Posts Categorized: Beauty

Vintage 70s Mary Quant Cosmetics and Crocheted Hat

After searching for Yardley of London ads in my Seventeen magazines, I noticed a couple of ads from the 70s issues for Mary Quant Cosmetics Ltd. I had almost completely forgotten that Mary Quant, mod British designer of the miniskirt, produced a line of makeup as well. I remember trying a couple of her products… Read more »

Letting My Hair Be

It’s been exactly three months since I last colored my hair. Usually around this time I would be be frantically gathering up my coloring kit and preparing to launch myself into another hair dyeing session. But no; I am sticking with my 2014 plan to not color my hair, and it feels good! My scalp… Read more »

Vintage Yardley of London Glimmerick Eye Shadow

I’m on a bit of a nostalgic Yardley of London makeup kick, so here we go with another fabulous 60s/70s makeup product – Glimmerick eye shadow. Created in 1968, it was a water-color eye shadow. This means you added water to it to create your own level of color intensity. Pastel colors were all the… Read more »