Pears’ Palace of Beauty

Pears’ Palace of Beauty

HISTORY OF BEAUTY The Pears’ Palace of Beauty Lucy Santos, The Glamourologist 19 November 2016 If you’re anything like me, mention of soap brand Pears reminds you of the wistful words of every 80s mother with a blonde daughter – ‘Darling, you should have been...
Elizabeth Arden and Victory

Elizabeth Arden and Victory

HISTORY OF BEAUTY Elizabeth Arden and Beauty Lucy Santos, The Glamourologist 03 November 2016 Elizabeth Arden, along with many other US cosmetic companies, changed the way they marketed their products during World War Two. Elizabeth Arden Marketing now focused on how...
Max Factor Kissing Machine

Max Factor Kissing Machine

HISTORY OF MAKEUP The Max Factor Kissing Machine Lucy Santos, The Glamourologist 24 August 2016 “the world’s first perfect lipstick…a lipstick that imparts a life-like red to the lips.. that is non-drying but indelible..that eliminates lipsticks...
The Tweaker

The Tweaker

HISTORY OF HEALTH AND BEAUTY The Tweaker Lucy Santos, The Glamourologist 03 November 2016 The Tweaker Photograph by The Glamourologist “Your daintiness demands arms and legs free from unsightly hairs. When you mingle with the happy summer throng at the beaches….....
Beauty Patches in the 20th Century

Beauty Patches in the 20th Century

First popular during the Roman period and despite being mostly associated with the 17th and 18th centuries the fashion for beauty patches was revived several times in the 20th century as well. Known as Mouches or “flies” the craze for these patches was...