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To safeguard her health, Queen Elizabeth I used a half-inch of lip rouge.

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Elizabeth I was really infatuated with a bright red lip. The queen applied half an inch of lip paint on her lips. You read that correctly, a half-inch. At the very least, it stayed on after she ate supper, right? Elizabeth, often known as the Virgin Queen, felt the lipstick had medicinal properties and might prevent death. Elizabeth's lipstick, ironically, contained a dangerous element, white lead, which progressively poisoned her. At the very least, she looked stylish for her burial. Other less-lethal elements in the queen's characteristic crimson tint included egg whites and fig milk. Many researchers, including Jenner, credit Queen Elizabeth with inventing the lip pencil. The queen's lip liner pencil was

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