Posts Tagged: vintage makeup

Before Birchbox There Was Bonne Bell

I’ve been a subscriber to Birchbox for almost two years now, and delight each month in getting that box filled with cosmetic samples delivered. What can I say? I’ve been a beauty aid junkie since the late ’60s. And when cosmetics come in sample sizes, all the better!  I think this sample-size mania started for… 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 »

Vogue Magazine 1969 – Mad Men Style!

I happen to have two issues of Vogue magazine from April and May of 1969. This is great because Mad Men. which I am an avid fan of, is currently set in 1969. Since Vogue was a much more ‘adult’ fashion magazine than the Seventeen magazine I usually read, it portrayed women who were actually… Read more »