Cleansers and moisturizers, were created with animal fat and rosewater. This was used to keep the skin soft and clear. Home recipes were popular, often involving cucumbers, strawberries or milk.
Additionally, women were encouraged to avoid sunburn or tan, but to take exercise outdoors to achieve a healthy and rosy-cheeked appearance.
During the 18th century, wealthy women commonly wore white faced makeup. This was created from lead and fats.
By the 19th century, this fell out of fashion. Tinted foundations were available, but were not popular, particularly among women of good reputation. Powder was commonly made from rice flour.
Blush or Rouge-
Rosy cheeks were valued as a sign of good health. Women frequently used blush or rouge to add color to their cheeks. This was the most popular cosmetic of the 19th century.
Blushes were available in liquids, powders, creams and even in soaked sheets of crepe fabric.
Eyes and Lips-
Eye makeup and lipstick were some of the less common cosmetics during the 19th century. Lamp black, or soot, were sometimes mixed with oil and water to form a black product that could be used as eyeliner, shadow or mascara. however, the effect was unnatural and not commonly used.