Max Factor

Max Factor

About Max Factor

Max Factor & Company is a cosmetics company, founded during 1909 by Maksymilian Faktorowicz (1877-August 30, 1938), Max Factor, a Polish - Jewish cosmetician from Poland, Max Factor & Company was a related, two-family, multi-generational international cosmetics company before its sale in 1973 for US$500 million. Presently, the Max Factor name is a popular brand of Procter & Gamble Co., which purchased the company in 1991. After immigrating to the United States in 1904 Max Factor moved his family and business to Los Angeles, California, seeing an opportunity to provide made-to-order wigs and theatrical make-up to the growing film industry.

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