Beauty is in the eye of the beholder - or is it? When you think about the beauty community, your mind might immediately travel to the beautiful A-list celebrities who get their makeup done by professional artists like Pat McGrath, Mario Dedivanovic and Charlotte Tilbury. While they've helped shape the makeup industry in more recent years, the beauty world has been evolving since the beginning of time.
Traveling back to the ancient world would show queens like Cleopatra using everyday items and even insects as her makeup products. She would use malachite paste as eye shadow and even a mixture of ant eggs and carmine beetles to create red lipstick. While you probably wouldn't catch most, or any, makeup wearers using these products, they are still centered around the idea! The beauty industry of the 1980s and 1990s heavily focused on the application of eye shadows, eyebrow pencils, lipsticks and blushes. Even with 20-30 years, the beauty industry has changed immensely. Not only have the products changed, but so have the trends. The thin and heavily penciled brows of the '90s have become the bushy brows of the 2010s. The extremely matte faces have transformed into dewy, more natural looks.
The beauty world has changed drastically and so have its products and trends. Can you remember all the trends and products that have passed through the beauty community? Let's find out!
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