Making make-up in Ancient Egypt

@article{Walter1999MakingMI,
  title={Making make-up in Ancient Egypt},
  author={Philippe Walter and Pauline Martinetto and George Tsoucaris and R. Brniaux and M. A. Lefebvre and Ghislaine Richard and J. Talabot and Eric Dooryhee},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1999},
  volume={397},
  pages={483-484}
}
The extensive use of green, white and black make-up has been known since the earliest periods of Egyptian history,. We have investigated cosmetic powders dating from between 2000 and 1200 BC that were preserved in their original containers. Quantitative crystallographic and chemical analysis of the organic and mineral components of the powders enabled us to identify two natural lead-based compounds: crushed ore of galena (PbS) and cerussite (PbCO3). We also found two unexpected constituents… 
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