Lifestyle July 04, 2018 at 08:30 am

Ancient Africans and their fascinating art of hygiene and cleanliness

Alice Otchere Johnson | Intern Writer

Alice Otchere Johnson July 04, 2018 at 08:30 am

July 04, 2018 at 08:30 am | Lifestyle

Hair removal in ancient Egypt

Hair grooming

Ancient Africans devised interesting techniques to shave and groom hair. Egyptians used blades made from flint and bronze and sometimes scissors for hair trimming.

For removing body hair, a sticky paste made from sugar, lemon, water and sometimes bee’s wax was applied to the area and scrapped or wiped off.


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