Women's Grooming Ads

These are just a small portion of the ads that we have for sale. Non of these are reproductions, all are original. They are placed in a plastic bag with a cardboard backboard for protection. Please e-mail us with your specific interests.


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Du Pont
Full color 9" x 12" ad for their Amber Pyrlin sets of Brush, Comb and Mirror. The text considers these to be one of the best gifts you could give a woman on her briday day and mentions that they were also available as Ivory Pyrlin. It mentions they were available in two styles with the LaBelle style shown in the picture.
June 1921
Vanity Fair
1
$10.00
View Ladies Grooming 8

Jewelite
Full color 10" x 13 1/2" ad for their Roll-Wave Brush and Comb Set. There is a picture of an attractive lady sitting peacefully as her hair is brushed from behind by a hand holding a Jewelite Roll-Wave brush. The headline calls it the "Aristocrat among brushes" and the text tries to explain why. We find that it is a "product of America's most skilled brush craftsmen" and has bristles of "long, resilient Prolon". It mentions that there are many brushes, combs and complete dresser sets to choose from and has a smaller picture that shows a Jewelite Roll-Wave brush and comb set, still in the box.
November 4, 1946
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Grooming Ladies 4

Jewelite
Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their Brushes, Combs and Complete Dresser Sets. The headline states that "Lucky the Girl whose Easter Gift is Jewelite by Pro-Phy-Lac-Tic" over a picture of a young lady who is hugging a young man as she holds up the Dresser Set that he has just given her. Pictured in the ad are several of their combs and their new brush called the Invigorator. There is a general description of this brush and what makes it different.
March 10, 1947
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Grooming 5

Jewelite
Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for some of their items that would make "A Jewel of a Gift for Christmas". The ad has a drawing of a lady reaching up on her Christmas tree to retrieve one of their Roll-Weave Brush and Comb Sets. The caption gives information on this item along with a price of $5.00 and mentions the Junior Roll-Weave Brush and Comb Set. The ad also displays the Professional-style Brush, Comb and double-faced Mirror for $10.00, the Jewelite Military Brushes for $7.50 (a Single Brush with a Comb for $3.75) and a Swirltwist Brush and Comb Set for $3.50.
December 12, 1949
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Grooming 6

Jewelite
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad has a drawing that shows off four sets for ladies, one for baby and one for men. The ad also gives descriptions and prices and has a drawing of a lady looking in a booklet and saying "I'm dreaming up a Jewelite Christmas!" This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
December 11, 1950
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Grooming 2

Lady Schick
Full color 10" x 13" ad for their All-New Electric Shavers. The ad has a picture of a lady whose skirt is just visible at the top of the picture, walking with her little dog and displaying her attractive leg. Shown in the ad are the Allegro models and the Futura models and it mentions that the Futura is available in lovely Frost White, Flame Red, Bluch Rose and Turquoise. The text talks about how the current style of short skirts brings about the need for women to be able to keep their legs safely shaved as often as needed. It talks about some of the features that make the Lady Schick worth considering.
November 10, 1958
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Ladies Grooming 1

Norelco
Full color 9 3/4" x 12 1/2" ad for their family of Electric Shavers. The ad has a drawing of a couple of Snow People holding nine different shavers and gives descriptions of each model. The ad headline reminds us that "Christmas is a time for closeness. And closeness is what Norelco is all about." This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
November 15, 1972
Life magazine
1
$7.00
View Ladies Grooming 3

Zip
Black and white 4" x 5 1/2" ad for this product that is claimed to be better for removing hair from the places a woman wants to remove it. There is a picture of a woman in a sleeveless shirt lifting her arms to reveal how clear and free of hair her armpits are. The headline says "ZIP It's off because it's out". The text explains how this priduct works better than shaving or using depilatories and talks about the three types of Superfluous hair.
August 1, 1922
Vogue
1
$9.00
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