The Best Old Hollywood Beauty Hacks

It's easy to assume that the beauty world has never been so innovative as it is now—and in many ways, it's truebut did you know that Grace Kelly was contouring her cheekbones long before Kim Kardashian ever did? Or that screen siren Marlene Dietrich debuted one of the earliest versions of nail art in order to make her manicure last longer? Some of the greatest starlets in history had plenty of tricks up their sleeves to maintain their iconic looksand now, we're diving deep into their choice secrets.

From Marilyn Monroe's eye-opening eyeliner method to the surprising key to Elizabeth Taylor's impossibly smooth skin, welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Old Hollywood beauty. Keep scrolling to see which hacks deserve to stand the test of time.