For give the '700 care of their beauty It was a serious business, so serious that for most of them was the only real activity of the day, including many hours spent in front of the mirror for dressing.
The makeup was a fundamental and inevitable in toiletries Ladies Versailles, especially in the evening it was planned a reception or a ball.
The make-up of the cheeks, in particular, It played a vital role in the success of look.
On the strictly white skin, his cheeks had to be lit by a touch of red, whose hue was chosen as the occasion and time of day: pale pink in the morning, cinnabar evening, vermillion for walks in the park or in the forest.
No room for mistakes. (Photo: laduchessa.it).