Bourjois Java Powder

So, here’s Bourjois’ first ever best-seller – even before baked powders were born. This is the original ad (a copy of) for Java Face Powder which sold 2,500,000 units nationwide – that’s in 1914! Java is what put Bourjois on the beauty map from its conception in 1879. It came in four shades originally, and ended up with eleven.

Bourjois Java Powder
Bourjois Java Powder

It’s obviously had a revamp in texture and ingredients for its return in September (nationwide, but on pre-sale at Selfridges from July) for £9.99. Now, the original rice powder is a fine, oil munching, feather-light powder to set your make-up.

 

 

 

 

 

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