Serious Stuff

Tracking the criminal body

Posted on January 2nd, 2014 by Gina

Tracking the criminal body

Do plastic surgeons list the FBI as a “side effect”?

Read more »

Makeup tutorials on YouTube

Posted on August 31st, 2010 by Michelle

Makeup tutorials on YouTube

The best videos are done, not surprisingly, by young women.

Read more »

Retailers to organic brands: We don’t trust you

Posted on July 12th, 2010 by Gina

Retailers to organic brands: We don’t trust you

Whole Foods demands certification of beauty products, but is that good news?

Read more »

Sex-based fat distribution pattern in humans

Posted on June 2nd, 2010 by Gina

Sex-based fat distribution pattern in humans

What we learned from those mice.

Read more »

The Cosmetics Cop

Posted on May 3rd, 2010 by Gina

The Cosmetics Cop

Like many other good cops, Paula Begoun is a curmudgeon.

Read more »

Try on that new look before you commit

Posted on February 22nd, 2010 by Gina

Try on that new look before you commit

Virtual Makeover sites can even help with cosmetic surgery.

Read more »

France issues new rules on cosmetic advertising

Posted on January 14th, 2010 by Michelle

France issues new rules on cosmetic advertising

Regulations are more clarified than in the US.

Read more »

No growth in organic grooming products in 2009

Posted on January 5th, 2010 by Gina

No growth in organic grooming products in 2009

Consumers don’t trust them. It stinks.

Read more »

What I learned in 2009

Posted on December 31st, 2009 by Gina

What I learned in 2009

Beware the “natural” label.

Read more »

Last minute men’s gifts for the holidays

Posted on December 16th, 2009 by Gina

Last minute men’s gifts for the holidays

A small, but effective recommendation list from LookinGood!

Read more »

More Posts

A short history of cosmetics

150BC Romans use yellow eye shadow.

The Romans preferred to use gold-colored eye shadow which was made from saffron and painted onto the area around the sides and under their eyes. Then they used powdered wood ash to color their eyelids black. This gold color was quite significant at the time because they saw themselves as the rulers of the Mediterranean.

http://www.factoidz.com/