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The History of Foundation

What Do You Know About the History of Foundation?

Whether you're a fan of tinted moisturisers, powdered formulations or liquid makeup, there are heaps of options out there when it comes to choosing a foundation.

But have you ever given much thought to how this must-have cosmetic came to be about?

From Roman Britain to theatrical makeup to the first commercial foundation, let's see whether you know the basics about bases, shall we . . .

What Do You Know About the History of Foundation?

In Roman Britain, women used starch, tin oxide, and _______ on their faces to get a pale glow.

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