Some of the reasons for women wearing makeup include beauty, confidence and giving a boost to an otherwise wearied appearance. A more fundamental reason, however, may be to exaggerate natural sex differences. More »

A survey conducted on behalf of the Renfrew Center Foundation revealed that 58 percent of girls between the ages of 8 and 18 wore makeup and 65 percent of these girls started wearing makeup between the ages of 8 and 13. More »

For much of the '80s, girls dressed like their favorite pop stars, such as Madonna and Cyndi Lauper. They wore short skirts and neon colors, and outfits were heavily accessorized with hoop earrings, bangles and lots of m... More »

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There are numerous reasons why individuals wear a bindi, and some of these reasons include helping the individual strengthen their concentration, enhance their beauty, reveal their marital status and retain energy. Spiri... More »

Using beauty pageant presence on a global scale as a benchmark, Iranian women are as beautiful as other women around the world. It is important to remember, though, that beauty is very much subjective. It is also often c... More »

According to Japanese Coolture, Japanese women painting their faces white is a reference to the geisha culture during the Heian era of Japan, which lasted from 794 to 1185 A.D. The white makeup originated in China during... More »

Arabic makeup is a style based on traditional beauty secrets of Arab women, particularly the use of dramatic, smoky kohl eyeliner and henna body painting. Historians believe that both men and women in the Middle East and... More »

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