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date: 01 March 2021

Rubinstein, Helenalocked

(25 December 1870–01 April 1965)
  • Sara Alpern

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Rubinstein, Helena (25 December 1870–01 April 1965), cosmetics entrepreneur, was born in Cracow, Poland, the daughter of Horace Rubinstein, a food broker, and Augusta Silberfield. Helena and her sisters were taught the value and import of beauty by their mother. The daughters used jars of cream concocted by a chemist for their mother’s friend, the actress ...

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