Hoboken, New Jersey, August 17, 1906.
New York's Barnard College 1929
Graduate Courses evenings at Columbia
1942 organic chemist
fuels for airplanes during world War II.
1945 -1950 Socony Vacuum Oil company
1935 assistant at dermatological laboratory
at the College of Physicians and Surgeons
Working at Cannon inspired own experiments.
Oil and Maxton oil
Molded, smoothed and glossed
1949 ready to launch
quot;guaranteed not to come off on
cigarette butts, glasses, or him.quot;
Dark red, not passionate pink
News paper ads
1950 established Hazel Bishop Inc.
Manufacture “Lasting Lipstick”
1953 $10 million a year
Hazel Bishop Laboratories
Leather Lav, personal care, solid-stick
Didn’t like messing lipstick
Better for women
smudge-proof, long-lasting lipstick
that wouldn't come off on
coffee cups, shirtsleeves
Wall Street brokerage
Evans and Company
1978 enter academics
role of Revlon Chair
December 5, 1998
What women hasn’t used lipstick? Think
about what it would be like if you always
had to problem of your lipstick getting all
over. Thanks to Hazel Bishop we never had
to go through that messing lipstick.