We live in a time where ads are slapped on just about everything, from the classic billboard to YouTube videos. But not too long ago, beauty was a real luxury and print ads sought to lure ladies to their local drugstore for lipstick, mascara and other products we call essentials today. These vintage ads were totally glamorous, featuring impeccably dressed models with perfectly coiffed hair and came from some of today’s most beloved brands. We’ve gathered 10 retro beauty ads that are completely captivating and very, very amusing to read in 2014.
Adrianna Barrionuevo is a south Florida native with a soft spot for Orange County, California, where she spent her college years. Adrianna comes from Lucky and worked at Too Faced Cosmetics during her OC days. She loves quoting and rewatching episodes of Breaking Bad, collecting Manolo Blahniks and reading celebrity gossip. She’s also in the running to be the #1 Beyonce fan in the office. (She’s winning.)