Akshita Verma

Sep 10, 2020

2 min read

Birth of Makeup

Once Queen Victoria (1819–1901) made an announcement publicly that makeup was vulgar and improper, due to its connection with prostitutes. So the makeup was born in Ancient Egypt 4000 B.C. The last ruler of Egypt “Cleopatra” used “Ground carmine beetles” as lip color or lipsticks, while other women of that era used clay mixed with water to color their lips. The most notable thing was the men and women both paint the kohl, a mixture of metal, lead, copper, ash and burnt almonds, all around their eyes. Egyptian ladies put a blend of red mud or ochre and water or animal’s fat on their cheeks and lips-the primary become flushed and lipstick-and applied henna to their nails. At the point when it came time to eliminate these beauty care products by the day’s end, they utilized a kind of cleanser produced using vegetable and creature oils and scents. Despite the fact that these soonest magnificence items the women put on were initially planned to satisfy the divine beings, it doesn’t take a lot of creative mind to consider the impact these dosages of cosmetics had on the neighborhood Egyptian men (most likely like the primary cavern young lady who understood the impact her short creature skin dress had on the cave dwellers and young men she strolled by).