Including everything from lipstick and nail varnish, to eye shadow and perfume.
“Electric Youth – The electric fragrance!” These ads for Debbie Gibson’s “Electric Youth” perfume are from 1989-90. It was produced by Revlon and distributed by Natural Wonder Cosmetics, which Debbie Gibson advertised between 1988-90.
“Pretty was never so pure.” These ads for Natural Wonder Cosmetics by Revlon are from 1988-90, during which time Debbie Gibson was spokeswoman.
“With lovely new clothes and completion, Margaret Ryan plans a Cabana honeymoon.” These honeymoon themed ads for DuBarry beauty preparations date from 1945.
“It’s a girls best friend!” These four ads for Eunece perfume by Fashion Fair are from 1986-87. These two chaps were fighting over the same lady for a long time!
“I’m just a soul singer from Detroit.” These ads for Fashion Fair cosmetics date from 1975-78 and feature a variety of notable black women of the time.
“Now! You can change your skin tone to look lovely in any fashion colour.”Pond’s “Angel Face” adverts from 1960-61 featured striking double head shots of models wearing contrasting colours.
“She’s busy… yet she’s beautiful… she uses Pond’s.”These ads for Pond’s “Cold Cream” are from 1958-61 and feature famous actresses/models of the day, who were also busy mothers and wives.
“Want a Morning Glory complexion? Take a Woodbury Beauty Nightcap tonight.”These ads for Woodbury Cold Cream are all from 1941. Each one featured a different famous actress of the time, plus a mention of the film they were currently starring in.
“The perfume of lovely women everywhere.” These ads for Yardley’s “Bond Street” perfume date from 1947-48. They feature illustrated backgrounds by W K Plummer and Bernard Lamotte.
“Makes you feel so fresh and feminine.” These five Yardley ads for are from 1956-57. The dolls in the images were designed by Madame Alexander, a company which has been making dolls since 1923.