Makeup History Facts -No1
Eugene Rimmel opens his perfumery in London and establishes the House of Rimmel. Eventually Rimmel goes on to produce other cosmetics – mascara being the most famous. The word rimmel is synonymous with the word mascara in several languages.
American Maurice Levy invents the first metal containers for cosmetics – the most famous and enduring being the lipstick tube. The Scovill manufacturing Co. mass produces the tube. Levy also makes metal eyebrow pencil holders.