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Egyptian Beauty Care

The Ancient World and Fashion > Ancient Egypt

In this painted banquet scene, four young women wear braided wigs decorated with lotus flower blossoms. The artist has also shown cones of fat resting on top of the women’s heads (see Cool Cones).

Egyptian beauty care

Looking good was very important to the ancient Egyptians.They worked hard to keep themselves clean and sweet-smelling, and both men and women used cosmetics, which they kept in elegant pots. The Egyptians also paid a lot of attention to their hair, and some rich people shaved their heads and wore elaborate wigs.

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