Rita Hayworth has always been known to have had her hair dyed and her hairline raised through electrolysis to make her look less Latin. Bob Schiffer, a famous Hollywood makeup man who worked with Hayworth during most of her career, never said Hayworth was anything less than a glorious beauty, but he gave interviews about how minor adjustments needed to make her look as luscious as she did. “One eye was a little smaller than the other,” said Schiffer about Hayworth, “so I used to take a false eyelash to it, just to even her eyes out.”
#ideals of beauty
I’ve had a Rita Hayworth bio in my Goodreads queue for a while — I think it’s time to move it up.