Jan 30, 2023Cleopatra to Nefertiti: Beauty secrets from ancient EgyptAnkita Shukla

​The land of Cleaopatra

Cleopatra VII Philopator, who was the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt was known to be an ultimate beauty with a tedious beauty routine.

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​Best beauty secrets of Egypt

We bring to you some of best kept beauty secrets from ancient Egypt.

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​Coconut oil hair mask

Ancient Egyptians used coconut oil to condition their hair and scalp.

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​Milk and honey facial

Ancient Egyptians believed that milk was a natural moisturizer and honey was a natural anti-bacterial.

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​Aloe vera masks

Aloe vera was a popular ingredient for masks in ancient Egypt. It was used to reduce acne, wrinkles, and blemishes.

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​Clay masks

Clay masks were used to deeply cleanse and exfoliate the skin in ancient Egypt.

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​Olive oil

Ancient Egyptians used olive oil to nourish and protect their skin. It was also used to help reduce wrinkles and age spots.

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​Castor oil

Castor oil was used to stimulate hair growth and to help keep hair shiny and healthy.

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​Lemon juice

Lemon juice was used as a natural bleaching agent to lighten their skin.

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