Category: Cosmetics

Historical makeup, body care, hygiene, and beauty treatments. Where medicine meets scribal arts and cooking and it explodes all over your face.

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The Trotula Collection

This collection of medical manuscripts is commonly referred to as ‘The Trotula’. These three texts: “On the Conditions of Women”, “On Women’s Cosmetics”, and “On the Treatments for Women” were aggregated by the 12th century, […]