Posts Tagged: cosmetics

Coty Does the 40s Pin-Up Red Lipsticks in the 70s

In the early 1970s, there was a definite ’70s does ’40s makeup and fashion trend. This 1972 Coty Originals ad is a great example. Coty was celebrating the 29th anniversary of the Coty American Fashion Critics Awards, and saluted the jitterbug, the upsweep, the funnies, short shorts and the oomphiest reds since ’43. With a… Read more »

The Vogue Face of 1985: Isabella Rossellini

I was lucky enough to find this September 1985 issue of Vogue magazine at a thrift store – wahoo! The cover girl is none other than the iconic model and actress, Isabella Rossellini. Isabella – the daughter of Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman and Italian director Roberto Rossellini – was hot, hot, hot in the 1980s…. Read more »

Walmart Summer Beauty Box is a Hit!

I received my Walmart Summer Beauty Box in the mail today, which is always fun. After my slight disappointment with the Spring Beauty Box (no makeup – boo), I was pleasantly surprised that, yes, I did indeed get makeup in this one – lipstick and mascara – woo hoo! It’s really a pretty groovy box… Read more »

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 »