1. Victorian women would bite down on their lips to create a lipstick substitution because wearing makeup was frowned upon.

2. In order to attain a red lip over 5,000 years ago, an ancient Sumerian queen named Schub-ad would take iron-rich rocks and mix them with a little bit of lead.

3. Between the 15th and 16th Century, Colonial American women would suck on lemons to create a pink pout.

4. Cleopatra achieved a stunning red stain on her lips from crushed up cochineal insects.