Cream Replaces Silk Stockings (Jan, 1938)

Cream Replaces Silk Stockings
Liquid cream that dries to resemble silk stockings is a new cosmetic said to be a boon to the outdoor girl. When applied to the legs, as shown below, the inventors claim that it is practically impossible to distinguish it from real silk hose.

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  1. Stannous says: April 15, 200710:00 pm

    “it is practically impossible to distinguish it from real silk hose”
    Sort of the way orange-skin is practically impossible to distinguish from a real tan…

  2. [...] to capitalize off of the war) because the January 1938 issue of Popular Science boasted “Cream Replaces Silk Stockings,” a new cosmetic “boon to the outdoor girl,” (who I suppose didn’t want to [...]

  3. [...] to capitalize off of the war) because the January 1938 issue of Popular Science boasted “Cream Replaces Silk Stockings,” a new cosmetic “boon to the outdoor girl,” (who I suppose didn’t want to [...]

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