The Edwardian era in the UK is the period that corresponds
to the brief reign of Queen Victoria’s son, King Edward VII
from 1901 to 1910.
The women felt the pressure to look younger than their real age
The Edwardian beauty was a brunette with a pale complexion and rosy cheeks. To whiten their faces, Edwardian women used enamel, a white face paint made with white lead (which we now know is toxic). Rice powder or pearl powder could be applied on top of the skin as well.
The lips covered orange red.
Also a small star or heart can be drawn on the face,neck or chest in order to hide diseases.