I'm surprised about the lead...
Posted by Elainel on February 21, 1998 at 23:10:56:
In response to Cosmetics, written by Marie Bernadette on February 20, 1998 at 17:13:18
] In The Mirror of the Graces, the author mentions using only cornstarch as powder because the knew by that time (1812 or so) that lead was harmful.
That they knew about the dangers of lead surprises me. Weren't they still making toys (soldiers, etc.) using lead or was that only in the US? Or maybe they just realized they shouldn't use it for makeup? EL
- lead Marie Bernadette 01:09:07 2/22/98 (1)
- Thanks for the clarification (NFM) ElaineL 09:59:07 2/22/98 (0)
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