- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: August 26, 2008
- Originally Released: 2003
- Label: A&E Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Nothing changes faster than American beauty trends, and for centuries women have spent tons of time and money trying to stay in step. BEAUTY IN A JAR examines the history of the clothes and cosmetics cultures, tracking short-lived fads, long-term paradigm shifts, and the constant pressure on customers to conform.
Description by New Video Group:
The history of the American beauty culture and how it's affected women and society. This feature-length documentary examines the changing notions of beauty over the past century: The white complexion and rosy cheeks look, the flappers, the lipstick craze, the natural look, the black-is-beautiful movement, and the glam-rock scene.