For nearly a century, "Maybelline" has been synonymous with "eye cosmetics"-- But little is known about how a tiny company offering a single product by mail order managed to grow into an international institution.
|Chet and Mabel (Willliams) Hewes, and Ches and Eva (Williams) Haines, Hollywood, 1938.|
|Tom Lyle Williams with Mabel, Chet, Ches and Eva at The Villa Valentino - Hollywood, 1938.|
|Catalina California 1938 - left to right, My father Bill, great uncleTom Lyle, my Grandmother Evelyn and my auntie Eva, auntie Mabel and uncle Chet.|
Read more about the founding of The Maybelline Company from 1915 to 1968 and beyond in The Maybelline Story and the Spirited Family Dynasty Behind It. Buy a signed copy from Sharrie Williams
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