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The Secret Beauty of the Dark Ages

written by: pantera182
 
You won't believe the ways our ancestors were torturing their poor bodies in order to look hot back in the medieval times. This quiz will make your hair curl!

Question 1:


In the Middle Ages this type of complexion was very fashionable and everybody was trying to achieve it.
Dead-pale white skin
Bronze "sunkissed" tan
Yellowish skin
Flushed pinkish complexion

Question 2:


During the Dark Ages, this "magical" ingredient was put into creams because it helped people achieve the desired complexion.
Lead
Sulfur
Carbon
Copper

Question 3:


It was believed in the Middle Ages that dilated pupils are infinitely enchanting. To dilate their pupils people used the juice of this plant as eye drops.
Poisonous ivy
Belladonna
Water lily
Nettle

Question 4:


In the Middle Ages, the large forehead was considered a sign of grandeur and wisdom that's why people used this common method to enlarge their foreheads.
They shaved off a strip of hear above the forehead.
They plucked the hair above their forehead.
None of these
They bleached the hairline above the forehead.

Question 5:


This hair color was very fashionable in medieval times. Women applied special mixtures to their hair and stayed in the sunlight for hours to achieve it.
Platinum blonde
Deep red
Venetian blonde
Chocolate Brown

Question 6:


Which of the following is true about medieval makeup?
Both men and women used makeup.
Makeup was very heavy and greasy and clogged the skin pores.
Makeup was applied very generously.
All of these

Question 7:


What did people do in medieval times to make their skin appear more translucent?
They made cuts in their skin.
They never liked translucent skin.
They painted blood vessels on their skin.
They used medications to enlarge their blood vessels.

Question 8:


These marks were a huge craze in the Middle Ages.
Moles
Pimples
Scars
Warts

Question 9:


Medieval people had very weird tastes when it came to eyebrows. Artificial eyebrows made from this material were in fashion.
Feathers
Horse skin
Silk fabric
Mouse skin

Question 10:


For medieval people beauty marks had very special meanings. Which of these statements is true?
All of these
Beauty marks on the forehead meant grandeur.
Beauty marks around the eyes meant passion.
Beauty marks above the lip meant coquetry.

 


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