Cosmetics by Hupfen

Champion(s):

LaudermithM


Runner(s)-Up:

PotatoD
Not good enough for Learned League.


Quiz Description

History, business, science, politics... you don't have to wear makeup to know these, but it might help.

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2 PotatoD 275 92 15
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3 SpencerJ2 265 85 15
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3 letouj 265 85 15
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6 GaddCAnastasia 250 73 15
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7 FrostL 240 69 00
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8 Tablesaw 222 64 00
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9 MeiyappanS 221 59 15
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10 brando3429 203 54 15
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12 RichmondJ 189 45 15
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13 VerandaGardener 183 40 15
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14 Steve 174 30 15
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14 KulkarniM 174 30 15
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18 Vintsanity 112 16 00
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21 RainaO 55 2 15
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Questions:

Cosmetics that are certified as having not been tested on animals carry Cruelty Free International's insignia, depicting what leaping animal?

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Rabbit

Jack Pierce did the special effects makeup that Boris Karloff wore in what 1931 monster movie?

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Frankenstein

Max Factor was a real man, not just a cosmetics brand. He was born in what year, the same year Yellowstone National Park was established?

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1872

A 1951 survey found that what percentage of teenage girls wore lipstick? (Answers within 5% either way are acceptable.)

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66%

You can't buy this at the similarly-named department store chain, because it's banned in the US due to its ingredients. Name this traditional eye makeup with a main ingredient known as Stibnite in non-cosmetic contexts.

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Kohl

With 2015 revenues over €25 billion, what Société Anonyme is the world's largest cosmetics company?

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L'Oréal

Egyptian pharaohs have been found with nails painted with what material, still used today to dye skin and hair?

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Henna

What New York cosmetics-selling company, founded in 2010, has become the comparison point for "subscription box" companies?

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Birchbox

In the early 19th century, upper-class Greek women made artificial nails out of what culinary (not botanical) nut?

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Pistachio

An urban legend persists that mascara contains what disgusting substance, due to people misinterpreting one of its actual ingredients (which is also a DNA component)?

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Bat Guano

Sephora stores are commonly found within JCPenney locations, but their stand-alone flagship store is on what French avenue?

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Champs-Élysées

In 2014, the Supreme Court of what country ruled that women could not be banned from working as makeup artists for its film industry?

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India