Since ice age haircutting and styling were practiced by people.


They used sharpened flints, oyster shells, animal bones for cutting purposes. Ancient Egyptians used cosmetics for personal beautification, religious ceremonies and burial ceremonies.

A. Based on the skin therapies and their beliefs in ancient Egypt, mention the expected outcomes of following treatments.

i. Mud bath

ii. Milk and Honey

iii. Ant egg based facial pack

iv. Butter mixed with barley

v. Mixture of chalk and oil


B. State the popular makeup colors in Egypt and their natural sources

C. Compare the sources used for eye make ups in ancient Egypt and those in ancient Greece.

D. Skin treatments in ancient India were mostly based on herbal plant materials. Explain this statement giving at least three examples with their expected outcomes.

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