Lydia E Pinkham's contribution
- In 1879, sold a medicine called Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound that she had invented herself.
- Advertised the product claiming that this medicine could cure many different diseases and problems faced by the women.
- Took interest not only in her business but also in social services.
- Also support women's rights, temperance, and economic reform.
- Focused on the welfare of the women.
- Encouraged women to consult female doctors.
- Advised women on diet, exercise, health and her own medicine.
- Printed a report and gave it to women with the medicine to help them correct physical problems, infertility, nervousness, hysteria and marital conflict.
- Earned a lot of name and fame.
- Inspired the women to develop their feminine role in the society.
- Became something of a folk heroine
Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden
- Ran their business selling cosmetic goods.
- Attracted the attention of the people by their marriages to European aristocrats.
- Competed each other.
- In 1909, Arden, her first line of '
- Arden, not only skin care and cosmetics, but finally added hairstyle, ready-made, and custom clothes, advise on nutrition and exercise.
- Prepared a healthy food, additive-free bread
- First used it for her son who was suffering from asthma.
- Thus, helped to supplement her husband's income.
- Ran a resort in New York, which was widely known for food and entertainment.
- Her hotel began serving 150,000 guests a year
- Managed to become a Jewish grandmother.