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…and best of all, I feel swell

Just Madeleine here with a friendly reminder that standards of beauty are not fixed, nor are they innate.

Via Sociological Images, ads from 1940-1960 advertising weight gain supplements – because if you want to be popular you can’t afford to be skinny!


Being too skinny used to be a big problem, especially when movie stars of the day included curvaceous beauties like Racquel Welch and Marilyn Monroe.


Clearly I am NOT a glamour girl. I might have to try some Kelp-A-Malt or NUMAL today!