That Time the French Aristocracy Was Obsessed With Sexy Face Stickers

By Hunter Oatman-Stanford The French called them mouches or “flies,” because of the dark spots’ resemblance to small insects alighted on fashionably pale skin. In England, artificial beauty marks were known as “plaisters” or patches, since they often covered scars and pockmarks, thereby transforming a blemish into a feature. During the late Renaissance, these conspicuous spots … Continue reading That Time the French Aristocracy Was Obsessed With Sexy Face Stickers