The History of Cosmetics and the Trends in the Fashion Industry

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This research paper will discuss some of the history of cosmetics and new trends and types of cosmetics in the fashion industry and different types of hair extensions. Would you ever guess that film makeup started back when there was black and white movies? One type of cosmetic in the fashion industry would be eyelash extensions, or fake eyelashes. Eyelash extensions have been around since 1916 , but recently have become a trend. The first fake eyelashes were made of human hair and were made for an actress to wear in a movie. Fake eyelashes can be made from human hair or from synthetic materials. There are two different kinds of fake eyelashes. There are temporary and eyelash extensions, The main difference is that the adhesive or glue, that comes with them last a longer or shorter amount of time. When choosing what type of false eyelashes you want you can choose between thin or thick, long or short, or even the color of the eyelashes . Eyelash extension prices can be from five dollars to five hundred dollars. The price depends on the quality and make of the eyelashes. False eyelashes can be used for personal use, special occasions , movies , modeling Etc. Some people use eyelashes for little girls between the ages of 4-9 for beauty pageants. Another thing about false eyelashes is that you can have a professional put them on! There are such people called “ Lash Stylist” or “Lash Technicians” that specialize in the field of eyelash extensions.Certain companies provide training for false eyelashes and some provide a certification . Corrective makeup is one of the most widely used makeup techniques used today. Some people call corrective makeup “cosmetic camouflage” . Corrective makeup is the application of makeup to hide or conce... ... middle of paper ... ...k. If you wanted to work as a professional at hair extensions or eyelash extensions you could work in a salon, as celebrity hair stylist, as a personal hair stylist, or have your own business . Many cosmetologist that work in salons have had years and years of experience and have never touched hair extensions and have no clue as to how they are put in. If you are considering being a corrective makeup artist you could work in a salon and do makeup for things,like weddings, proms, beauty pageants, family pictures and other everyday things.Special effects makeup artist can get jobs from being a salon makeup artist to working in hollywood doing makeup for all the big movies. With all of the different kinds and techniques of cosmetics it is easy to make someone look like a completely different person . There are many opportunities in doing hair extensions and makeup .

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