The Brazen Beauty Mark

The origin of faux-beauty marks liesย in the Renaissance, where pale white ladies covered any sort of blemish with a little dark dot. Before this, any blemish on the faceย was considered the sign of possession by the devil. Women would have to find ways to cover the marks they were born with. However, once the wealthy…

The Controversial Cone Bra

The bullet, or cone bra, is one of the most infamous pieces of underwear. The bullet bra was designed in the late 1930s, but because of WWII, it wasn't really seen until the 1950s. Maidenform was the brand that really catapulted the bra into the mainstream. Their ads featured women looking confident and strong wearing…