In a time before the artifice of Photoshop, Erno Lazlo was the man who made actresses into goddesses for the silver screen. His client list read like the winners alumni of the Oscars, immaculately preserving the beauty of the most famous faces in the world - Katherine Hepburn, Ava Gardner, Greta Garbo, Grace Kelly, Jackie O, Audrey Hepburn, and Marilyn Monroe - who were all photographed with his products in their dressing rooms. In fact Audrey Hepburn was quoted as saying, "50% of my beauty I owe to my mother, 50% to Erno Laszlo".

His Black Soap is so cult it even got it's own line in Woody Allen's film Annie Hall (see video below on the best way to use it. Bring a bit of old-school Hollywood glamour to your bathroom...