Maybelline Eye Makeup Eyes made to appear larger and more interesting, wonderful brilliance; Maybelline Eye Shadow and Eyebrow Pencil. Published in the February, 1930 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
1920s Beauty & Makeup: A Brief History of Cosmetics
The orthochromatic film used in early black and white cinema did a poor job of picking up yellow and red light spectrums. To make up for this deficit, actors had to be coated in highly contrasting colors in order to appear normal.
Maybelline ad - I had no idea that the flappers had mascara! Those that know me know I don't want to be caught dead without mascara - what a relief to know if I had been born during the flapper era, I could still have had my eye makeup!