Feeling beautiful is an "inside job". Enhancing what nature gave you is just icing on the cake! Check out my latest skincare, cosmetic and style finds; as well as some tried and true classics...xoxo Love.
Makeup is having a huge moment, ever since Instagram came along, but it's been around forever. Across the globe, humans have used cosmetics to enhance, and alter their appearances for ages.
The ancient Egyptians originally used kohl to prevent eye infections. The lead-based substances in the kohl helped to strengthen their immune systems against diseases. The soot in kohl was used for reducing the damaging effects of sun glare on their eyes. Smokey eyes were a desirable side effect. Used by both men and women, it crossed over into the mainstream long ago, but Kohl Kajal, wasn't invented by westerners. There are so many fascinating facts about the origins of cosmetics, from all over the world. Kohl just happens to be one of the most widely recognized.