Posts tagged "vintage ads"
Pioneering model Helen Williams, hands down, the most photographed Black model of the 1950s and 1960s, in a 1960s Kodak advertisement.
A 1970 “Black is Beautiful” ad by Nadinola skin cream, clearly atoning for decades of ads promising “brighter, lighter” skin.
Naomi Sims in her classic 1970 Houbigant advertisement.
A 1970 Posner Bergamot advertisement.
A 1964 advertisement for Posner Ebonaire hair care products.
Model Helen Williams in a 1960 advertisement for Modess sanitary napkins.
Mease Booker, a popular model and beauty queen, in a 1959 Crown Royal advertisement.
Ola Hudson, a costume designer for music legends like David Bowie, John Lennon and Diana Ross. She was better known in later years as Slash’s mom.
Ultra Sheen ad, 1970s. #naturalhair
Afro Sheen ad, 1970s. #naturalhair