In the nineteenth century, no advice on how to achieve a flawless complexion would be complete without mentioning the skin’s pores.
As the name suggests, the primary function of a circulation cream was to stimulate sluggish, sallow skin by improving its blood circulation.
In 1870, Aurelius Stone Hinds went into business for himself and a few years later he developed Hinds’ Honey and Almond Cream.
Cake mascara suffered from a number of drawbacks leading some women to use either liquid or cream mascara instead. Then along came the Mascara-Matic.
These machines, which were mainly used in facial treatments, are known by a variety of names including vapourisers, atomisers, steamers and pulverisers.
In 1911, Northam Warren started a sideline to his new brokerage business, a liquid cuticle remover he called Cutex.
Although liquid powders enjoyed some popularity in Victorian and Edwardian times, it was not until after WWII that their full potential was developed.
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