1. In Ancient Greece, Prostitutes Would Get Fined For Not Wearing Makeup
In ancient Greece, only prostitutes wore obvious makeup in town squares so that men could spot them easily and not harass other women. This led Greece to pass the first known law that pertained to makeup: Street walkers without red lipstick could be thrown into jail. The idea was that if one of them walked around town fresh faced, she would be deceitfully posing as a lady, which would be a scandal in such a hierarchical society.
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