“Avoid 5 O-Clock Shadow” These busty illustrated ads for Gem razors and blades are from 1944-45 and featured artwork by Peter Arno.
“She’ll flip with your cool magic.” These ads for Magic Shaving Powder and Magic After Shave Cream by Carson date between 1964-81.
“For men in service – for men at home.” This black, white and green ad campaign for Mennen shaving cream dates from 1942-44.
“I like smooth men!” These illustrated pin-up girl ads are for Mennen shaving cream and after shave (called “Skin Bracer”). They’re from 1946-47 and feature artwork by Norman Mingo.
“If Santa Claus shaved, this is what he’d use!” Here are some vintage Christmas themed shaving adverts by Norelco and Remington, dating from 1954-59.
“Smooth new idea for her Christmas stocking!” These Christmas themed shaving adverts by Schick date from 1950-58.