Lip Gloss Research Paper

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What is lip Gloss?
Definition: "Lip Gloss" is a cosmetic substance used for making the lips appears, as the name suggests, glossy." There are different types of lip glosses, some of these are: Basic lip gloss: shine to the lips and nothing more.

Coloring lip gloss: shine and add color as well.
Glitter lip gloss: glitter is present in the gloss, which can also be coloring as well. Flavored lip gloss: they come in all of the above adding a certain flavor associated with the lip gloss. Lip Gloss can last for long periods of time and can be water-resistant. Lip Gloss can be applied either over the lipstick or alone for a more natural and nude lip look. Lip gloss, is less heavy on the lips (although sometimes it can be thicker) than lipstick, which is only designed to color. Coloring lip gloss usually has less opaque coloring than lipsticks. Who Invented Lip Gloss?

Lip gloss was invented by Max Factor in 1930. His reason for this was to make lips glossy or shiny for films. Max Factor inventions include lipstick and the mascara wand. All of these inventions became common items in purses throughout the world as makeup became a mass market phenomenon. To millions of women in all parts of the world today, the name Max Factor goes hand in hand with beauty and fashion Today, Max Factor & Co. is a division of Procter & Gamble in Hunt Valley, Maryland. Procter & Gamble (also known as P&G) brands are responsible for touching the lives of people around the world two billion times a day. Max Factor & Co. was founded by Max Factor, Sr., who started as a make-up man for the Royal Ballet in Czarist Russia. As a young man in 1904, he emigrated from his native country to New York. Later that same year, he moved to St. Louis, Missouri, where he opened a small perfume, makeup and hair goods concession at the St. Louis World's Fair. Four years later, the family moved to Los Angeles, California and this is where Max Factor opened his first store in the...
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