Do you know that Listerine made cigarettes to counter bad breath? That Nivea's distinctive blue color is protected worldwide? That Shiseido also makes ice cream? That Vaseline was used for baking? That Ponds cream was called "cold" because it was the world's first moisturiser that did not require ... Read More about 17 beauty products that have been around for more than 100 years!
From the quirkiest nail art ever to hot tubs full of beer, here are the beauty scoops that are not to be missed this week. Ultrasound nails? The latest beauty trend to hit baby showers and gender reveal parties, nail art reflecting the little jelly bean growing in your tummy is the latest way to ... Read More about The Beauty Gypsy’s Sunday Scoop: Beer Spa, Lady Gaga, Ultrasound Nails, Avocados & More
Kohl – history’s first mascara – evolved as an ancient Egyptian solution to ward off the evil eye. It was to be used on eye lashes, brows and the lash line by both sexes. Modern mascara was created in 1913 by a chemist named TL Williams for his sister, Mabel. It was made from coal dust mixed ... Read More about 5 things I bet you didn’t know about mascara
Which famous makeup artist escaped Russia by faking illness with cosmetics? Why is The Body Shop logo green (hint: it has nothing to do with the environment)? Read on for some surprising tidbits about beauty brands you probably have on your dressing table right now. Why is The Body Shop logo ... Read More about Who knew? 5 things you NEVER imagined about your favourite beauty brands