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An image from "All American Ads of the 40's." [Courtesy Photo]

New Book Looks Back at 1940’s Ads

New Book Looks Back at Ads Courtesy Photo The Forties are a fascinating era for many reasons, and that’s illustrated by a new book from Taschen, All-American Ads,” edited by Jim Heimann.


40's Vintage Colonial Dames Campus Make-up Ad 1945

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1943 Maybelline ad for eye makeup. WWII "look" with pin curled hair, bright shiny red lip, perfectly sculpted brows + defined above upper eyelashes extending out from eye in soft cat-eye.

maybelline gets inspired by louise brooks' expressive eyes

In 1915 T. Williams, the founder of Maybelline named the company after his sister Maybel who inspired him to create make up products.