Museum Artifact: Overton’s High Brown Face Powder, 1944
Made By: The Overton-Hygienic Manufacturing Company, 3621 S. State Street, Chicago, IL
“High-Brown Face Powder clings so closely and matches the skin so perfectly that no one ever suspects the powder is there. The quality is rare, the perfume rich and fragrant. . . . Every known facility and method for the manufacture of face powder are employed so as to yield the famous High Brown quality demanded by the ‘lady who knows.’” —Overton Hygienic MFG Co.