Eyeliner began as early as 10,000 BC when Egyptians wore various cosmetics as aesthetics but also to protect their skin from the blazing sun. Research suggests that eyeliner was worn as protection against the evil eye.
In ancient Egypt eyeliner was very common and not only worn by women
but by men too (which means men have been rocking guy-liner for centuries! Who knew?). Ancient Egyptians used kohl eyeliners which they produced by grounding various materials such as lead and even copper into a paste and applying this to their eyes with rounded sticks.
The “cat eye” made a comeback in the 1950s and even had eye glasses and sunglasses modelled after if , which were worn by old Hollywood actresses such as Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn. This dark eyeliner was worn with the intention of creating a dramatic style to make the outer corner of your eye similar…
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