Lipstick has a come a long way since the time of the ancient Mesopotamians, who used pulverized gemstones to paint their lips. In fact, the classic red lip also dates back to the time of Cleopatra who used crushed ants and carmine beetles in a base of beesewax to create the perfect red pigment. Over time, lipstick trends have massively evolved, from the full top lip of the 1930s to the icy glossy pucker of the early 2000s. Looking back at some of these highs, allow us to school on the greatest lipstick trends of the past 100 years with this video produced by Allure:
So, which trend is your favorite? Let us know by leaving a comment below!