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How smudge-proof lipstick was invented | Moments of Vision 6 - Jessica Oreck

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Today, lip cosmetics are a billion dollar industry, with 1 out of every 3 women claiming that they won’t leave home without applying lipstick. But how did it come to be so common? In the sixth installment of our ‘Moments of Vision’ series, Jessica Oreck shares the wartime origins of long-lasting lipstick.

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  • Educator Jessica Oreck
  • Director Jessica Oreck
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  • Composer Eli Janney, Nate Shaw
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