As of Sunday night's season four premiere, Downton Abbey is back on our beauty radar. The show has single-handedly brought back a fervent interest in Edwardian- and '20s-era fashion and beauty, which could require hours of preparation for one ensemble. Dive into a time before nylons and quick-drying nail polish, and you'll see how much work it would have taken to make Lady Mary beautiful. (Hint: dirty hair is involved.) It's all enough to make a Turkish diplomat lose his breath.
Secrets of Downton Abbey's Hair and Makeup Styles