Did you know that Queen Elizabeth died with about a quarter-inch of lead makeup on her face? Or that the ancient Egyptians were the first people to use cosmetics as we now know them? These aren’t the only weird facts from the long, complex history of cosmetics and beauty. We take our daily beauty rituals for granted, but standards of beauty, and methods to obtain them, have changed in huge ways over time. This infographic by Ogle School shows us the history of beauty, from the aforementioned ancient Egyptians up through the “beauty bloggers” of today.
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