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Beauty Is Skin Deep
By w. E. Hltj. ''"pvrlKhl 1922, Critrn-o Trlhun "The mellow type of beauty that comes with middle age." (says Mrs. Fred k Gridley-Jones in her little talk "Is Beauty Skin Deep?" before the Tuesday After? noon Club) "depends on adapting one's clothes to one's per sonality." Mrs. Grid ley-Jones's entire cos? tume has been thought out carefully and adapted to her type even to the hat, which has style and dignity without look ing fast. The permanent wave. Wher lovely woman wants to be thought even lovelier she investa in a permanent wave. Unless, of course, she is a chocolate brown beauty and already has one. In that case she sinks her money in the opposite direetion and beeomes permanent ly unwaved. -.-"V-"- ?*?*,. Once in a blue moon the men have their innings, even in this dun colored world. Believe it or not, the average man is just as anxious to look beautiful as anybody else. He hasn't a chance, however, un less someone gets up a fancy dress bail. And then doesn't he cut loose. Uft ? The Barber Shop Massage. Any lady who imagines that her sex has a monopoly on beauty parlor stuff had better look in on the tired business man when the barber is making him a few years younger with mas? sage cream, trick mud, vibrators and hot towels. w:&m "Hats make the wom? an," so they say. Well, maybe, but it's our own idea that a woman has to be pretty beautiful fo get away with some of the hats one sees. Left?It's fine to talk about beauty being only skin deep, and all that, and murmur ing "Handsome is as handsome does" when an ugly duckling goes by, but it isn't a darn bit of use to the duck? ling. For instance, what are you going to do with a homely man who has all the inner feelings of an Apollo and an Adonis in one?to say noth ingof Cupid.too. And if he isn't perfectly irresistible t o the ladies, it's not thc fauit of the cosmic urge. Loves to play "creep mouse" with beautiful ladies in dark corners where they can't get away when he starts in looking a r c h and doing the same things .with his eyebrows that Wallace Reid does. The Gilded Lily. If beauty is on'y ?km deep, then Lilyan is going to makf sure of an extra layer - with p o w d e r and rouge to work with. "Painting the Lily" is how Lilyan'< m<-an girl friends put it - 1 he cats! A beauty of 1895, or thereabouts, showing pretty conchiaively that beauty was just about as skin deep twenty-five years ago ?* ?t i? to-day. And doubtless the 1895 girls went around looking beautiful and saying "? don't see how the styles can ever be any prettier than they are to-day.