Lipstick Day is marked annually on July 29. Did you know that lipstick was banned by the UK Parliament? There was a bizarre reason behind the ban. And the reason is hidden in the story.
So, color your lips, flaunt your colorful smiles, and rule the world. (And, also, read the story).
They used to crush gemstones to apply the color on their lips.
Applying lipstick then was likened to the witchcraft. Lipstick has been known to contain poisonous materials.
That time, women wearing red lipstick were considered as sluts as makeup was forbidden.
Even men applied lipsticks to indicate their status symbol.
Cleopatra used ants as the base and crushed carmine beetles for the red pigment.
'Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.'
-- Elizabeth Taylor
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