Monday, May 7, 2012

Glitter Eyeshadow

Ancient Egyptians, as early as the Mid-Bronze Age c. 3100 B.C., added sparkly silver antimony flakes to their kohl ( Ancient Egyptians burned frankincense, as incense also known as Olibanum [probably oil of Lebanon], and ground the charred resin into a powder used as eye makeup; they called kohl. ) eye makeup, making a black eye shadow with tiny shining silver stars, like the night sky.

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