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Where Did the Word "Mascara" Come From?

Where Did the Word "Mascara" Come From?

There are so many beauty terms in the English language, from lotion to lipstick, each with its own history and language of origin. Can you guess where some of our most common beauty product names came from, and what each of them literally means? Take my quiz to find out, and learn some fun trivia about the history of the beauty goodies you use every day.
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Where Did the Word "Mascara" Come From?

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vanityx0kills vanityx0kills 5 years
0.5, yikes!
vanityx0kills vanityx0kills 5 years
0.5, yikes!
jovanna jovanna 6 years
3/5
jovanna jovanna 6 years
3/5
caligirl101 caligirl101 6 years
3/5
caligirl101 caligirl101 6 years
3/5
nazxo nazxo 6 years
3/5 haha guessed them all
nazxo nazxo 6 years
3/5 haha guessed them all
smiley13tree smiley13tree 6 years
hah 1/5
smiley13tree smiley13tree 6 years
hah 1/5
tallkell tallkell 6 years
1/5 - ugh!
tallkell tallkell 6 years
1/5 - ugh!
llamawich llamawich 6 years
2/5 :)
llamawich llamawich 6 years
2/5 :)
AmberHoney AmberHoney 6 years
Zippo for me and I love words. This was a marvelous quiz!!
shaima shaima 6 years
1/5! i didnt expect better :(
shaima shaima 6 years
1/5! i didnt expect better :(
onlysourcherry onlysourcherry 6 years
Great quiz, even though I bombed. I love the OED!
polkadots567 polkadots567 6 years
ha! 0/5, shows how much i know
Lori-Gragg Lori-Gragg 6 years
I got 0/5 how embarrasing.
Lori-Gragg Lori-Gragg 6 years
I got 0/5 how embarrasing.
Zivanod Zivanod 6 years
Only 1 right! I did terribly.
Zivanod Zivanod 6 years
Only 1 right!I did terribly.
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