Lipstick

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Lipstick is a cosmetic product containing pigments, oils, waxes, and emollients that apply color, texture, and protection to the lips.wikipedia
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Cosmetics

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Lipstick is a cosmetic product containing pigments, oils, waxes, and emollients that apply color, texture, and protection to the lips.
Cosmetics applied to the face to enhance its appearance are often called make-up or makeup. Common make-up items include: lipstick, mascara, eye shadow, foundation.

Wax

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Lipstick is a cosmetic product containing pigments, oils, waxes, and emollients that apply color, texture, and protection to the lips.
In another context, lipstick and mascara are blends of various fats and waxes colored with pigments, and both beeswax and lanolin are used in other cosmetics.

Revlon

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In the 1970s, a number of cosmetic companies introduced lipsticks in more unusual colors such as iridescent light blue (Kanebo), frosted lime green (Conga Lime by Revlon), and silver sparkled navy blue (Metallic Grandma by Biba).
By 1940, Revlon offered an entire manicure line, and added lipstick to the collection.

Lip stain

Other companies have imitated the idea, putting out their own versions of long-lasting "lip stain" or "liquid lip colour."
It generally stays on longer than lipstick by leaving a stain of color on the lips.

Lip gloss

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They had another resurgence in the very early 21st century, offered by inexpensive as well as more exclusive cosmetic lines, and color changing chemicals also appeared in lip gloss, such as Smashbox O-Gloss, and blush, such as Stila Custom Color Blush.
Like lipstick, lip gloss comes in a variety of forms and may be applied in different ways.

Lipstick lesbian

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A "lipstick lesbian" is a female who is typically attracted to other females, but remains stereotypically feminine and has a “girly” identity.
A lipstick lesbian is slang for a lesbian who exhibits a greater amount of feminine gender attributes relative to other gender expressions, such as wearing make-up (thus, lipstick), wearing dresses or skirts and having other characteristics associated with feminine women.

Cochineal

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Carmine dye was extracted from cochineal, scale insects native to Mexico and Central America which live on cactus plants.
A significant proportion of the insoluble carmine pigment produced is used in the cosmetics industry for hair- and skin-care products, lipsticks, face powders, rouges, and blushes.

Lip balm

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Lipstick also has many variations including lip balms, glosses, crayons, pencils, liners, and stains.
Lip balm can be applied where a finger is used to apply it to the lips, or in a lipstick-style tube from which it can be applied directly.

Hazel Bishop

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World War II allowed women to work in engineering and scientific research, and in the late 1940s, Hazel Bishop, an organic chemist in New York and New Jersey, created the first long lasting lipstick, called No-Smear lipstick.

Mica

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Shimmery or frost lipstick may contain mica, silica, and synthetic pearl particles, such as bismuth oxychloride, to give them a glittery or shimmering shine.
In the cosmetics industry, its reflective and refractive properties make mica an important ingredient in blushes, eye liner, eye shadow, foundation, hair and body glitter, lipstick, lip gloss, mascara, moisturizing lotions, and nail polish.

Max Factor

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Later, Max Factor created a popular lipstick color called Strawberry Meringue.
2000: Launched the first 12-hour long-lasting non-transfer lip color, "Lipfinity" lipstick

Lip liner

Lip liner
It is intended to fill in uneven areas on the outer edges of the lips before applying lipstick to give a smoother shape.

You're the Top

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The song "You're the Top" from the 1934 Broadway musical Anything Goes by Cole Porter refers to Drumstick lipstick. A New York firm with a French-sounding name, Parfums Charbert (founded in 1933 by William Gaxton and Herbert Harris; closed its doors around 1963/1964), manufactured a Drumstick perfume/cosmetics line (which featured drum-shaped flacons as its trademark) that included Drumstick lipstick. Advertisements for these products appeared in the New York Times in 1934.
Drumstick lipstick

Lipstick effect

Lipstick effect, an observation that lipstick sales tend to rise during economic downturns
Instead of buying expensive fur coats, for example, people will buy expensive lipstick.

Oil

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Lipstick is a cosmetic product containing pigments, oils, waxes, and emollients that apply color, texture, and protection to the lips.

Moisturizer

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Lipstick is a cosmetic product containing pigments, oils, waxes, and emollients that apply color, texture, and protection to the lips.

Lip

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Lipstick is a cosmetic product containing pigments, oils, waxes, and emollients that apply color, texture, and protection to the lips.

Sumer

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Ancient Sumerian men and women were possibly the first to invent and wear lipstick, about 5,000 years ago.

Gemstone

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They crushed gemstones and used them to decorate their faces, mainly on the lips and around the eyes.

Indus Valley Civilisation

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Women in the ancient Indus Valley Civilization may have used rectangular pieces of ochre with beveled ends as lipstick.

Ochre

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Women in the ancient Indus Valley Civilization may have used rectangular pieces of ochre with beveled ends as lipstick.

Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egyptians wore lipstick to show social status rather than gender.

Seaweed

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They extracted the red dye from fucus-algin, 0.01% iodine, and some bromine mannite, but this dye resulted in serious illness.

Iodine

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They extracted the red dye from fucus-algin, 0.01% iodine, and some bromine mannite, but this dye resulted in serious illness.

Bromine

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They extracted the red dye from fucus-algin, 0.01% iodine, and some bromine mannite, but this dye resulted in serious illness.