The History of Makeup

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Did you know that in ancient times, Egyptians blackened their lashes with soot? And that thousands of years later, in the 1600s, rich women wore face powder made of arsenic (much to their husbands’ chagrin)? We didn’t either. But now we do, thanks to this fascinating chart on the history of makeup from Say what you will about Botox, thank goodness we’ve laid off the rat poison! 

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