Not Just a Pretty Face

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Not Just a Pretty Face


Health & Beauty


Collection of text and still images used in the online exhibit Not Just a Pretty Face


Nabb Research Center


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Collection Items

Elizabeth Arden Ad - "The Triumph of Color in Makeup"
An ad for Elizabeth Arden products from a 1931 Vogue magazine.

A Friend in Need
Advertisement for Lydia Pinkham's Vegetable Compound

Glamorous Carole Lombard
Elizabeth Arden Advertisement featuring actress Carole Lombard

Madam C. J. Walker's Wonderful Hair Grower
A small tin of Madam C. J. Walker's Wonderful Hair Grower, advertised with her likeness on the lid.

National Convention of Madam C. J. Walker's Agents Badge
Badge with a photograph of Madam C. J. Walker and the words: "National Convention of Madam C. J. Walker's Agents"

Lydia Pinkham products
An image of products from the Lydia Pinkham Medicine Company.

3 Steps to Beauty Newspaper Article
Newspaper article from The Daily News, February 12, 1930. The article describes Rubinstein's skincare products and the order in which they should be used.

In New York, The Daily Times 1931 Newspaper Article
A 1931 The Daily Times newspaper article that describes an individual reluctance to enter into Elizabeth Arden's beauty shop.

All Women can be Young at Forty
A newspaper article saying that a representative for Helena Rubinstein will be at R. E. Powell & Co. to do a demonstration.
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