What Is Makeup

Mia & Daniela

When Was Makeup Born?

In ancient Egyptians 4000 B.C. is when makeup started to contribute to everyday life styles. It was said that ancient Egyptian women would wear such makeup to impress there gods. The makeup used often was extreme eye makeup and lip wear. makeup is a huge part of everyday life for women and others. Women usually wear it in there everyday routine.


Women first wore eyeliner in the Bronze Age, more than 5,000 years ago. Stylish ladies used kohl, a lead-based mixture, to make their mark. The toxic metal may have helped kill bacteria and fend off diseases in the short term. But if the ancients had longer life spans, they would have likely developed cataracts from the lead-based liner.


During the time of Queen Elizabeth I, bright red lips and a stark white face became fashionable in England. It started that only upper class women and male actors wore makeup. Lips sticks were made from only natural sources, from fruit and plant juices.


Cream concealer is mostly used for normal or dry skin. "Generally, cream concealer provides medium to full coverage. Cream concealers have more slip and can be applied in a stippling motion with a clean finger". Concealers are mainly used to "conceal" pimples and dark circles and blemishes

lip balm

Lip balm is make with many different ingredients, things that are not natural. There are so many different harmful chemicals in lip products, tings that dry your lips out and male them age faster. For example coconut oil, bees wax, and types of essential oils are used to make an all natural lip balm. These type's of ingredient's make your lips healthy and not wrinkle. "the vitamin E will act as a moisturizer and preservative, the coconut oil will act as a moisturizer and the bees wax holds it all together".

how ti dispose

Most make up has an expiration date on the product. The product either has the date it expires or it will give you 3m. The 3m stand for 3 moths till the date you opened the product up. When you are done with the makeup product you can recycle it or some makeup stores let you reuse the makeup container. Mac is a store that lets you give then and reuses you lipstick containers. If you want to get rid of makeup you shouldn't rinse or flush makeup because it is bad for the environment and can lead up to the ocean.

Mia and Daniela

We both love to learn new things about makeup and how the history of makeup is formatting people lives. When a person puts on makeup it shows there character and how they chose to fell that day