Saturday, March 30, 2013

Egyptian beauty

Learn how to cultivate an Egyptian 

Ancient Egypt was known for beautiful women cared for skin and hair, although at that time they did not have at their disposal a variety of medicines used by modern women. Instead, Egyptian women used the fruits of nature and rules of the soaps, creams and perfumes. See how their skin, hair and body cared Cleopatra, Nefertiti and many others. 


HYGIENE 
Egyptian cared about hygiene, because in Egypt believed that the purity of a man approaching the deities.Soaps are the rules of various herbs and salt, and after swimming were anointed with oil of myrrh and frankincense. To recover dry skin, use the almond oil or aloe vera, which is also used to treat burns.Cleopatra liked to bathe in milk because it is believed that such a rejuvenating skin. 

HAIR 
Hairstyle is represented in Egypt form of art and a way to highlight the people, as it is, after all, today. Both men and women wore wigs different from human hair or wool, which protected the scalp from the sun. Wigs with curls were worn only on special occasions. Women who want to have thicker hair, used the inserts that are carefully adhesives using beeswax and resin. For coloring gray hairs were used canoe, which was also used for coloring and nail. 



EYES 
Eye makeup was required for both women and men. Eyebrows and eyelashes were painted in black with galena, lead sulfide, and his eyes were plotted to take the form of almonds or mańćijih eyes. Color for the face and lips were reddish and received from the iron that is mixed with resin. For removing makeup cream served from a mixture of 
chalk and oil. 

SPA 
In addition to laying the foundations for the modern beauty care, in Egypt, and are set based spa treatments - Cleopatra is often used benefits of the Dead Sea, whose water contains minerals that have a beneficial effect on the skin. She also anointed the skin with clay and salt, which helps in the treatment of eczema and psoriasis. It can be said that the Egyptian and deserving of the precursor of modern contraception - Women from the upper classes have used a mixture of honey and sodium carbonate as a contraceptive cream. 

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