The History of Lipstick

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  • Published on:  Thursday, July 27, 2017
  • Lipstick: protection against evil spirits or paint for ladies of the night? I take a dive into the history of lipsticks and see how this makeup has evolved over the last few thousand years! And thank you so much to Audible for sponsoring this video! Get a free 30-day trial & first book free today by signing up at .

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    Safiya's Nextbeat:

    via Getty Images

    Written In Blood
    via Rituel de Fille

    Noir Red
    Besame Red
    Victory Red
    Wild Orchid
    Portrait Pink
    Chocolate Kiss
    via Besame Cosmetics

    Other lipsticks via Bite Beauty, Too Faced, and Kylie Cosmetics

    Mind The Gap
    Swede Potatoes
    Bing Bang Bong
    In The Parlour
    Tipperary Cheerful
    Why Do You Do
    Swing Swing Swing
    Music Hall
    Very Naughty Boy
    Tea And Cakes
    Snap Your Cap
    via Audio Network

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  • Safiya Nygaard  (Jul 27, 2017))

    HELLO MY BBs! I'm so sorry for the late night upload, I hope you guys enjoy this strange deep dive into the history of lipsticks! Who got a notif for this video? Love, Saf

  • Kirsten Swaddles  (Feb 7, 2019))


  • megan wood  (Jan 14, 2019))

    Safiya Nygaard I love ur vids saf ur amazing and ur vids and so fun and informative and fun to watch 😍 I’d love u as a friend 💕

  • claire  (Jul 27, 2017))

    Safiya can you please replace my humanities teacher? You're sooo much more entertaining!

  • musicxartxthesims -  (Dec 14, 2018))

    claire same humanities is dumb

  • S S  (Aug 15, 2017))

    Can you do this with eyeliner eyeshadow and other makeup

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  • Katherine Garlock  (Oct 31, 2018))

    +Smashing Pearls Although, the formula for kohl has a whole lot of lead in it.

  • LEMONDEE  (Mar 28, 2018))

    ive rewatched these history of videos so many times, as a history nerd, its so interesting to watch especially since Saf is the narator!! do more of these pretty please, perhaps with the history of jeans, or skincare, or piercings?

  • JayBeh Kay  (Dec 28, 2018))

    Oooh piercings yes I'd so be interested in that

  • Christian Pasche  (Mar 4, 2018))

    Elizabeth I.: Thinks lipstick has health properties.Also Elizabeth I.: Puts lead in her face.

  • Fox  (Feb 2, 2019))

    They didnt know the effects of lead...

  • 1lilypad girl  (Jan 22, 2019))

    🤣🤣 she lived pretty long though 😂

  • History lessons you could hold us next😄:•eyeliner•eyeshadow•brows and lashes•shoes•nail polish•bathing suites/bikinis•hair•bodygoals trough historytell me down in the comments wich one you like the most and if you got new idews tooo!!! Saf we neeed more videos like this!!!!😄😄😄

  • Ava Hache  (Jan 2, 2019))

    Body goal

  • Reagan Marie  (Nov 18, 2018))


  • Hollie Forrest  (Jul 28, 2017))

    It was so cool to see those vintage lipstick tubes, loved this! 😍😍😍

  • Kylee Hurley  (Nov 15, 2017))

    Creepy amount of likes. lol

  • Perry Jane  (Jul 28, 2017))

    Hollie Forrest OMG Hollie I love ur vids!!!!!!!!!

  • Fann  (Nov 11, 2017))

    Coming soonBoldly: History of the lipstick

  • L.B Books  (Jan 21, 2018))

    A glossy taco you mean, where are my holosexuals?

  • Emma Genet  (4 days ago))

    You called?

  • Panic! ‘-‘  (Jan 17, 2019))

    H💿l💿 there

  • matsukko_  (Mar 13, 2018))

    “Now that’s how you end a trend”Ah yes, we will track down everybody who still plays with fidget spinners, and we will chop off their heads

  • sofia phillips  (Jan 18, 2019))

    Me like fidget spinners

  • sofia phillips  (Jan 18, 2019))