A lady in the mirror. The use of the powder was banned during the French Revolution

A lady in the mirror. The use of the powder was banned during the French Revolution

Every era has its fashion.

From this point of view the French Revolution It is remembered as a period in which spread the pants, short hair and also certain prohibitions, that we may look at least a little’ bizarre.

Between these, just to mention one, to do not use more powder, instead until then she had had an almost obsessive use is to perfect face to whiten wigs (https://www.pilloledistoria.it/2203/storia-moderna/versilles-1700-la-moda-dei-capelli-bianchi).

The reasons for the decision was, obviously, a political one: the powder was a product “antisocial”, as was used to achieve the farina, that in this way was “subtracted to the people(Photo gives: la-duchessa.blogspot.it).