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The Powder and The Glory

When Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein started their businesses 100 years ago, makeup was worn mostly by prostitutes and performers, and businesses were run mostly by men. In a legendary 50-year rivalry, these two women changed that and transformed us. This program is based on the book War Paint: Madame Helena Rubinstein & Miss Elizabeth Arden — Their Lives, Their Times, Their Rivalry by Lindy Woodhead. Jane Alexander narrates.