Vintage beauty & fashion

Miss Lina Cavalieri circus
Women: How to gain weight (1918)

Hot chocolate. Roast beef. Bread with butter. Naps. No, this isn’t the ideal vacation, but tips on how to gain weight from a famous actress of long ago.

The secret of a beautiful neck (1918)
The secret of a beautiful neck (1918)

In her heart of hearts, any woman would rather have a beautiful neck than anything else in the world except, perhaps, a beautiful face, said soprano and actress Lina Cavalieri.

1919 Lip beauty
Beauty fad: Rose petal lips (1915)

The petals of a red, red rose are first cut into the shape of a Cupid’s bow. With the aid of a lipstick, the rose petal lips are applied to the real lips.

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