Terrible and Toxic Makeup

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Terrible and Toxic Makeup

by Anita Croy

Part of a Series: The Bizarre History of Beauty.

First Release:

February 2019

ISBN: 9781538226766

Did you know that a Roman women was executed in the 1600s for selling a poisonous lipstick that women kissed their husbands to death with? Or that women painted their teeth and nails with radium for a special glow? From Cleopatra to Carole Lombard, Madam C.J. Walker to Madame de Pompadour, Elizabeth I to Elizabeth Taylor, and geishas to flappers, the history of makeup has many exciting, and some deadly moments. This fascinating book is sure to attract fans of history and science. The history of entrepreneurship, commerce, and beauty standards give context to some ofthe most bizarre stories of beauty around.

  • ISBN: 9781538226766
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Library edition
    Publisher: Gareth Stevens
    Page Count: 48
    Trim Size: 7 1/2" x 9 2/3"
    Genre: Nonfic
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