How ancient Egyptian cosmetics influenced our beauty rituals – CNN


How ancient Egyptian cosmetics influenced our beauty rituals  CNN

This article was published in partnership with Artsy, the global platform for discovering and collecting art. The original article can be seen here. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. The mysteries of the ancient Egyptians are vast, but their beauty tricks are no secret. Makeup might seem like a modern phenomenon — one that has grown into a multi-billion-dollar industry — but cosmetics were equally important to daily life in the ancient world. From the earliest era of the Egyptian empire, men and women from all social classes liberally applied eyelin…

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