Lead powder on the face, mouse hide for eyebrows and vinegar as a contraceptive?
The women of the Elizabethan area were amongst the first to really care about their appearance...and went to bizarre lengths to achieve the desired effect!
This talk is both witty and enlightening and features images and references to academic texts ensuring accuracy and amusement.
How did these women achieve that high hairline we see in portraits?...I'll tell you!Views: 39 | Enquiries: 0
Hi, I'm Jayne! I'm 35 years old and am a writer, lecturer and historian with 20 years experience.
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