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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.

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Maybelline cake mascara, 1917.

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Park & Tilford from the 1910s.

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

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Rimmel, year unkown.

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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."