Just as fashion trends come and go, makeup fads are constantly evolving. And over the past years, society has changed its notion of what the ideal face of makeup looks like. In the early s, for example, lips were the focal point of the face, and were often lined in sharp shapes.
It's Metafilter's 20th anniversary! To celebrate, scan some cats or help fund Mefi! The lip gloss came in cute little tubs, and I think they had a logo that had something to do with ladybugs, bumblebees, or butterflies.
The oldest beauty tricks are still some of the best. The beauty team at Hairtrade. Here's how to revise the techniques, making them all the more relevant for today.
This month, I will feature snapshots of black beauty history. Expect to see images, products, tastemakers, artists, models, and films that have shaped our world in terms of fashion and beauty today. Most casual students of black history know about historical hair product impresarios and entrepreneurs — women like Madame C.
A company report from suggests that the development of these lines was part of a comprehensive business strategy begun in The strategy grew out of an extensive study which revealed that although cosmetics was a mass market, it was not a homogeneous one. The market consisted of large segments of women who differed from each other in subtle but vital respects.
Retro style is a style that is imitative or consciously derivative of lifestyles, trends, or art forms from the historical past, including in music, modes, fashions, or attitudes. It may also be known as "vintage inspired". The term retro has been in use since the s to describe  on the one hand, new artifacts that self-consciously refer to particular modes, motifs, techniques, and materials of the past.
They typically have questionable taste in men, strange affinities for reality television and a rather disturbing habit of wearing socks and sandals. One area where they very well might be experts, however, is at the beauty counter. Plenty of products that have been around since our mothers and even grandmothers were young are considered absolute cult classics and continue to reign as some of the best products on the market. Here are 14 of our favorite beauty buys, regardless of their age!
This year, Maybelline marks a century in the beauty business. To celebrate the milestone, we asked the company to share some of its vintage product pictures, ad images and commercials with us. They were both entertaining and enlightening.