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08/08/08: Retro Advertising from Elizabeth Arden

By Beaut.ie | August 8 2008 | 10 Comments

Ah, why don’t they make ads like this anymore, eh? Funny, narrative and faintly silly, it whoops the ass off the airbrushed beauty spots we’re all used to flicking past in glossy mags. All hail old-fashioned promos – here’s one extolling the virtues of Eight Hour Cream in the race to impress the soon-to-be mother in law (and if this doesn’t deserve a spot in our ‘how to’ category, why I don’t know what does!)

eight hour cream ad

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10 Replies to "08/08/08: Retro Advertising from Elizabeth Arden"

  • ha ha oh my good look at the price of the stuff!!

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  • much better than photoshopped to death models!

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  • wow I love the retro-ness of this!!! beats airbrushed models for effectiveness hands down for me!!

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  • I love that they recommend no less than 4 products in one ad hehe!

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  • I love it! Sooo cute!

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  • Aw it’s just so loverly!!

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  • sounds a bit like a situation all of us have been in in some way or another. i like the humour of the add!

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  • Aaah!
    I love those old ads!

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  • Ah how fab! Wish the prices were still like that, too!

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  • does anyone know what year this advert is from?

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