Makeup Has Come a Long Way Since Black Tooth Dye Was a Thing
The 100,000-year history of cosmetics proves there’s nothing more timeless than smearing stuff on your face to look pretty.
See how hairstyles have changed throughout history in this article.
Sources: Inventing Beauty by Teresa Riordan | Wigs and Make-up for Theatre, TV and Film by Patricia Baker | "Reading Our Lips: The History of Lipstick Regulation in Western Seats of Power" by Sarah Schaffer | Egyptian Makeup, historyembalmed.org | Hidden Histories: Cosmetics
Illustration: Jessica Duff, Groupon
Colleen is a makeup/skincare junkie who has a serious Sephora problem. She writes about all things beauty and occasionally does hand modeling for work. Her job is strange.