(Rigby) People rubbed themselves daily with a perfumed unguent oil that had soaked in scented wood.
(Brand)The ancient Egyptians took great pride in their appearance and cleanliness.
The grease had a cooling effect as it melted and ran down the faces of each guest. Highly polished silver and copper mirrors aided the application of makeup.
(Rigby, Brand)Some hairstyles were very similar to that of todays. Young girls usually kept their hair in pigtails while boys had shaved heads with one braided lock worn to one side.
(ED 370) To preserve hair from the effects of sun, it was treated with a moisturizing cream in the shape of a cosmetic cone.
Evidence comes from sculptures, reliefs and paintings from the New Kingdom.
The cone would gradually melt and give the wig a pleasant fragrance.