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9 Photos Of What Mascara Used To Look Like

From the early 1900s to mid-1950s, mascara didn’t come in a tube — it came in a cute little box with a big brush. I can’t imagine how you’d put it on without making a big mess.

1.

Maybelline cake mascara, 1917.

2.

Park & Tilford from the 1910s.

3.

This one’s for sale on Etsy for $17.95.

4.

Rimmel, year unkown.

6.

Maybelline from the 1940s.

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Jean La Salle from the 1940s.

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Maybelline, year unknown.

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Maybelline, 1940s.

“Will not smart the eyes.”

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