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Throwback: 1920s Makeup

In 1915 T. Williams, the founder of Maybelline named the company after his sister Maybel who inspired him to create make up products.

Maybelline ad c. 1930

Beautiful - and great story behind this artist - from pin up girl to pin up and commercial artist. The Maybelline Story : Maybelline ad painted by Zoë Mozert, the most famous female pin-up artist of her day

Max Factor used to be SO BIG. It makes me kind of sad.

The End of an ERA: Max Factor Discontinued in the USA

Vintage Maybelline: This ad is promoting eyeliner, which was a popular cosmetic product during the 60s. Description from I searched for this on

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Maybelline Ultra Liner Ad 1969 This was still going strong in the I remember mom buying it!

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Marilyn Monroe Discovers The World’s Most Glamorous Make-up…From The Westmores of Hollywood. Ad by Westmore Hollywood Cosmetics published in Life Magazine ca.