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Beauty Tips & Tricks from the Old Days Compared to Today

Bring on the Oil

Pond’s Cold Cream was a bestseller for decades, along with baby oil and other oil-based products. Baby oil and Pond’s were both used take off make-up. To prep skin for tanning baby oil was a favorite. Unlike the bevy of oil-free products we have today, oil was seen as “skin food” back then and was even an ingredient in makeup foundations.

Internet Archive

Imagine a lanolin-oil-based foundation being sold today! Via/ Internet Archive

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