Fun Facts about Cosmetology

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  • The word “cosmetic” comes from the Greek word kosmos, which means “of this world or worldly.”
  • Women used to pinch their cheeks to give themselves rosy cheeks before the invention of blush.
  • The first makeup came from Egypt, where women painted their eyes by applying dark color under the eyelid and blackening their eyelashes.
  • The founder of Maybelline named the company after his sister Maybel who inspired him to create makeup products.
  • The first nail polish was invented in China in 3000 B.C. by mixing egg whites, beeswax, gum, and colored powder.
  • In 1400, it was fashionable for women to be hairless. They would shave their heads and pluck their eyebrows and eyelashes entirely out.
  • The most common injury caused by makeup is scratching the eye with a mascara wand.
  • Drinking an abundance of water adds an instant glow to your face.

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