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History of Make-Up.
Transcript of History of Make-Up.
Major Changes of Makeup
Widely used today all around the world
Ancient engineers dealt and practiced with many materials that included elements and chemicals, some toxic and leads to death.
"A woman without paint is like food without salt."- Roman philosopher, Plautus (254-184 BC)
Ancient Egyptians use Unguent to keep their skin hydrated, supple, and wrinkle-free. Women apply dark green color to the under lid. They darken the lashes and the upper lid with kohl, which is sometimes made from soot.
Persian women use henna dyes to stain their hair and faces.
Botox injection become a popular anti-aging technique.
Romans use kohl, rouge, and chalk to whiten their skin.
Women who desired pale skin began to bleed themselves. Spanish prostitutes wore pink makeup.
Rich women begin to wear Aqua Toffana, a face powder made with arsenic, which leads to the deaths of some husbands.
Rogue, lipstick, and eyebrow and hair dyeing become popular. Most makeup recipes involved herbs and other plants. Some include lead and mercury. Consequently, some women ruined their skin and experienced hair loss, stomach problems, and the shakes, and even die.
Victorian women pluck their eyebrows, massage castor oil into their eyelashes, and use rice powder on their face, and buff their nails. They use clear pomade on their lips & rub red beet juice on their cheeks.
Rimmel creates the first non-toxic mascara.
The first pressed powders are introduced and include a mirror and puff for touch-ups. Pressed blush is invented soon after.
Vogue features Turkish women using henna to outline their eyes. Max Factor starts selling make-up to movie stars.
Max Factor introduces lip gloss. The first eyelash curler, Kurlash, is invented. Mascara in cake & cream becomes popular.
Movie star Audrey Hepburn popularizes outlined cat eyes.
Eye shadows and lined eyes are still popular.
Cosmetics began to combat wrinkles and cellulite.
-Ancient Egypt (c.3100-2907 BC)
-Green: Malachite-a green carbonate of copper
-Black: Kohl- Grounded Galena, a dark grey ore of lead
- Cheek/Lip Stain:red ochre, natural pigment
Used as a way to boost self-esteem
A sign of beauty in today's society
-Use of less toxic ingredients
compared to ancient makeup
- Use of synthetic preservatives
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1st concealer was Max Factor's Erace, launched in 1938
1st lip gloss was Max Factor's X-Rated, launched in 1932