Before There Was Resting Bitch Face

1933 Coca-Cola magazine ad
1933 Coca-Cola magazine ad

You can wear whatever you like, ok?

Just not with a Pepsi, ok?

Fun facts:

Before 1955, Coca-Cola was only sold at soda fountains or in 6.5 ounce bottles. Tres dainty.

The oldest known masks are around 9,000 years old.

Have you ever seen a kola nut?

“It is better to look good than to feel good.” – Fernando Lamas (the real one and the one played by Billy Crystal on SNL)

The ad copy:

Don’t wear a tired thirsty face


You look the way you feel • Refresh yourself with an ice-cold Coca-Cola, and bounce to a happy norma. • An ice-cold Coca-Cola is more than just a drink. It’s a very particular kind of drink—combining those pleasant, wholesome substances which foremost scientists say do most in restoring you to your normal self. Really delicious, it invites a pause, a pause that will refresh you.

Refresh yourself
Bounce back to normal

Coca-Cola Co., Atlanda, GA.

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