Carol Price Retzer
They didn't have the type of make up like we've had for over fifty years. The "women of the night" improvised with whatever they had on hand resulting in a clownish, hard look. It took many years for the average woman to resort to wearing make up as many looked down on a made up face. "She looks like a hussy!" is what the other women would say.
Kaye Rush Scarbrough
Her smile tells it all - a sweet spirit. Imagine 100 years from now and people look at pictures of us in an outfit or something we think we look so good in and they'll be wondering "what the heck were they thinking? That's hidious."
Mary Ellen Grayberg
The actually did have makeup but it was frowned upon and was thought to be mostly worn by street walkers and actresses, however, many of the shops had a back door which the average lady could come through to buy her makeup without being seen by the public....interesting. I imagine it was a little rouge and lip color. I have done research on it as that is of great interest to me but, I need to do more.
Have we ever thought what they would say if they were around to see what is worn or not worn on Wedding Days, School Days, Opera, On the street, .....I bet the women of her time would be shocked! L0L
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