Life glossy magazines is not in place. Even if the reader almost doesn't notice the changes in your favorite magazine, each new employee, and especially the editor brings something different, fresh and unique. And the new for Russia, but managed to thunder on the world market of journals should not be left without attention from fans of gloss and "sympathizers".
First magazines appeared in Europe in the early XVII century. However, the original paper they were rough and yellow, the picture is represented by a painted illustration. Only when the industry started to grow rapidly, the opportunity to use in publications photos. The first editions were black and white with a matte gloss finish. Only in the 30-ies of the XIX century, the printing industry has the opportunity to use different colors.
Predecessors gloss became popular in Russia during Soviet times women's magazines "Worker" and "Peasant" and "DIY" for men.
Of course, first and foremost, they focused on work, but on the last pages were placed and interesting notes on the subject of needlework.
Oddly enough, but the paper of these books were glossy, though, and a bit yellowish.