By Holly J. Coley, The Upstate Edit
Photos: Courtesy of Holly J. Coley
Humans have faked rosy glows for centuries, beginning with the Egyptians who used ground ochre (a natural clay pigment) to redden their lips and cheeks. It’s a scientific fact that we’re more attracted to those who have flushed skin.
It’s a sign of health and vitality. During the dark ages, those of means went as far as applying leeches to their faces to draw blood to the surface! Fortunately, we’ve come a long way since then.
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