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Murderous Make-up, Paperback / softback Book

Murderous Make-up Paperback / softback

Part of the Horrid History of Beauty series


Did you know that a Roman woman was executed for selling poisonous lipstick that women kissed their husbands to death with?

Throughout history, people have turned to strange and often unappealing make-up in a quest for beauty.

From geishas to Cleopatra and Elizabeth I to radium teeth, this book uses fascinating facts and stories to help children understand the historical, commercial and social aspects of weird and wonderful make-up.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 48 pages
  • Publisher: Capstone Global Library Ltd
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  • Category: History
  • ISBN: 9781474777698

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