1. Feminists wear red lipstick
When women were fighting for the right to vote, feminists like suffragettes Charlotte Perkins Gilman wore red lipstick to ensure equality. If you are fighting for a political right, wearing red lipstick can be the best choice.
2. A Magic Cure
Queen Elizabeth wore half an inch of lipstick at the time of her death because of her strong beliefs in the healing powers of lipstick.
3. Attraction of men
Do men like a woman in red lipstick? Well yes, men will stare a woman wearing red lipstick for 5.1 seconds longer than a woman with bare lips.
An average lady spends $1,780 on lipstick in one lifetime. Damn.
5. Preference in rainy days
Whether it’s cloudy, gloomy, or rainy, women prefer to buy lipsticks in poor weather.
6. The most expensive lipstick
Guerlain’s Kiss Kiss Gold and Diamonds Lipstick which costs $62,000 is the most expensive. The tube is made from 110 grams of 18k gold and encrusted with 199 diamonds to make you shine.
7. Lipstick is recession-proof
Harvard studies say that lipstick sales in fact lifts during periods of economic depression. During the Great Depression of the 1920’s, lipstick sales increased by 25%.
8. Own signature shade of queen
Queen Elizabeth has her own lipstick shade. She needed her own cool red shade that would go well with her outfits and skin tone. ‘The Balmoral’ was the name of her signature lipstick shade.
9. Pearl essence
Some shimmery lipsticks contained fish scales for shine.
10. Mod glance
White lipstick was a trend in the 1960s for a true “mod” look.
11. Status Symbol
Wearing lipstick became a symbol of status in Ancient Egypt for both men and women, though red was also a popular shade.
12. Usage in America
Over 80 percent of American women wear lipstick that’s more than the French.
13. Rule in Open areas
This fact will shock you for sure. It was good enough to apply lipstick in public during lunch, but under no circumstances at dinner!
14. Lipstick Lovers
It’s said that women who put on lipstick daily unintentionally consume about 4 pounds of lipstick in their life span. Yes. You read it right.
15. No to lip rouge in marriage
During 1700s, a man could cancel his wedding if his wife had worn lip rouge during their courtship.