Makeup History

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The history of makeup goes a long way back. Throughout the years the way we make and use makeup has changed in many ways. This essay will provide you with details on how and why everything changed. Products that ancient egyptians,men and women, used were used for protection. Egyptians believed that applying makeup would protect them from Horus and Ra, two gods of ancient egypt. According to Sindya N. Bhanoo of The New York Times, “The elaborate eye makeup worn by Queen Nefertiti and other ancient Egyptians was believed to have healing powers, conjuring up the protection of the Gods Horus and Ra and warding off illnesses.” In this generation little to no men wear makeup as it is thought of as unmasculine. Makeup is now mostly worn to cover