Did You Know....10 Beauty & Fashion Fun Facts Friday

I thought I would end the week with something quite fun. On the last Friday of each month, I will post ten beauty and fashion fun facts. Some of these may not come as a surprise, but nonetheless, it's good to know (for that trivia game you've got coming up)!

Did You Know...

1. Your hair grows faster in summer than in winter and by day rather than night.

2.Until the mid 1850's clothing was designed more for necessity. However, now much of it is  designed strictly for fashion.

3. Men wore jewellery long before women. It was used as a symbol of victory in battle.

4. For an item of clothing to be considered "vintage", it must date back before the 1960's.

5. In ancient Greece, women would lighten their hair using plants extracts or arsenic.

6. Going to bed with your makeup on can age your skin up to 7 times faster.

7. The modern era of perfume began in 1921 with Coco Chanel’s launch of Chanel No. 5.

8. The first patented bra was made out of handkerchiefs at the turn of the last century. 

9. Nurses in WW2 were made to wear lipstick, to remind them that they are females before soldiers.

10. Shoes were invented some 7,500 years ago.

Did you know any of these facts already? What others would you add?

Happy Friday!



14 comments:

  1. @Iheartmexo - Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it!

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  2. Whoa neat facts, I didn't knnow thats why nurses worse lipsticks - crazy!


    xoxo Bree
    The Urban Umbrella

    HELP ME WIN!

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  3. thanks for sharing, i really enjoyed this post.

    http://abullettothehead.blogspot.ie/

    xo

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  4. @Bree - Yes it is an interesting fact! Stay positive, you will win :) x

    @Hannah - Glad you enjoyed it! x

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  5. What a lovely post! I really enjoyed reading the facts!

    Going to bed with your makeup on can age your skin up to 7 times faster.

    Oh my.. I fall asleep quite often. I might watch this, before my skin turns into a raisin before my 40th!

    X

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  6. love the fact that nursed used to wear lipstick during their work!
    X

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  7. Haha arsenic?! What a random choice to lighten your hair!

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  8. #8's really interesting. I've seen it a lot on ancient Chinese dramas but seriously... how do you defy gravity with just a piece of cloth?? haha :p


    xx,diamondinrouge.blogspot.sg

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  9. @Amal - I know right!

    @Maria - Totally agree :p

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  10. I didn't know any of these. Great post ! x

    thisishearts.blogspot.com

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  11. love it u should do more posts like that too much fun

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  12. I really enjoyed reading through this post. Xxx

    www.simplybeauty123.blogspot.co.uk

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