Honoring black beauty with 15 of the best vintage ads
May 30, 2017 at 4:19 pm
I absolutely love looking back into the past because I believe that it helps us do two important things:
1. Assess how far we've come in our society
2. Understand a little bit more about our future
The beauty industry has been widely known to be dominated by a particular standard of beauty. However, during the decades of the '60s and '70s, because of successful African-American publications such as Ebony magazine, more beauty brands began using African-American models and celebrities to promote their products.
Here is just a small compilation of those gorgeous beauty advertisements from our history.Photo: Noxema