I love the bar soap ads from the 1940s, because they were so promising of enticing beauty and popularity. I mean, come on people, it’s soap – SOAP! 😀 Cashmere Bouquet bar soap was especially big on promises. This 1946 ad is really beautiful; showing a lovely painting of a fetching woman with her dashing… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Bar Soap
Vintage 1955 Brides Love Camay Beauty Soap!
It’s astonishing to me how many vintage beauty ads are for plain old bar soap. What’s even more amazing is the beauty claims it makes. Who knew that washing your face with soap and water was such a beauty secret? Apparently Camay’s tender touch will caress your skin to a new loveliness. This is such… Read more »
Bar Soap = Leg Cramp Relief!
This may be one of the most unusual folk remedies that I have ever used…and the easiest…and the safest. For who knew that a simple bar of soap placed under the bottom sheet of your bed would help relieve leg cramps? I know I had heard about this remedy several years back, but had completely… Read more »