Meluki's Celtic Catalog

Celtic Culture in Words and Music

Beauty and Cosmetics 1550-1950

Beauty and Cosmetics 1550-1950
Item# 9780747808398

Product Description

Publisher: Shire

Author: Sarah Downing

From Queen Elizabeth I who used dangerous quantities of white lead to give her complexion the illusion of a youthful lustre, to Marilyn Monroe who blended 4 shades of lipstick to emphasise her perfect pout this book will examine some of the more unusual cosmetic practices contemplated in beauty's name. (pb)