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12. Suffragettes Wore Red Lipstick To Protest
As women battled for the vote in the 19th and 20th century, they decided to use makeup as a tangible sign of autonomy. Whereas before it was seen as a scandal for a middle class woman to go outside with any visible signs of cosmetics, Suffragettes put red lipstick on during their marches to show that they were their own women and could control their own minds and lives.