It would be pretty amazing to go back to the days when 79-cent lipsticks were the norm, but due to inflation, sadly, it's not going to happen. Have you ever seen those birthday cards that feature how much everyday staples — like a loaf of bread or carton of eggs — cost the year you were born? That's the inspiration behind this quiz. Let's see if you can guess how much the following beauty items used to cost back in the day, starting with this retro Maybelline Mascara ad ($10) from the late 1950s.
Can You Guess How Much These Beauty Products Used to Cost?
Maybelline Magic Mascara, 1959