Tuesday January 3 2012.


Having turned 30 a couple of months back I have found myself a little obsessed with all things 1930’s, Santa even brought me a collection of vintage 1930’s Champagne coupe glasses.  This was the decade of the femme fatale –  Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Mae West, Joan Crawford with the advent of the talkies these beautiful women with unmistakable voices took to the silver screen with gusto.  

1930s beauty lessons

So Bijou brides what is the secret to their beauty?  Watch the original footage from 1937 below, featuring American actress Constance Bennett’s (who incidentally shares my birthday!) guide to being picture perfect everyday.  Here are some popular 1930s beauty lessons.