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Lip Rouges of Old! - 04/11/2013

For those who are aiming for a Gibson Girl, Downton Abbey or Titanic era look, here are some period-appropriate lip colors made from authentic recipes. It should be noted that in this era, while lipstick did exist, it was still typical to use "rouge" on both the mouth and the cheeks (as well as on the fingernails.) Also they did not usually market rouges as having different tints: each manufacturer typically offered just one shade, the color of which depended upon their particular recipe. Ageless Artifice's " Red Paint for the Face " liquid rouge. This is a liquid rouge, approximate to what we'd now call a lip stain. It is alcohol based liquid that colors the mouth; it stays on very well but is not at all moisturizing. Since it's a stain, it is sheer color.  This particular recipe originates in the 18th century but it is still similar to recipes being used in the Victorian and Edwardian era. The main ingredients are brazilwood and red wine, making for a kind of burgundy hue, reminiscent of Madame X .  Ageless Artifice's " Rouge Pomatum " tint. Another from Ageless Artifice, this is similar to the historical lip moisturizer but with a different base (and a somewhat stronger alkanet tint than my batch.) As you can see it's a sheer color, does not go as far as to become red but rather tints the mouth a little pink. This one is moisturizing. It wears off but because the tint is slight it is not too noticeable when it does. Homemade " Salve Rouge " from lard. This mixtu...

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