The passionate, headstrong and beautiful heroines created by Jane Austen still resonate with audiences all over the world. Austen’s female characters bounce off the pages and embody the Regency era. Gone were the thick mercury-coated white faces, bright blood-red lips and foot-high flea infested wigs, replaced by a much more understated style. But how much effort did it really take to achieve the natural look 200 years ago?

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