Perfume Bottles Made in Egypt

Perfume bottles were used in ancient Egypt from 1000 BCE following a 2,000 year old Continue reading

Earliest Shaving Instruments Found in Asia

Earliest shaving implements first appeared in Asia and Africa over 20,000 years ago Continue reading

Mineral Spring Luxury Spa Opens in Belgium

A mineral spring luxury spa opens to upper-class Europeans Continue reading

French Guild of Perfume Makers

The French Guild of perfume makers Continue reading

Old Brown London Soap

John Atkinson, chemist sold Old Brown London wrapped soap in London, England in 1892. Continue reading

Justus von Baron Liebig

Justus Freiherr von Liebig (12 May 1803 – 18 April 1873) was a German chemist who contributed to agricultural and biological chemistry, and considered the founder of organic chemistry. Continue reading

Glass Mirrors Distortion Free

In 1687, a French glass artisan, by the name of Bernard Perrot patented a technique of rolling out smooth planes of glass, and created the first glass mirrors free of distortion.
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Silver Hand Mirror

Baron Justus von Liebig, a pioneering German chemist as well as a professor at the University of Giessen invented a silver hand mirror in 1835. Continue reading

Galen

Aelius Galenus or Claudius Galenus (Greek: Κλαύδιος Γαληνός; September 129 AD – c. 200/c. 216), often Anglicized as Galen and better known as Galen of Pergamon (/ˈɡeɪlən/), was a Greek physician, surgeon and philosopher in the Roman Empire. Continue reading

Invention of Cold cream

The influential physician Galen of Pergamon (now Bergama, Turkey), invented Cold cream, circa 180 CE, by mixing water, beeswax, and olive oil into a face cream that was effective in cooling and softening the skin at same time. Continue reading