While makeup vloggers and video tutorials may seem like a thoroughly modern fad, turns out our grandmothers were on this way before we were — we stumbled across this vintage makeup video from the '30s and it paints quite the picture of what it was like to be a fashionable woman back in the day. For instance, there was a lot of geometry involved with makeup application back then, to the point of drawing shapes and lines on the face, not to mention the giant protractor-like tool used to measure the face — that thing looks dangerous! Apparently these types of tutorials were pretty popular in the '30s, which has us wondering — were the crayon and compass-like devices used only by the pros, or did every girl mark up her face like a graph page for geometry class? We're just happy makeup application has evolved since then — can you imagine doing this every morning?
Listen, we love long-wearing lip color as much as the next girl, but there's a fine line between long wear and, well, nail enamel. Which is why when xoVain uncovered a new brand that claims to be a manicure for your lips, we became concerned. What, exactly, does a so-called Lipnicure entail?
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With the sheer number of makeup products that we amass over time, it becomes a real challenge to figure out where to put them. You might shove yours in a drawer at the end of the day, or just leave them on the bathroom counter after your morning routine (guilty). Either way, your precious products probably aren't getting read