The nerd in me loves history and the lady in me loves makeup. So, imagine my excitement levels when a dear friend of mine lent me Face of the Century: 100 Years of Makeup and Style, a great coffee table book she picked up at a yard sale.

Filled with old pictures and writer Kate de Castelbajac's brilliant bits of beauty information, the book provides the details on makeup and style one decade at a time. Want to learn some fun facts from this read? Take my quiz to test your makeup smarts from the 1900s-1940s, and look for my quiz on the 1950s-1990s to come.

Bella Quiz: 20th Century Beauty, Part I

Which cosmetics item was considered inappropriate for unmarried women in the 1900s?