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Test Your Lipstick Trivia Knowledge

Most of us put on our lipstick and don't think much of it, but there's a lot of interesting history behind the stuff. Take this quiz to test your knowledge, and you might be surprised by the results. I certainly was!

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Test Your Lipstick Trivia Knowledge

Which brand created the first lipstick to be housed in a bullet-shaped container?

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supermommie supermommie 7 years
Well, I like lip gloss. I don't know much about lipstick.
ExCape ExCape 8 years
This was hard. I got 50% correctly, still:).
SinYa SinYa 8 years
boiled insect.......? I don't think i'll be using any red lipstick anymore...or at least for awhile. But is the insect also used for nude lipstick?
AmberHoney AmberHoney 8 years
I wear lipstick daily, knew about the insects, knew little else. Shame on me.
thunder_kiss thunder_kiss 8 years
Boiled insects rule!!
thunder_kiss thunder_kiss 8 years
Boiled insects rule!!
adeva21 adeva21 8 years
I love red lips but I make sure it has been made with plants here is the other thing lip colors have ...cow fat! All good to know.
Chiquita-82 Chiquita-82 8 years
3/6 mmhh not bad...
Chiquita-82 Chiquita-82 8 years
3/6 mmhh not bad...
danig danig 8 years
wow I got 4 outta 6. not surprising thouugh, I'm a complete lip color 'ho!
TulsaMINI TulsaMINI 8 years
The boiled insects question is the only one I knew!
missquiet missquiet 8 years
Interesting quiz, but I think I'd have rather remained ignorant about the methods used to make lipstick red, lol :P Eeew.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 8 years
I tanked this quiz!lol. I only got one right and it was the one about the boiled bugs! sooo gross!
reese05 reese05 8 years
2/6..wait..boiled insects?!!! Do they still use it now?
wickidgrrl wickidgrrl 8 years
that was some interesting shizzz... boiled insects????? ewwwww.
Beauty Beauty 8 years
Demonkitty 18, you're right — fish scales have been used in lipsticks to give them that "pearly" finish. But I got sneaky and asked about the color of red lipstick. To all of you who are squidged out about the beetles... hate to tell you this, but it's in a lot of our food, too. The dye is called Carmine, but a lot of times it's listed as "natural coloring." And while it *is* natural, it's also a bit gross!
Beauty Beauty 8 years
Demonkitty 18, you're right — fish scales have been used in lipsticks to give them that "pearly" finish. But I got sneaky and asked about the color of red lipstick. To all of you who are squidged out about the beetles... hate to tell you this, but it's in a lot of our food, too. The dye is called Carmine, but a lot of times it's listed as "natural coloring." And while it *is* natural, it's also a bit gross!
veronicaraye veronicaraye 8 years
I was horrible. But I totally understand the recession answer.
chatnoir chatnoir 8 years
I bottomed out on that one. Very cute test though.
inadee inadee 8 years
1 out of 6.. ouch!
inadee inadee 8 years
1 out of 6.. ouch!
demonkitty18 demonkitty18 8 years
yay 1 right guess i remember reading sumwhere dat fish scales are used in makin lipsticks??
demonkitty18 demonkitty18 8 years
yay 1 right guessi remember reading sumwhere dat fish scales are used in makin lipsticks??
leahlarocco leahlarocco 8 years
Wow...boiled insects?! Hmmm, makes me think about wearing red again.
acemonkey acemonkey 8 years
I got a zero. I will never wear red lipstick again. Yuck!
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