A Brief History of Eye Makeup – by Gabriela Hernandez

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Eye Beauty – The Windows of the soul – excerpt from Classic beauty – The History of Makeup. The eyes are not only the windows to the soul, but powerful communication tools. A simple glance can reveal the true intentions of its sender. Throughout time, makeup has played a prominent role in accentuating the eyes. …

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The 1960’s Make-up Look (1965) Maybelline

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A charming 1960’s eye make-up commercial from Maybelline – the creator of mascara. The original formula was invented by New York chemist T.L. Williams in 1915. He gave it its name after his sister Maybel – who had shown him how she concocted her own basic lash make-up from mixing charcoal and Vaseline. When sold …

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