By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi |

Printed: Could 12, 2020 8:50:02 pm

Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe within the movie The Prince and the Showgirl. (Supply: Milton H Greene/Wikimedia Commons)

New York Metropolis’s Make-up Museum just lately unearthed an artefact revealing Hollywood sensation Marilyn Monroe’s eating regimen and wonder regime.

The artefact, displayed as a part of the “Pink Jungle: 1950s Make-up in America” exhibit on the Make-up Museum, is dated March 17, 1959 and addressed to the actor from dermatologist Erno Laszlo of the eponymous magnificence firm. Within the doc, Laszlo prescribes an in depth skincare routine for each step of the way in which.

Marilyn Monroe’s magnificence regime

As per the doc, Monroe was required to scrub her face and neck in heat water and phelityl cleaning bar earlier than making use of an oil-free formulation — for controlling floor oil and minimising pores — and instantly blotting it off. Beneath her eyes, she was to use a pores and skin energiser “in tiny dots, spreading it gently over the floor”, after which blot it off. Within the last section, she was to use a free face powder made by the corporate to seal in moisture and supply matte end, after which brush it off after one minute.

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Within the night, she was to repeat the morning routine adopted by a separate routine “earlier than retiring”.

Patricia Schuffenhauer, Erno Laszlo’s chief historian and branding officer stated in an Instagram video, “He (Erno) personalised each prescription for all of his purchasers, and Marilyn Monroe was on the drier facet, so you’ll be able to see as we stroll by way of the prescription that the entire merchandise have been to assist hydrate her pores and skin. Right here’s a glimpse of the prescription:

A number of the firm’s merchandise Monroe was prescribed can be found even right this moment. Monroe can also be identified to have handled her pores and skin with loads of Vaseline and lengthy baths.

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“Marilyn informed me, ‘I rub my complete physique down with Vaseline after which get right into a three-hour sizzling tub each morning. It offers my pores and skin a shiny glow.’ So I attempted that. I virtually drowned,” actor Renee Taylor had earlier stated at an occasion celebrating 50 years of the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Movie Institute, reported New York Put up.

Marilyn Monroe’s eating regimen

As per the regime, Monroe was to not eat any form of nuts, chocolate, olives, oysters or clams or meals excessive in salt. Extra salt not simply results in issues like hypertension or bloating, it additionally dehydrates the pores and skin, making it patchy. It might additional trigger the pores and skin to swell up by retaining water, leading to puffy eyes.

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