Cosmetics of Early America

Katie Cannon talked about the female beauty standards of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. She explores many of the ingredients women… read more

Katie Cannon talked about the female beauty standards of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. She explores many of the ingredients women used to make their own cosmetics, such as flowers, tree bark, chalk, and ashes. She also described many of the harmful ingredients included in the cosmetics of the time, including lead, mercury, acids, and arsenic and the side effects women experienced from using these products. close

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  • Katie Cannon Curator Daughters of the American Revolution Museum->Education
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Cosmetics of Early America

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Program ID:
423971-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 04, 2017 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 15, 2017 | 4:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 04, 2017 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 12, 2017 | 3:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2017 | 10:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2017 | 1:21am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2017 | 4:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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