So I have decided to do a series of posts on the subject, Brands Then and Now divided into several categories.
I hope you enjoy these;
Cutex nail lacquer ad from 1936. Source
Innoxa ad. I love this brands liquid foundation, its lovely, light and comes in paler shades for porcelain skins =) Source
Maybelline ad from 1930. Source
Max Factor. Source
1930s Cutex lipstick ad. Source
1930s Elizabeth Arden. Source
Innoxa face powder ad. Source
Maybelline mascara ad. Source
Revlon 1944. Source
Revlon lipstick and nail lacquer ad 1944. Source
Please note I do not own any of these pics and intend no copyright infringement merely to illustrate the topic, therefore I have added source links to each image.