Tagged: Makeup

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Makeup’s Glamorous History

Makeup is an almost indispensable part of every woman’s life these days but did you know where makeup’s glamorous history all began? No? Okay, yes, besides being a makeup addict, I am also somewhat of a makeup nerd, so these things are important to me! So, let me show you how and where the history of makeup all began. A long, long, looooong time ago… The use of cosmetics spans at least 7,000 years and is present in almost every society on earth. Cosmetic body art is argued to have been the earliest form of ritual in human culture. The...

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Makeup in the Time of Lockdown

With Covid becoming the new norm, many of us are finding ourselves either trading our office jobs for a home office (with help from technologies like Zoom), pivoting and adapting our own businesses from home during lockdown, or are sadly without work. Just as the celebrated Nobel prize-winning author, Gabriel García Márquez, wrote of the struggles South American communities experienced during the late 1800s in his book Love in the Time of Cholera, so too are we facing similar upheavals during our time. One such upheaval is our loss of ‘normal’ brought about by lockdown and, for many women, the...