Buzz·Posted on Aug 16, 20129 Photos Of What Mascara Used To Look LikeFrom 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.by Hillary ReinsbergBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. media-cache-lt0.pinterest.com Maybelline cake mascara, 1917. 2. blogger.com Park & Tilford from the 1910s. 3. etsy.com This one's for sale on Etsy for $17.95. 4. etsy.com Rimmel, year unkown. 5. fuzzylizzie.com 6. baltimoreshoeseum.com Maybelline from the 1940s. 7. image0-rubylane.s3.amazonaws.com Jean La Salle from the 1940s. 8. images.craigslist.org Maybelline, year unknown. 9. kookykitsch.com Maybelline, 1940s."Will not smart the eyes."