Monday 23 December 2013

Make-up advent


Max Factors contribution to cosmetics in 1954 was a flesh coloured make-up stick called ERACE.  It was used to hide dark circles and discolorations.  Max factor was a polish immigrant wig maker, he started in Hollywood beautifying film stars. He began compounding new powders and greasepaints in more becoming colours.  When the stars started weaaing his make-up off screen as well as on, he was in the beauty business for good.  One of his greatest successes was the pan cake foundation.

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