All woman around the world use lipstick on a daily basis. If you are a corporate girl, an executive or a busy freelancer you definitely use lipstick. This is how we’ve been raised and frankly, lipstick is the most commun object to express and explore your sensuality. Actually this cosmetic article has a pretty complicated history which needs to be explored more and here are some interesting facts, especially about red lipstick.
•First known lipstick belonged to queen of Sumaria, Shub-ad from Ur city.
•In Ancient Egypt, Cleopatra used to make her own lipstick from crushed Carmine beetles and ants
•Roman women liked so much to make-up that they had special crews of slaves just for cosmetic needs. Also men wore lipstick in Ancient Rome as an indicator for social status.
•Poppy King, creator of Lipstick Queen brand says that red lipstick is a source of confidence as high heels are. Is that right, girls?
•During the black-and-white TV in the camcorders was used a red filter. Therefore on screen the natural color of the lips or the red lipstick looked pale and got lost. To avoid this, the makeup artists used green lipstick. Now this is something that I call interesting.
•Elizabeth Taylor did not tolerate competition: in the movies with her participation only she could be with red lipstick.
•Over 80 percent of American women wear lipstick.
•Marilyn Monroe once applied five coats of lipstick to get the sexiest result.
•In 1650 The American Parliament tryed to forbid any kind of lipstick but without results.
•In Ancient Greece only prostitutes wore lipstick. No woman was wearing make-up at that time aside them.
What do you think about all these facts? What shade of lipstick do you preffer?