23 August 2021


Cosmetics from the past, Cosmetics from the 90s photo, Vintage cosmetics

In the distant 2000s, two segments flourished: mass market and … network cosmetics. This influenced my choice of the first blush, eyeshadow, cream …

Powder is the only one that has not changed for many years and here’s why: it was suitable in all respects.

It was – compact powder Max Factor Facefinity Compact Foundation

I bought foundations, but immediately stopped using them. I was haunted by the feeling that my skin was suffocating.

Cosmetics from the past, Cosmetics from the 90s photo, Vintage cosmetics

I found the blush in an exotic Polish brand at that time – Manhattan Powder Rouge Tender Touch. The touch of a brush to something distant and unknown excited my imagination to the point – I am a bohin …

Cosmetics from the past, Cosmetics from the 90s photo, Vintage cosmetics

For a long time Avon shadows lay in the cosmetic bag and reminded of teenage daytime makeup.

On Friday, Dad brought a catalog from work with the words: daughter, our employee is a distributor of some kind of cosmetics, if you want to choose something, and on Monday I will return it back.

All weekend I was poring over the catalog and leaving bookmarks with pieces of paper: shadows of such and such a number, one piece. And already the next Friday I received the long-awaited bag of cosmetics.

Purchases were made once a month, when the shadows had time to end, and did not lie dead.

Cosmetics from the past, Cosmetics from the 90s photo, Vintage cosmetics

L’OREAL Glam Shine lip gloss has been bought a certain number of times. It ends first after powder. Sponzhik collected the last from the bottom. So I was able to try all the shades in no time. True, the difference in them was minimal, although then it seemed cardinal).

Cosmetics from the past, Cosmetics from the 90s photo, Vintage cosmetics

Eyebrow pencil – pain of the 2000s.

All brands were tried, that the only one was never found. Not a single “taupe” color was recorded in the early 2000s. All went into a pure red color and did not leave chances for fair-haired teenagers like me.

Cosmetics from the past, Cosmetics from the 90s photo, Vintage cosmetics

Mascara Maybelline Great Lash Big Mascara for 20 years on sale! Her classic brush, which does not in any way affect the volume and length of eyelashes, was the favorite mascara of the 2000s. Then the price and quality suited absolutely everyone.

Cosmetics from the past, Cosmetics from the 90s photo, Vintage cosmetics

Facial care consisted of Mia brand products.

When she disappeared from the shelves, I fell into a deep, caring depression.

Nothing else suited my skin and didn’t meet the requirements of a teenage wallet.

Cosmetics from the past, Cosmetics from the 90s photo, Vintage cosmetics

And the most interesting thing, you know what? I used a minimum of makeup and felt like a rich woman who has everything.

Now this state cannot be returned, like those years when limited funds caused such strong emotions …

Your turn to announce the list of the first powder, eyeshadow, blush … What is it – cosmetics from the past?