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dressesofchina:

Tang-dynasty makeup routine

The 7 steps are:

1) Powdering the face

2) Rouging the cheeks

3) Drawing the eyebrows

4) Decorating the forehead with ornamental designs called Huadian/花钿

5) Dotting the cheeks with ornamental designs called Mianye/面靥

6) Painting the temples with crescent-shaped designs called Xiehong/斜红

7) Coloring the lips