History of Cosmetics Products - MakeUp Inventions

Cosmetic Types

Majority of makeup products were not always with us though the last few thousand years of our history. However, from the moment they came, worldwide fashion and the way we are able to express ourselves become changed forever.

History of Lipstick

The most famous and widely used cosmetic products did not have an easy trip through our history. Sometimes lipstick was embraced as important part of daily fashion, religious ceremonies and tradition, but during longest of times it was viewed as unhealthy and unethical. Find out more here.

History of Mascara

When you look at someone, the first thing you see is their eyes. And because of that, mascara represent one of the most important cosmetic products of all time. Here you can find out more about it, and its incredible journey through our history.

History of Eye Liner

Born in the desert environment of Ancient Egypt, eye liner sadly became forgotten in the modern history after the fall of Egypt. Its triumphant return happened only in early 20th century after waves of archeologist started discovering fantastic treasures in tombs of pharaohs.

History of Eye Shadow

Eye shadow is a cosmetic product that can dramatically change the way we look. Because the amazing power this simple tool has, it was used not only in modern times, but also during the entire lengths of our modern civilization. Find out more.

History of Nail Polish

Nail polish was an old cosmetic product, that was used several thousand years ago by many civilizations, but it became truly popular only in the last one or two hundred years ago. Here you can find out how that happened.

History of Deodorants

Deodorants are interesting part of the cosmetic family. They are not used to directly change our appearance, and are focused only to control, manage and change our body odor. Here you can find entire history of this fascinating cosmetic product.

History of Body Painting

Body painting is a form of expression that has followed us through entire history of modern human race. Here you can find out how this form of expression was used in the last few thousand years in religion, general fashion and high art.