History of Mascara

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I know women that avoid leaving house with bare lashes and if so only with big dark sunglasses on. This small trick can frame your face, pulling together entire look in a few strokes. But do you know history of mascara and at the same time most popular cosmetic brand?
Mascara is an American invention, appeared in 1913. History of this special beauty product looks like a fairy tale. It all started because of brotherly love and passion for chemistry. Tom Lyle Williams wanted to help his sister to seduce Man of her dreams. For thickening her eyelashes, created in his laboratory, mixture with carbon dust and vaseline. It is not known whether the suitor was seduced but this invention brought him a fortune. Maybelline, is an simple connection of name Maybel (Mr William sister) and ends of word vaseline.

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