Roman Cosmetics Essay

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The romans used cosmetics for their ritual purposes, but time went by women used it for their everyday life. Romans liked white skin however they really didn’t have natural white skin so they so they had to depend on their cosmetics to lighten their complexion. They would use chalk powder, white marl and white lead which was very poisonous to their skin, but they didn’t really care if it was bad for them they kept on applying on to their face. Roman made lotion and cream for skin care most of the ingredients they will use would be plants to fight of wrinkles, pimples, sun spots, reckless, and flaking. “This mask were mixture of lentels, barely, lupine, honey, or fennel blended with oils, oregano seeds, Sulphur, vinegar, goose grease, basil
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