While some beauty and fashion tidbits might be common knowledge by now (red nail polish + sole of a black high heel = Louboutin, anyone?), there's always new and quirky stuff popping up — and our friends over at Racked have the scoop — and some great tidbits about the beauty industry.
While we always thought that the iconic green shade of The Body Shop was selected to pay tribute to the environment, it was actually the only paint color that could hide the original store's mold problem. But which famous makeup artist escaped anti-semitism in Russia by faking illness with cosmetics? "Maybe she's born with it..." Yeah, okay, but who is she?
Get the 411 on these mysteries, and the deets on so many more of those lovely products cluttering up your vanity. What do ya know? Learning can be fun. (Racked)
Now, you tell us. Which of these quirky beauty facts surprised you the most?