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Helena Rubinstein

  • I can't help from making money, that is all.

    • Helena Rubinstein,
    • in The New York Journal-American ()
  • It doesn't matter how shaky a woman's hand is. She can still apply makeup.

    • Helena Rubinstein,
    • in Time ()
  • I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm beyond ninety. Then it is better that she be candid with herself and with the world.

  • ... work has indeed been my best beauty treatment. I believe in hard work. It keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and the spirit.

  • ... I fell in love with beauty a long, long time ago, but what I wanted was to create beauty — not to be blinded by it.

  • The best antidote to worry, I have always believed, is work and more work ...

  • ... I am more than ever convinced that what we eat today is what we are tomorrow.

  • I have never had my face lifted. I prefer to have my spirits lifted. In my opinion, the effect is very nearly the same.

    • Helena Rubinstein
  • There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.

    • Helena Rubinstein

Helena Rubinstein, Polish-born U.S. cosmetics manufacturer, art collector, philanthropist

(1872 - 1965)