Pot gladiators in ancient Rome was used as a cosmetic facial masks

From Ancient Rome we associate a lot of things: the Colosseum, the gladiators, powerful emperors. But on the Roman cosmetics we know not so much. Meanwhile, the Roman were very resourceful when it came to beauty treatments.

Pot gladiators and animal fat, which fought in the arena, outside the theater was sold in souvenir pots. It was believed that it is an excellent tool for improving the color of a woman's face. Another, less exotic, cosmetics sold in the form of powders or bars. Rich women, for example, could afford eyeshadow or lipstick. However, the make-up basically did the prostitutes themselves, and at the same time it was considered immoral and seductive.

via factroom.ru


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