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The World’s Creamiest Lipstick

Written by Christopher • June 15th, 2009
The World’s Creamiest Lipstick

For all you ladies out there, here are a few scans of retro Revlon advertisements for lipstick and makeup. Revlon was started back in 1932 and are most famous for their Dorian Leigh and Suzy Parker advertisements in the 1950s. ”

Not a prissy pink… not a sissy pink” and “Fire and ice” are two of many memorable ads.

Source Flickr    Thanks Fhardyfan

Christopher

Christopher founded Ultra Swank in 2005. Has a crush on mid-century graphic design, defunct airlines, Disneyland and the Century 21 Exposition. Is a collector of easy listening music from the 60s and 70s and a Swedish expat living in Barcelona, Spain.

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  • fhardyfan

    My favorite ad is the pink one.

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