Ancient Egyptians used kohl, a lead base, to outline their eyes. This could have led to seizures or comas, even death.
Black and gold
Cleopatra Elizabeth Taylor in one of the most iconic, and expensive, film costumes ever made. Designed by Renie Conley, Irene Sharaff and Vittorio Nino.
-- With makeup this good, even Marc Antony wouldn't be able to tell the real Cleopatra from all the imitators that are sure to be lurking around on the