Singing Loudly: How Far Have Cosmetics Come?

Singing Loudly

Friday, November 05, 2004

How Far Have Cosmetics Come?

I guess they haven't come all that far.

Fashionable women in ancient Rome applied a beauty cream that wasn't all that different from today's cosmetics, researchers say.

and best of all...

As a bonus, the tin was non-toxic. By the second century AD, Romans were beginning to recognize the health risks of lead.

That's why we love archaeologists.


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