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Murderous Make-Up

  • Publisher : Raintree
  • Author : Anita Croy
  • ISBN : 9781474777667
  • Lab Code : 10693
  • Number of pages : 48
  • ATOS Book Level : 6.5
  • Points Value : 1.0
  • Series: Horrid History of Beauty


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Did you know that a Roman woman was executed for selling poisonous lipstick that women kissed their husbands to death with? Throughout history, people have turned to strange and often unappealing make-up in a quest for beauty. From geishas to Cleopatra and Elizabeth I to radium teeth, this book uses fascinating facts and stories to help children understand the historical, commercial and social aspects of weird and wonderful make-up.

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