INFOGRAPHIC: 6,000 Years Of Makeup

Yes, women have been fussing over their looks for a long (long, long, long) time. Before modern cosmetic manufacturers like Estée Lauder and L’Oréal came along, women in ancient Egypt and Rome blackened their lids with kohl made from soot and used herbs and other plants to to stain their lips and cheeks. We’re still pretty look-obsessed, but fortunately everything comes in a convenient-sized tube or jar.  

[h/t medical insurance via The Daily Infographic]

History of makeup

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