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To dye for: How the Romans changed the face of Britain - literally

Ancient objects thought to be jewellery are actually make-up applicators used by women in Roman Britain

Patrick Sawer

At first glance they may not seem that significant, but these small objects can now be added to the long list of answers to the question, what have the Romans ever done for us?

In short, they’ve given us makeup.

Researchers have established for the first time the way women in Roman Britain applied their makeup...

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