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28th September 2011

Hair removal in different social and cultural contexts

There are many reasons why hair removal is mandated. For some people, it is a religious tradition that must be observed. Monks of some religions have rituals wherein they completely shave their heads. In sports, some athletes like swimmers and cyclists, r...

18th July 2011

Head Turning Bracelets for Fashion Conscious Collectors

The bracelet is an ancient article of jewelry that has both decorative and religious significance. Historians tell us that the bracelet was one of the most popular accessories in Ancient Egypt. The Egyptians were the first to use precious metals and...

14th April 2011

Why do we go through the hair removal rituals anyway?

Ever since the times of ancient Egypt, people have been trying to get rid of body hair for disease prevention purposes. Lack of body hair prevent lice, ticks & other parasite infestations. It's also removed before surgery in some areas of the body. Razor...

22nd February 2011

The History Of Tobacco Pipes

Long before Europeans arrived in the New World, Native Americans were smoking ceremonial pipes. A less well-known fact, however, is that the history of tobacco pipes can be traced back to 2000 BC in ancient Egypt where bits of pipes and tobacco were burie...

14th February 2011

The Manicure Remains NYCís Best Beauty Treatment

Whether you want to treat yourself after a hard weekís work or you want to look and feel your best for an event, the NYC manicure is one of the easiest, most instantly effective and cheapest, ways to do it. Unlike many of todayís far-fetched beauty tre...

04th February 2011

The Timeless Appeal of Hair Sticks

Nothing complements a face or an outfit better than a perfect hair accessory. Hair accessories worn correctly can work wonders to add that extra oomph to your persona. Fashion trends keep on changing but beautifully-worn hair can never go out of fashion. ...

20th January 2011

Learn about Faux Painting

Faux painting can change your house dramatically; it can enhance your home by providing a touch of beauty and value to the house. You can create various illusions and moods using different faux techniques and finishes. The history of faux painting go...

17th January 2011

Diamond Microdermabrasion: The Best Type of Skin Treatment

The origin of diamond microdermabrasion can be traced as far back as ancient Egypt where doctors use a form of sandpaper to scrape the top layers of the skin to give it a smooth appearance and help remove the ugly remnants of old wounds or scars. In mo...

10th January 2011

Dance like an Egyptian!!!

Dance in ancient Egypt and many ancient civilizations was an essential part of the social life of the common man. The main form of dance in Egypt was the belly dancing. The name of the dance is somewhat a misnomer as every body part is equally involved, t...

10th January 2011

Standout Silver Coins for Serious Collectors

No one can say for sure, but most historians believe that silver was mined several centuries before gold. Archeologists have found silver mines on the Aegean Sea that date back more than five thousand years. It was one of the first precious metals manki...

15th September 2010

The Secret That Ancient Egyptians Wore Wigs

Ancient Egyptians are the first group of people who used wigs in the world, which date may date back to 4,000 years ago. Later, wigs are brought to Europe and applied in various art festivals and plays. Beside, you can see lawyers and judges wear them in ...

29th June 2010

Best Moisturizers

Science has proven that the most basic key to healthy looking skin is the ability to retain and acquire moisture. As the skin care market seems to overflow with new products using the latest technologically advanced ingredients, women continue their endle...

09th May 2010

Ancient Egyptian Statues - Know The Story Of Ancient Era

Ancient Egyptian statues for sale come from a age when these beautiful artworks were once the important possessions of rich Egyptians and Egyptian royals. Now we have a tendency to see them as priceless. How many have gone missing in the sands of time we ...

15th April 2010

A Short History of Cosmetology

People have been using cosmetics to improve their appearance since the last several thousand years. It is also used to mimic animals or look scary for festivals. The history of cosmetology is much older than civilization. The ancient nomads made pastes of...

08th December 2009

How to Get Rid of Dark Under Eye Circles Now!

Let's face it. People have been trying to learn how to get rid of dark under eye circles for thousands of years. There is some historical evidence of the use of fresh cucumber slices, olive oil and plant extracts in ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece. ...

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