Poisonous Lipsticks to die for – part 5

Many urban legends have popped up through the years on the Internet, claiming that the British parliament passed all sorts of Witchcraft Laws banning the use of lipstick on “fear of being burnt at the stake.” Yes, lipstick was frowned upon by men and prudes, and especially by the church who claimed it to be […]

Poisonous Lipsticks to die for – part 4

During the Dark Age and the Middle Age, approximately from 476 AD to the end of 1000 AD, potions, medicinal concoctions and quite a bit of face paint had been blended by herbalists (who were eventually condemned as “witches” through serious propaganda from the church). This resulted in rouge and other facial delights becoming harder […]