Katharine Hepburn’s Beauty Tips, 1933

From the Gloucester Citizen, June 26th 1933, comes this little piece – “Beauty Tips by Katherine Hepburn (The Film Star)”. (Spelt wrong)

Gloucester Citizen, 1933

Gloucester Citizen, 1933

“Make a point of going to bed at least once at week at 9.30 or before…” – oh, I so need to start doing that.

In fact, it all sounds good to me. Sensible stuff. And anyway, who am I to argue with the mega-cool original Hep-Kat? (Is that already a nickname for her? It should be.)

This is one look she had in 1933. Dressed as a moth for the film Christopher Strong. I’ve never seen the film, but now I feel I need to see this costume in some kind of context.

Katharine Hepburn in Christopher Strong, 1933

Katharine Hepburn in Christopher Strong, 1933

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