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.

Make yourself beautiful by thought (1912)
Make yourself beautiful by thought (1912)

Author Hereward Carrington, who earned his PhD six years after this article was published in 1912, was a fairly well-known British investigator of psychic phenomena. The piece below

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.