - #eyeshadow #makeup #eyemakeup #blueeyeshadow #makeupfail #retro #vintage #vintagebeauty #vintagestyle #eyelashes #eyebrows #retromakeup #cosmetics #clickamericana

See more than two dozen examples of vintage makeup, showing the evolution of blue eyeshadow from the '50s to the '80s. As you will see, sometimes it works... and sometimes it really, really doesn't.

Vintage Makeup for Darker Skin Tones - Foundations and Face Powders - Bobby Pin Blog / Vintage hair and makeup tips and tutorials

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