Makeup has evolved over time. Makeup originated in Egypt, a country in northern Africa. Ancient Egyptians wore eyeliner and lipstick. Some of them even wore wigs, and put on lotion and perfume! Click here to learn more about Ancient Egyptian beauty.
Anyone can go on Instagram and see the latest trends being posted by models and youtubers. It is not talked about nearly enough that the makeup world would be nothing without Black people. Many popular makeup trends originated in Black culture. Makeup styles like glittery eyeshadow, dark lip liner with gloss, and contour were popularized by famous Black women in the 90’s. Click here to learn more about how Black people have influenced the beauty world.