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(ED 370) Although men also wore makeup, they did not carry their makeup kits with them.
(Brand)The ancient Egyptians took great pride in their appearance and cleanliness.
Most Egyptians bathed daily in the river or out of a water basin at home.
Wealthy homes had a bathroom where servants would pour jugs of water over their master (equivalent to a modern day shower).
Myrrh, thyme, marjoram, chamomile, lavender, lily, peppermint, rosemary, cedar, rose, aloe, olive oil, sesame oil and almond oil provided the basic ingredients of most perfumes that were used in religious ritual and embalming the dead (Cohen) For lips, cheeks and nails, a clay called red ochre was ground and mixed with water.
Henna was used to dye fingernails yellow or orange.
(Rigby) People rubbed themselves daily with a perfumed unguent oil that had soaked in scented wood.
Evidence comes from sculptures, reliefs and paintings from the New Kingdom.
When the Egyptians were learning to write and make bricks in 3,000 BC, they were also importing large quantities of myrrh.
The earliest recorded items of Egyptian commerce included spices, gums and other fragrant plants that were reserved mainly for religious use.
In addition to reducing sun glare, it was believed that kohl eyeliner could restore poor eyesight and reduce eye infection.
(ED 370) Kohl was kept in a small, flat-bottomed pot with a wide, tiny rim and a flat, disk-shaped lid.
Cosmetics have been used for as long as there have been people to use them.