A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE ENDURING ICONIC FEMALE PHENOMENON OF RED LIPSTICK
Today, crimson red lipstick has become a sign of a strong and sensual woman. Those red lips portray a woman who knows what she wants and how to use her feminine strengths to get it. The most iconic example in the 20th century was Marilyn Monroe, but powerful women from Cleopatra in Egypt to Elizabeth I in England have employed this simple tool to show their strength. How has the power of this striking color endured throughout the millennia?