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17. Compacts Turned Political In The 1920s
Since so many people disapproved of younger women putting on makeup, these women used their compacts as a political symbol. It became fashionable to put on your lipstick and powder in public, which called attention to yourself and showed you were your own boss. It was a symbol of autonomy and a refusal to be pushed around (like their Victorian mothers were.)
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