Do you use make up to enhance your appearance & beauty or are you fond of cosmetics? See some cosmetic facts in next few slides.
- Do you know? In what country did nail polish originate?
Answer: China . Although the ancient Egyptians stained their nails with henna, it was the Chinese who developed actual nail lacquers made from gum arabic, beeswax, egg white and colored powders. The earliest traces of nail lacquer are dated to 3000 BC.
- During the Elizabethan era, coal tar was used for cosmetic purposes. What was it commonly used for?
Answer: Eye liner. Coal tar was used for many years as eye liner, mascara and eyebrow pencil. Aside from smelling very badly, coal tar causes blindness and is flammable.
- Pigment refers to -Color, Powder, Acne or Make up ?
Answer: The term “pigment” refers to color. Medically speaking, pigment is a substance that gives color to tissue and is also responsible for the color of the skin, eyes, and hair. Cosmetically speaking, pigments are substances that give color to makeup and nail polish.
Is this true? “Cruelty free” means that no animal testing was done
Sources: Nutrition and cosmetics quiz and research
Images: Google images
Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: May 20, 2016