Over the last 100 years there have been many people who have made their role in the beauty industry well known. From actresses to influencers, the makeup world has them all.

Photographed by Milton H. Greene ©2017 Joshua Greene. Taken from the book ‘The Essential Marilyn Monroe’, published by ACC Ed

Photographed by Milton H. Greene ©2017 Joshua Greene. Taken from the book ‘The Essential Marilyn Monroe’, published by ACC Editions.

Since the creation of the world of cosmetics beauty standards have had many ups and downs. Over the years, there have been many beautiful people who have made an extreme impact in the makeup industry in a way that have changed or had a large influence on others. …

Lipstick has been around for centuries and even though it has the same name and purpose lipstick’s ingredients and purpose has gone through extreme changes.

Photo Credits: Rohan; Sept.4, 2018
Photo Credits: ROHAN; Sept.4, 2018

The makeup product known as Lipstick, is one of the oldest of all makeup products. This high pigmented lip product has been around for 5,000 years! Yes, that long! Times have changed in the makeup world for this gorgeous legacy.

The first people to own lipstick were the Ancient Sumerian people, those from the Mesopotamian region. Women and men were fond of this invention of there’s and used it to give themselves a healthier glow…

Eyeliner has been changed, updated, stylized and failed over and over again since it was first released. Where did it begin? And where is it at now?

Photo Credits: Aya Mufleh; April 9, 2019
Photo Credits: Aya Mufleh; April 9, 2019

Eyeliner has existed for thousands of years, beginning with the first Egyptians. However, the beauty world did not adopt this gorgeous trend until the 1920’s when flappers and famous movie actresses would wear it to give their eyes a more sexy and less innocent appearance. At this time dark and intense eye looks were taking over in the beauty industry. …

Makeup has been around for centuries for all genders. The way it’s been used and what it has been used for has changed so much since more than just the last 100 years.

Photo By DEA/G. DAGLI ORTI/De Agostini/Getty Images and Universal History Archive

What many people are surprised to find out is how long makeup has actually been around. Research has found that the earliest makeup traces all the way down to ancient Egyptians from what has been found in their ancient tombs. However, the makeup they used, how they used it and what it was made of was extremely different than what it has evolved into today.

From the…

From what began as a way to look better on the big screen has now become a means to express yourself in everyday life.


Photo by Oz Seyrek on Unsplash

Throughout the decades makeup has evolved incredibly. From what began with a little makeup to look better on the big screens, to pigmented lipstick to wear around the town has become so much more. Makeup is now a way of life that many have chosen to use in order to express themselves.

From the article “How the Ideal Face of Makeup Looked Over the Last 100 Years” by Amanda Cruise (April, 2019) from Insiders, “the…

The Aging of Makeup

Hello Gorgeous! Makeup throughout the last 100 years (from the 1920s until now) has changed drastically! Follow if you want to learn more get new ideas!

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