As generations pass by, cosmetics are widely becoming more and more popular. As hard as it may be to believe, a lot of females today start wearing makeup in their pre-teens. I remember when I was in middle school and high school, I barely knew how to use mascara and eyeliner. Girls in that particular age group nowadays know not only how to use mascara and eyeliner but also how to contour their face and blend eye shadows. Because cosmetics are so widely used today, people forget how makeup was used in the past. Here’s a few interesting facts on cosmetics that you probably didn’t know beforehand.60% of 12-year-old girls use makeup.
All other women who wore red lipstick on set were allegedly banned.
The special ingredient is nightingale poop. Apparently, it helps fight wrinkles.
However, they weren’t the first ones to use it, the Egyptians were.
Leeches would feed on the women’s blood to keep their skin looking pale.
The women surrounding the “accident” loved what they smelled and demanded they knew what it was.
In 1985, MAC was founded by two men named Frank.
Women would shave their heads and pluck their eyebrows and eyelashes out.
But did you know that South Korea has the highest rate for cosmetic surgery in the world?
She popularized the look of a suntan. Before she came along, a tan was only associated with being a low-class field worker.
Unfortunately, the drops were poisonous so it didn’t last that long.
It was after the Wilkenson Sword Razor company showed a woman on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar magazine with hairless armpits.
Women were desperate for those sultry looking eyes.
However, don’t sorry, nobody really upholds this particular law. It’s just never been repealed.
They’re especially entranced by red lipstick.
Three words: ground fish scales.
Roughly 200,000 rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, hamsters, and mice suffer and die each year to assess the safety of cosmetics. Relief for pain is rarely provided and the animals are put to death afterwards.
Because no animal should suffer for beauty.