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How To Sew A Vintage Powder Puff

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Edwardian ladies and 1920s flappers applied face powder with a powder puff. ‘Take up but a small quantity of powder on the puff, and pass lightly over the face.’ (Household Companion: Book Of Etiquette, 1909)

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The powder puff was part of fashionable dressing table sets. The dressing-table ‘must be supplied with all needful accessories–brushes and combs, perfumes, creams and lotions, powder-boxes, powder-puffs, manicure set, etc.’ (Household Companion: Book Of Etiquette, 1909)

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A powder puff is a quick and easy sewing project even for a sewing beginner. You don’t even need a sewing machine! This vintage powder puff is inspired by antique powder puffs from the Edwardian era and the 1920s. Continue reading How To Sew A Vintage Powder Puff

How To Make Rice Flour – For Cooking Or Makeup

How To Make Rice Flour - For Cooking Or Makeup

I made my own rice flour for an Edwardian face powder recipe. But this rice flour can also be used for cooking and baking. It takes some time to make rice flour at home, but it’s softer than store-bought rice flour. Continue reading How To Make Rice Flour – For Cooking Or Makeup

Face Powder And Make-up – Victorian And Edwardian Beauty Routine And Recipes

Face Powder And Make-up - Victorian And Edwardian Beauty Routine And Recipes

In this part of my ‘Victorian And Edwardian Beauty Routine And Recipes’ series, makeup is the topic. I’ve compiled makeup tips from the Victorian era till the 1920s, as well as different Victorian and Edwardian face powder recipes. Continue reading Face Powder And Make-up – Victorian And Edwardian Beauty Routine And Recipes

Facial Cleanser And Toner – Victorian And Edwardian Beauty Routine And Recipes

Facial Cleanser And Toner – Victorian And Edwardian Beauty Routine And Recipes

The face should be washed just once a day with water, preferably in the evening before going to bed. To clean the face: Smear cold cream on the face, wash off the cream with Castile soap, then dip a piece of soft cloth in hot water and hold it to the face (If the water is hard, it should be mixed with a water softener.). Continue reading Facial Cleanser And Toner – Victorian And Edwardian Beauty Routine And Recipes

Hands And Nails – Victorian And Edwardian Beauty Routine And Recipes

Hands And Nails - Victorian And Edwardian Beauty Routine And Recipes

Beautiful hands and nails were as important in the Victorian and Edwardian era as today. In the 1900s, tips were published how to keep the hands well-groomed even if a woman has to do the housework. Continue reading Hands And Nails – Victorian And Edwardian Beauty Routine And Recipes