Also known as: née Chaja Rubinstein, Madame Helena Rubinstein, Princess Gourielli
Born: 25 December 1872
Died: 1 April 1965Additional Information:
Head of global cosmetics empire. Rags to riches story - born in Poland and migrated to Australia. Became waitress in Melbourne before experimenting with sheep wool oil as base for cosmetics.
Brayfield, Celia. (2003, 28-29 June). Lipsticks at dawn. The Weekend Australian Magazine, 36-37.
Image - Helena Rubinstein by Paul César Helleu
Head of Helena Rubinstein with egret feathers *Etching *70.8 x 53.6 cm *executed circa 1908 *signed l.r.: Helleu; 28 September 2011; Helena_Rubinstein_by_Paul_César_Helleu_(1859-1927).jpg
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