Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder: How Victorians Used Common Poisons to Become Drop Dead Gorgeous


The use of make-up, hair products and perfumes is not a modern notion; these types of bodily decoration have been around since well before the ancient Egyptians.  While each culture and time period have interpreted their beauty routines differently, the Victorians took it to an entirely new, and dangerous, level.  From the products they placed [...]