Women do so many strange things to their lips in the name of fashion -- coloring, plumping, even injecting them with chemicals. But why are our lips red to begin with? And what's really in all these things that we swipe on (and pump into) our lips?
Question 1 of 20
Lips are pink or reddish because lip skin cells are different from those on the face.
Question 2 of 20
Lips don't have any oil glands.
Question 3 of 20
Some medications can make your lips even drier.
Question 4 of 20
Cleopatra colored her lips with crushed ants.
Question 5 of 20
The first lip color in stick form was created in the 1700s.
Question 6 of 20
Lipstick was outlawed in Victorian England.
Question 7 of 20
Max Factor invented lip gloss in the 1930s.
Question 8 of 20
Lipstick can contain lead and cow brain tissue.
Question 9 of 20
Guerlain makes a lipstick that costs $20,000.
Question 10 of 20
Some lipsticks get their color from crushed seashells.
Question 11 of 20
You can make your own lipstick with beetroot powder.
Question 12 of 20
Matte and long-lasting lipsticks can dry out your lips.
Question 13 of 20
Beeswax is the most common emollient found in lip balms.
Question 14 of 20
If you have easily irritated lips, you might want a lip balm that contains glycerin.
Question 15 of 20
Instead of buying lip balm, you can just lick your lips to keep them hydrated.
Question 16 of 20
If you want to plump up your lips, one of the options is to use collagen from a dead person.
Question 17 of 20
You can also have your lips plumped with a filler that contains Gore-TEX.
Question 18 of 20
Lip fat transfers and implants don't last as long as human collagen injections.
Question 19 of 20
Equine collagen is a popular lip plumper.
Question 20 of 20