Cleopatra

20 Artists That Brought Cleopatra to Life on the Big Screen

20 Artists That Brought Cleopatra to Life on the Big Screen
People
3 years ago

There are a few historical figures that have managed to escape textbooks and become, one way or the other, part of popular culture. Among them we will absolutely find Cleopatra, which is, well... a textbook case of what we described before: more than 2,000 years have passed since she roamed the Egyptian palaces, and she’s still imposing all kinds of beauty trends. She has been portrayed in all sorts of ways, from the femme fatale to the relentless seductress that the Romans thought she was. And of course, celebrities have not restrained themselves from bringing her to life in their own, very personal way.

13 Times Movie Makers Made Jarring Mistakes And Thought We Will Not Notice

13 Times Movie Makers Made Jarring Mistakes And Thought We Will Not Notice
Films
7 months ago

Certainly, achieving perfection in a movie’s every detail can be challenging. Audiences, however, expect to avoid glaring bloopers—such as costumes from the wrong era or objects magically vanishing or appearing. While opinions vary, many of us find these mistakes distracting and prefer not to encounter them while watching a film.

30 Foods Proven to Burn Belly Fat and It’s Not a Diet

30 Foods Proven to Burn Belly Fat and It’s Not a Diet
Cooking
9 months ago

Chewing chili peppers speeds up your body’s metabolism, which helps you shed some of that extra weight. And chomping down on chili is a great way of clearing up your sinuses. If you want to keep it healthy, eat actual chilis, and stay away from those sauces with a skull and crossbones on the label!

8 Amazon Products That’ll Help You Kiss Your Dark Spots Goodbye

8 Amazon Products That’ll Help You Kiss Your Dark Spots Goodbye
Shopping
10 months ago

Cleopatra, the iconic Queen of Egypt, is known for her enchanting beauty and timeless allure. The secrets of her beauty regimen, like indulging in donkey milk baths and honey masks, are simple yet effective, and they have paved the way for the cosmetic products we have today. Here are some dazzling items that will greatly improve your beauty routine!

7+ Effective Beauty Tips Every Woman Should Have Up Her Sleeve

7+ Effective Beauty Tips Every Woman Should Have Up Her Sleeve
Girls stuff
10 months ago

Attention all beauty enthusiasts and cosmetic lovers. Spending hours in front of the mirror, desperately searching for the perfect look can be tiring. Well, search no further. Whether it’s using rosemary to make your hair shine or using the under-eye pinch test to remove dark eye circles, we’ve got you covered. Check out our simple and effective must-have tips for your everyday beauty routine.

Insects in Your Makeup || The Shocking History of Lipstick

Insects in Your Makeup || The Shocking History of Lipstick
Curiosities
6 months ago

Marilyn Monroe once said, “Put on some red lipstick and live a little!” She was very much aware of the empowering effects that lipsticks have on people. But have you ever stopped and wondered what makes a little tube of color this confidence-boosting and power-inducing? And how did it come into existence? The story of lipstick is a fascinating and even shocking one! So, let’s jump back in time to take a closer look at its evolution!

Why Doctors Dressed Like Birds in the Past

Why Doctors Dressed Like Birds in the Past
Curiosities
7 months ago

I bet you’ve got an antiseptic or a pack of antibacterial wet wipes in your bag. Once the germ theory got known to the public, people started being quite careful about hygiene. But back in the day, no one knew anything about germs and the physicians back then strongly believed it was poisoned air that people needed to be careful about. Therefore, a special outfit was invented.

10 Facts That Prove Egyptians Were the First Makeup and Beauty Influencers in History

10 Facts That Prove Egyptians Were the First Makeup and Beauty Influencers in History
Curiosities
year ago

The ancient Egyptian civilization appreciated beauty and perfection so much that they were at the forefront of sophisticated cosmetics and beauty regimens. From makeup and hairstyling to manicures and dermatological treatments to postpone the effects of aging, they cared for everything. Many of the cosmetics used today in our beauty routines are, in fact, evolved versions of those utilized by the ancient Egyptians thousands of years ago.

11 Famous Characters That Changed Drastically From Book to Movie

11 Famous Characters That Changed Drastically From Book to Movie
Films
year ago

It’s not that easy to adapt a book to the big screen. It can happen that a screenplay will be as good as the original, but sometimes it leaves much to be desired. Usually, the authors of the books give their characters certain traits, but in the movie, they can be significantly changed for some reason. We’ve found several book characters and famous historical icons who were depicted in movies in a completely different light.

5 Real-Life Couples That Had to Do the Impossible to Be Together

5 Real-Life Couples That Had to Do the Impossible to Be Together

Sometimes due to arbitrary social norms, two people that love each other can’t be together. According to psychologists, secrecy can make a relationship stronger, because it increases intimacy and complicity. Nevertheless, relationships that are not supported by relatives and friends tend to have poorer quality. But there is some good news, social norms, opinions, and rules can be changed.We at Bright Side, gathered 5 stories of forbidden relationships of people that fought the norms to be together, and in one way or another won.

8 Actors Revealed the Dream Roles They’ve Never Gotten to Play

8 Actors Revealed the Dream Roles They’ve Never Gotten to Play
Films
2 years ago

One statistics study shows that only about 56 English-speaking actors currently working are famous. And even though the number of actors who become worldwide stars is small, this doesn’t mean that these people have fully fulfilled their career aspirations. And we might even be shocked to find out that the actors who played our favorite action heroes and leading characters, had their eyes set on a different role in a completely different movie.

10 Times Lipstick Was More Than Just Makeup

10 Times Lipstick Was More Than Just Makeup
Curiosities
2 years ago

If you relate lipstick to modern history, you may be missing several thousands of years. The first instance of lipstick in recorded history is during the reign of Queen Puabi of Ancient Ur, circa 2450 BCE when she used a lip stain made of white lead and crushed red rocks. It wasn’t very healthy but, then again, fashion rarely is. Such is the power of a good lip shade that causes sales of premium lipsticks to remain high, even during times of recession. It’s called the Lipstick Effect.

13+ Side-by-Side Photos That Can Change Our Perception of Time

13+ Side-by-Side Photos That Can Change Our Perception of Time
Curiosities
2 years ago

Our sense of history may not be as accurate as we believe it to be. Events from the “ancient past” may have occurred more recently than we thought, while some modern-day institutions are actually older than certain civilizations. And if we do a side-by-side comparison of some historical milestones, we’ll realize how time moves differently depending on which side of the world we’re on. Bright Side juxtaposed several photos that have unexpected connections, and they’ll warp your perception of time. We also have a mind-blowing bonus waiting for you at the end of the article.

7 Clichés About Ancient Egypt That Firmly Settled in Our Minds Thanks to Movies

7 Clichés About Ancient Egypt That Firmly Settled in Our Minds Thanks to Movies
Curiosities
2 years ago

Movies are one of the most powerful pushers of pop culture, which is why everything they show us in the form of images or ideas gets firmly settled in our minds. An enormous amount of myths, including historical ones, were born thanks to various flicks, like the myth that a thumb pointed down signified a death sentence for a gladiator, that Vikings wore horned helmets, and that Marie Antoinette said, “Let them eat cake.”

13 Royals Whose Stories Made It to the Big Screen and What They Looked Like in Real Life

13 Royals Whose Stories Made It to the Big Screen and What They Looked Like in Real Life
Films
7 months ago

Over the course of history, we’ve gotten to know many rulers that became popular for different reasons, and in many cases, thanks to their bad qualities as well. These rulers have transcended their time thanks to works of art, novels, theater, and, in recent years, cinema and television. Today, many celebrities are proud to bring to your screen the stories of these famous rulers, in order to inspire you and the rest of the public to learn more about humanity’s past.

14 Crazy Things Women Used to Do to Be Considered Beautiful (Some Are Still Done Today)

14 Crazy Things Women Used to Do to Be Considered Beautiful (Some Are Still Done Today)
Girls stuff
3 years ago

Did you ever imagine that nightingale droppings could help you keep your skin moisturized and flawless? Or that you could wear lipstick made from crushed ants and beetles? Or, better yet, that shaving the hair off the upper part of your forehead would make you look more noble or intelligent? These and other practices were very common among women over the centuries. And some of them are still in use today, even if we don’t realize it.