Did you take yesterday's beauty history quiz? If you haven't, be forewarned: I'm about to reveal all the answers, along with some other oddball facts about the lengths to which Victorians went to look pretty. Are you sure you can handle reading about the lard-based beauty treatment? If so, then read more
We live in a time of unprecedented variety in cosmetic choices, but the history of beauty stretches back hundreds, even thousands of years. Welcome to the first Beauty History quiz, in which you can test your knowledge and discover a thing or two about the way people used to primp.
We'll start with the Victorian era, when the pale, innocent look was in fashion. Although more than 100 years have passed since the end of this era, we're still seeing its effect today. So gather your bustles and read more