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1920’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of May Allison

Mary Allison 1923

As a person that loves a bold red lip, I love this 1923 Photoplay cover featuring theater and film actress May Allison. This violet-eyed actress had a long life; she celebrated 98 birthdays. May acted alongside Theda Bara, but her career practically ended when onscreen boyfriend, Harold Lockwood, died during the flu epidemic of 1918. This cover is from 1923. May’s career was dwindling but people still loved her face.  And I can see why.

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