Makeup Colours of the 1940s
A selection of makeup colour charts and excerpts from adverts of the 1940s to show the colours worn during this era.
Brands used patriotism to promote their bright red makeup products.
Palmolive’s guide to makeup application and colour advice.
A couple of colour charts and guidance as to what colours to choose from Helena Rubinstein.
Avon nail polish colour chart.
Nail colours from the 1948 Avon catalogue.