Pour yourself a drink,
put on some lipstick,
and pull yourself together.
With lipsticks it is the same as with shoes. We can have never enough of them. But do you know when the first manmade lipstick appeared? Or whether men prefer women with red lipstick on or without? Or how the most expensive lipstick looks like? To find out the answers, read further.
1. First manmade lipstick
First manmade lipsticks appeared around four or five thousand years ago in Ancient Mesopotamia.
2. Status symbol
Men as well as women in Ancient Egypt wore lipsticks as a symbol of their status. They applied it daily with a wet stick of wood.
3. Fashion accessory of prostitutes
During dark and middle ages in Europe, lipsticks were considered as a fashion accessory of prostitutes and lower class women.
4. Introduction to the public
Lip Gloss was first introduced to the public in 1930 by Max Factor Company.
5. Expiration date
Lipsticks have expiration date and can be become rancid. In order to prolong their life, store them in fridges.
6. The most expensive lipstick
One of the most expensive lipsticks in the world is Guerlain’s KissKiss Gold and Diamonds Lipstick which costs $62,000. The original KissKiss lipstick costs only $34. The difference in in the bling. The tube is made from 110 grams of 18k gold and encrusted with 199 diamonds to make you shine.