Hair and Beauty Adverts from the 1940s

Hair and beauty adverts from the 1940s, showing the fashionable colours of the decade, as well as hairstyles, clothing and accessories. Max Factor was the big name of the 1940s, with its hugely successful products Pan-Cake and Pan-Stik (released to the public in 1948). Film stars often lent their face and name to advertisements, where Read More …

Hair and Beauty Adverts from the 1950s

The advertising industry now had more power than ever before. More people were buying a television for the home and TV advertising had a meteoric rise as, one by one, the commercial channels launched throughout the decade. Print advertising didn’t suffer either, with magazines galore aimed at different consumer groups, all targeted accordingly by the Read More …