Compacts and Cosmetics

Beauty from Victorian Times to the Present Day
Author(s): Madeleine Marsh
Original Publish Date: Nov 09, 2009
Product Number: EB00755312
Released: Mar 08, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781783408634
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books
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A delightfully illustrated history of makeup and the beauty business. Cosmetics go all the way back to ancient times. In this book, an expert in vintage accessories tells the story of beauty products from the nineteenth century to the present, revealing how both makeup and the women who wear it have changed. Madeleine Marsh also delves into the subject of compacts, which have been a symbol of love for generations and are often beautiful works of art in themselves, worthy of collecting. And in addition to fascinating historical facts and gorgeous illustrations, she shares tips on what to buy and where, what to spot when buying, and how to make the most of your compacts, vintage cosmetics, or beauty accessories.

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