Early Women Entrepreneurs of Health & Beauty

In the late 19th and early 20th century, the health and beauty industry was one of the few enterprises where women could succeed as entrepreneurs. Some of the leaders in this field included Lydia Pinkham, Helena Rubinstein, Elizabeth Arden, and Madame C. J. Walker. These women created and revolutionized the industry and established themselves as independent business and community leaders in an era when women had few opportunities.

In New York, The Daily Times 1931 Newspaper Article

News of New York reached Salisbury through columnist Gilbert Swan. In this column he talks about the success of the beauty industry and in particular, Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein, November 14, 1931, The Daily Times, Salisbury, MD.

Early Women Entrepreneurs of Health & Beauty