"Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art" - Ralph Waldo Emerson (American poet)

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

Quiz Results!

Firstly let me just thank those who took part. Some of your answers made me chuckle - good effort! 
Catherine (first), Anne (a close second), Leesa (third) and Dawn (last - but you're always a winner to me:) Catherine achieved 7 out of 10!!! Well done! Please choose from here.


1. Which of the following celebrities never endorsed Lancome?

a) Juliette Binoche
b) Isabella Rossellini
c) Julia Roberts
d) Ann Hathaway
e) Uma Thurma
f) All of the above
g) None of the above

2. What did Cleopatra crush to get the stain for her red lips?

a) berries
b) beetles (the Carmine Beetle) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cochineal
c) rose petals
d) cherries

3. Which is the oldest Cosmetics Company in history?
a) Revlon
b) Estee Lauder
c) Bourjois
d) Shiseido http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiseido

4. Which of these famous singers said this?
"But when I went on the stage to do a show, I would put on makeup because I felt that it enhanced my act; it drew attention to what I was doing"

a) Little Richard
b) Elvis Presley
c) Jerry Lee Lewis
d) Cliff Richard

5. Who is this make-up loving character?

David Bowie as Jareth

6. What is the most popular selling fragrance for women? 

a) Obsession
b) Joy
c) Chanel No. 5
d) Eternity
e) Poison

7. This became highly popular in the eighteenth century and all of these celebs have one today. What is it?

-Sarah Jessica Parker
- Angelina Jolie
- Eva Mendes
- Mariah Carey

A Beauty Mark

8. Which of these brands does Estee Lauder NOT own?

a) Prescriptives
b) Bobbi Brown
c) Tommy Hilfiger
d) Coty

9. What is America's number one selling beauty product?

a) Great Lash Mascara by Maybelline
b) Cover Girl Foundation
c) Lancome Juicy Tubes
d) Dove soap
e) Oil of Olay

10. A beautiful model in an evening gown appeared on the cover of a Harper's Bazaar magazine in 1915. She wasn't wearing a corset, her skirt was above her ankles and the back of her dress was scandalously low. But the model lacked one thing in particular that would set off a new trend in fashion in North America. What was it?

She shaved her armpits.


  1. I won! I won!! Are you feeling lucky punk? YES I AM.

  2. Bah! You cheated and googled. Cheater *sulks*

  3. But I really did think the answer to number 7 was tattoos. I guess C18th ladies were less likely to have them than, say, sailors.

    By the way, look at this link someone posted on Facebook. Thought provoking...


  4. Great lash is bunk! But you can't deny that they sell sell sell! I checked the statistics and it is true! WTF right?

    Nobody cheated Annie!

    Cat - I am thinking a retro frosty pinky for you. Something you can retouch easily as you're changing nappies and bathing baby.

  5. Retro frosty pink sounds great to me! Well, anything at all sounds great to me as at the moment the only beauty product I am using is Batiste.
    Thanks Sarah... and just read your last post. I am SO tempted to go and see MAC for a makeover.