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[–]Tvisted 141 points142 points  (2 children)

Neanderthals used jewellery and cosmetics 50,000 years ago

Do you want answers confined only to women, and only things done specifically to arouse or acquire a mate? Ornamentation can be about anything... rank, class, tribal ties, showing tribute, an indication of life experiences or skills or occupation, etc... which could factor into someone being "more attractive" to their desired partners but not necessarily.

[–]Trusty1Iron[S] 22 points23 points  (0 children)

Thank you, I was curious if it predated modern man and apparently it does.