20 Things You Didn’t Know About Makeup. You DON’T Want To Know About #9.
#11. Coco Chanel changed everyone's perspectives of a suntan in the 20's.
She popularized the look of a suntan. Before she came along, a tan was only associated with being a low-class field worker.
#12. As a way to make pupils appear larger and sexier, Roman women used belladonna drops.
Unfortunately, the drops were poisonous so it didn't last that long.
#13. Armpit hair wasn't considered unfeminine until 1915.
It was after the Wilkenson Sword Razor company showed a woman on the cover of Harper's Bazaar magazine with hairless armpits.
#14. A lot of women in the Elizabethan-era went blind from using coal tar as mascara and/or eyeliner.
Women were desperate for those sultry looking eyes.
#15. It's almost too hard to believe but in Morrisville, Pennsylvania, a woman can't wear makeup without a permit.
However, don't sorry, nobody really upholds this particular law. It's just never been repealed.
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