The future of cosmetics as seen from 1924 seems a tad aggressive. Tired of dyeing your hair? Tattoo you head. A bit bow-legged? Try aluminium braces for size. Proboscis not to your liking? Bring on the nose screws.
Vanity, vanity. All is vanity.
1. An electric manicuring device which will shape the nails, remove the cuticle, give a dull or bright finish, all by means of a mechanical arrangement. The shaping of the nails is done by means of rotating rollers. A rotating buffer, to which is applied a polishing compound, gives a finish.
2. This is.. ah-hum... a bow-leg straightener, which consists of a stiff aluminium frame adjustable to the shape of the calf and lower leg, but yet held rigidly straight.
3. An electric eyebrow tweezer which does its work painlessly and permanently is illustrated at No. 3. An electric current kills the root of the hair.
4. Here is a perfume spray, pocket size, which may be used to perfume the breath, etc.
5. The ability of certain electric rays to grow hair is more or less established. his is applied at 5 in an electric eyelash grower.
6. For permanently dyed hair, there will be an electric needle which injects the pigment beneath the scalp, colouring the hair from the roots, obviating all trace of artificiality.
7. The nose shaper is already known in a different form. At 7 a split casing fits rigidly over the nose forcing it into shape by tightening a few screws.