See more than two dozen examples of vintage makeup, showing the evolution of blue eyeshadow from the ’50s to the ’80s. As you will see, sometimes it works… and sometimes it really, really doesn’t.
Vintage beauty & fashion
Remember the old Palmolive dish soap ads, featuring Madge the Manicurist (actress Jan Miner), who was always telling women how terrible their hands looked?
Hot ’80s beauty product Aapri was made with crushed apricot seeds in a creamy base that was supposed to scrub off dead skin that could clog pores.
Here’s a look back at the life of Diana, Princess of Wales – including photos of her with young Prince William and Prince Harry!
How to make real retro ’80s hairstyles: Tips for her from 1986! See how to re-create and color 11 different ’80s hairstyles with this step-by-step guide and retro beauty tipsheets from 1986!
Here’s an interview with Wonder Woman actress Lynda Carter from 1980, when she was just about to star in her own CBS special – and just before she started to model for Maybelline makeup.
Vintage Maybelline Kissing Potion, Kissing Slicks & Mini Kissing Stick – different ’80s lip glosses in mouthwatering flavors like strawberry and cherry.
What were the hottest shoes for men from the 1983 JC Penney catalog? Guys were swapping traditional shoes for either running shoes or casual shoes with the lightweight and cushiony comfort of a running shoe.
Prom gowns are going romantic! Full-length pink taffeta-confections – like those from Gunne Sax — are the hottest-selling dream creation as high school prom season nears. Take a look back!
Apple Computer was once known for their apple-shaped, multi-colored rainbow logo. In keeping with that style, you could buy all kinds of Apple-branded merchandise — from gym bags to running shorts, and thermoses to picnic baskets. Take a look!
Start 1982 with a to-the-minute layer hairstyles like the ones shown here for short, medium, and long hair – plus four new makeup looks!
Opulent enough even for fashionable Linda Gray – Dallas’ superspender Sue Ellen Ewing – she models these high-style silk dresses were stylish in the eighties.
In the ’80s, popular Dynasty actress Linda Evans made a series of ads promoting Clairol Ultress hair color – take a look back here!
Choose the style that suits your hair type — we’ll tell you how to make it work for you!
In the 1980s, Hart to Hart actress Stefanie Powers used her beauty power for the Cover Girl cosmetics brand’s MoistureWear line of makeup and lipstick. See her here!
Winning new look When Kim Seelbrede, Miss USA 1981, asked us to give her a glamorous new look that would be easy to manage, versatile
No-sew wrap-and-go fashion From a beach cover-up to a party dress, the perennial “pareo” does it all, with just two yards of fabric or a
Great cut that won’t quit! Perfect for Judy Baer, an exercise instructor — or anyone who’s active. It holds its own all day, converts in