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This Photo of Marilyn Monroe’s Makeup Stash Is the OPPOSITE of What You’d Expect from a Hollywood Legend, Except for One Item


You’d expect a movie star to have a makeup drawer that’s FILLED with all sorts of luxe products, from expensive creams to luscious lipsticks. But it’s as if Marie Kondo went back in time and organized Marilyn Monroe’s drawer in her famous minimalist way, judging by this photograph of the contents.

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And these things really did belong to the fabulous MM–they were sold in an auction of her belongings in 2005. Stashed away in her drawer were the following: box of earplugs, a matchbook from a New York City nightclub, an eyelash curler, a set of false eyelashes plus the box, a hair comb, a pack of bobby pins, pale purple eye shadow, a lip brush worthy of a Hollywood legend, and a braided hair extension.

Except for those eyelashes, her beauty items aren’t THAT unusual! And speaking of everyday looks, click through these photos of 1950s celebrities with their very relatable beauty flaws!


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