Posts Tagged: 70s ads

Yardley’s Crash Course in Makeup 1972

                  This fabulous 8-page Yardley of London spread was in the February 1972 issue of Co-ed magazine. Featuring the fresh-faced teen model, Lucy Angle, it featured step-by-step instructions for applying Yardley makeup. It’s especially great because it shows all the colors and types of makeup that Yardley… Read more »

1970 Kitsch Convergence: Ultra Brite and AMC Gremlin

There are those wonderfully quirky vintage ads where an alignment of kitsch reigns supreme, and a perfect representation of the era is displayed. This August 1970 ad for Ultra Brite Kiss-Stakes is a great example. By sending in 2 end flaps from any size Ultra Brite, you receive (FREE!) 12 vinyl Kiss Decals (Weatherproof. Waterproof.)… Read more »

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 »