Her makeup case, sold by Christie's in 1999 for $266,500 contained: 3 Max Factor lipsticks Two Elizabeth Arden cream eyeshadows (Autumn Smoke and Pearly Blue) Two Elizabeth Arden Eye Stopper eyeliners, one brown and one black One Leichner of London eyeshadow Two bottles of Revlon nail polish (Cherries a la Mode and Hot Coral) Glorene… Continue reading Marilyn Monroe’s Make-Up Case
The content of Marilyn Monroe's make-up drawer is displayed at the Max Factor Museum in Hollywood. One card says: "Fearing blemishes, Marilyn washed her face fifteen times a day, frequently used Nivea moisturizer and thought her right side of her face was 'her' best side".
When Pola (Marilyn Monroe), Loco (Betty Grable) and Schatze (Lauren Bacall) go to a restaurant with their dates, they all meet in the powder room to share their impressions. Two Lanvin Arpège perfume bottles can be seen on a dressing table. Pola even puts on some perfume before leaving. Later in the film, another boule… Continue reading How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)