Silver-Tone Shampoo

Silver-Tone Shampoo

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The Color-Tone Shampoo line was produced by the Helena Rubinstein Company from about 1950 to 1970. These products were not dyes, but were made from a "special formula" advertised as safe for children. They came in five different tones: Blonde, Silver, Gold, Brunette, and Redhead.
Silver-tone shampoo was marketed to eliminate yellowing and brassiness for gray or white hair. This bottle is dated around 1952 to 1957.
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Object Name
hair care product
date made
Helena Rubinstein
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
glass (container material)
plastic (container material)
paper (container material)
overall: 4 3/8 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 11.1125 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Sidney Glaser
Hair Care Products
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Hair Care Products
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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