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  • Facts about women's beauty

    3 posts, 3 voices, 927 views, started Jan 29, 2009

    Posted on Thursday, January 29, 2009


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      As you know women always looked for ways to be beautiful. I offer you with some fun facts around it.Just have a look how many of these fashion facts you know:

      • Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, was said to use kohl to widen her eyes. Egyptian women are also said to have used henna to lighten their hair.
      • The "Gibson Girl" look, popularized in 1890 by Charles Dana Gibson, came to symbolize the sensible American girl's ideal image.
      • Perfume is an over $10 million dollar industry. It's been used as far back as the Ancient Egyptians, who used it in religious rituals.
      • The modern era of perfume began in 1921 with Coco Chanel's launch of Chanel No. 5, an exotic floral blend, created by Ernest Beaux.
      • Prior to 1850, 70 percent of the clothes worn were hand-stitched by the people who wore them. Clothes were a commodity, not fashion.
      • Fashion designers of the 1500s showed their designs by crafting doll clothes versions of their fashions and taking them to shows.
      • It's only quite recently, about 200 years, that children have had clothes distinct from those of adults. Earlier, they just wore smaller sizes.
      • The Phoenicians of 2300 B.C. favored a simple garment made from a triangular piece of cotton, for both sexes. It draped across one shoulder


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