National Lipstick Day:
National Lipstick Day is celebrated on every July 29 to love the enticing Lipsticks that add beauty to our ever-beautiful faces.
|2023||29th July||Saturday||United States|
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Why National Lipstick Day?
Lipstick, the word that could make a woman’s face bright. Even those who don’t or don’t like to wear the makeup, when just a single stroke of lipstick is applied, your face becomes elegant. That’s the power of lipstick.
We definitely need this day no matter what! Who will miss when our favorite shade now at discounted price just because of National Lipstick Day?
How can we observe National Lipstick Day:
Though a separate day is not required to buy our favorite lip color, lets do that on this day so that we can add one more color to our palette.
Drugs stores offer huge discount to promote this day. Get your color at discounted costs. Dont miss it. Share the coupon code if you find working on twitter using these hashtags #NationalLipstickDay and #LipstickDay. women should help each other after all.
Try all your shades on your arm and post it on social media. if your one arm is not enough you can use the other one and any of your family members as much as required. Please do not do it on children and pets as it might be harmful sometimes.
Do a You tube video by reviewing all the shades you have. Normally, picking a suitable color is than getting an outfit.
The Experts says that any “3 SHADES OF PERFECT COLOR” lipstick would suit all dress considering skin color. But knowing the perfect one? What all would be that. Today is the day to find out our perfect shades. Instead of buying something from online, Try before getting one from shops as normally we have lot of lipsticks which we do not use. You with your friends or neighbors can collectively try all the shades that you all have so that the unused one can be used by someone else.
Interesting facts about National Lipstick Day:
Let’s see some interesting facts about the lipstick,
In United States, before the 19th Century, women did makeup only at home whereas lipstick started to gain popularity in England by 16th century itself. Queen Elizabeth I template of wearing bright red lips with white face became a fashion symbol.
The famous actress, Sarah Bernhardt, began wearing lipstick and blush in public. Before that “Makeup At Public Places” was not in practice. She applied “Carmine Dye”, the dye extracted from insects that live on cactus plants.
Initially Lipsticks were sold in paper tubes, small pots or tinted papers and was applied with brush.
By 1915, Maurice Levy invented lipstick in cylinder metal containers with a tiny lever at the side of the tube although push-up containers were already available in Europe.
In 1923, the first swivel-up tube was patented by James Bruce Mason Jr. At that time, Elizabeth Arden and Estee Lauder started selling lipstick in their salons.
The First Long-lasting lipstick called “No-Smear Lipstick” was first invented by Hazel Bishop, a chemist.
A study in 1937 revealed that around 50% of teen girls fought over lipsticks with their parents. As those times, lipstick was portrayed as a symbol of adult sexuality. Women, especially teenage girls feared to wear lipsticks as they could be mistaken as prostitutes. Even now, some shades of lipstick are made to be associated with prostitution.
By the year 1960, the trend was upside-down and women who don’t wear lipsticks were considered as lesbians or with mental illness.
Black Color Lipsticks are used in Horror movies. As we people are still strongly influenced by movies, black and red color are linked to honor and sexuality respectively.
By 2007, the term “Poison Kiss” became a popular topic as the examination found traces of lead on lipsticks though not intentionally added. It raised awareness and led FDA to conduct further checks on the cosmetics brands.
Around 123 Million women in U.S wear lipstick and expected to be increased to 124 million by 2024.Lipstick sale proliferates and the cosmetics brands sales surges up every year.
Though considered as a function wear in those days, now it has become a part of everyday usage by almost 3 in 4 women of the United States.
By the end of 2018, the lipstick market skyrocketed to $8.2 billion turn over and predicted to be increased by 50% within at least 5 years.
It is estimated that women who wear lipstick uses at least twice per day. It is also noticed that maximum of Only Male models use Lipsticks otherwise Men in the United States do prefer only uncolored lip balms for moisturization.
History of National Lipstick Day:
National Lipstick Day is not officially declared, and the founder of this day is obscure. However, the history of Lipstick is dated back to Ancient Sumerian and Indus Valley civilization that is around 5000 years ago.
Though ancients Egyptians, Sumerians and Indus Valley people used variations of Method to decorate their lips, it was the Chinese who first ever made Lipsticks from beeswax about 1000 years before to protect the delicacy of lip skin. It was during the Tang Dynasty where scented and flavored oils were added to the lipstick.
In the 19th Century Carmine Dye was used for Lip coloring. The dye is extracted from insects that live especially on cactus plants. Considering the allergic reactions, carmine was replaced by Beeswax.