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 .Don’t forget to click the bell to turn on post notifications!Safiya's Nextbeat: Getty ImagesLIPSTICKSWritten In Bloodvia Rituel de FilleNoir RedBesame RedVictory RedWild OrchidPortrait PinkChocolate Kissvia Besame CosmeticsOther lipsticks via Bite Beauty, Too Faced, and Kylie CosmeticsMUSICJamaicaMind The GapSwede PotatoesBing Bang BongIn The ParlourTipperary CheerfulSprightlyCruisinScandalousRetweetWhy Do You DoSwing Swing SwingMusic HallRubberneckingTeamVery Naughty BoyTea And CakesSnap Your Capvia Audio NetworkSFXvia AudioBlocks


  • Safiya Nygaard
    Safiya Nygaard  2 years ago +7777

    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

  • Semi Automatic
    Semi Automatic  2 years ago +4046

    Did you just trick me into learning?

  • Christian
    Christian  a years ago +1469

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

  • Réka Mária
    Réka Mária  a years ago +1174

    History lessons you could hold us next😄:
    •brows and lashes
    •nail polish
    •bathing suites/bikinis
    •bodygoals trough history
    tell 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!!!!😄😄😄

  • S S
    S S  2 years ago +1434

    Can you do this with eyeliner eyeshadow and other makeup

  • Isabel Casciani
    Isabel Casciani  a years ago +266

    The push up lipstick tube is kind of genius with the mirror and all

  • nikoleta tsakiri
    nikoleta tsakiri  2 years ago +1178

    Mum: turn off your phone and come help me
    Me: but mum i'm watching a documentary

    LEMONDEE  a years ago +453

    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?

  • Fann
    Fann  a years ago +340

    Coming soon
    Boldly: History of the lipstick

  • L.B Books
    L.B Books  a years ago +281

    A glossy taco you mean, where are my holosexuals?

  • matsukko_
    matsukko_  a years ago +365

    “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

  • LexRose
    LexRose  2 years ago +1058

    What about "History of eyebrows?" I think it would be intresting. 😂

  • Musings of a Cat
    Musings of a Cat  2 years ago +111

    Have you tried Besame cosmetics? They have period accurate lipsticks back to the 1910's and up to the 1960's or 70's. Other makeup too but I love their lipsticks! :)

  • youtubesucks
    youtubesucks  a years ago +98

    10 cents a tube? Now it's 10 dollars for a sample

  • Me
    Me  a years ago +66

    "this is not Elizabeth this is Jenna marbles" oh yeah thanks I almost confused them

  • Bubble Bear
    Bubble Bear  a years ago +38

    she would be a good teacher. she explains stuff so well.

  • Natalie Williams
    Natalie Williams  2 years ago +1544

    History of period products!! That would be so interesting!!

  • Courtney Osborn
    Courtney Osborn  7 months ago +19

    I would love some more “History of” videos in 2019, please! These are awesome!

  • a m i r a
    a m i r a  a years ago +73

    5:02 this is not Elizabeth it's Jenna marbles
    (Omg thanks for 8 likes i have never gotten so many before)

  • CrazyChloe E.
    CrazyChloe E.  a years ago +51

    Ok modern lipstick needs a mirror!!!!!