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The Egyptian Goddess of Perfume In Bulgaria?

The Egyptian Goddess of Perfume In Bulgaria?

In Ancient Egypt, the 'goddess with the cat head' was called Bast or Bastet. Her shrine in Baubastis – fashioned from blocks of pink granite, the lengthy entrance lined with enormous trees – was considered to be one of the most beautiful temples in the world. The rituals performed in her temples were designed for healing, protection and insuring fertility. They were decidedly sensual, full of music and dancing, and her priestesses in dressed in red ("her colour"). The grounds of Bast's temple held an extensive cat cemetery, where her beloved companions were mummified and entombed so they could join...


Rose Skincare in the Ancient World

Rose Skincare in the Ancient World

The scent of roses permeated the ancient world, where petals were scattered across the floor, the bed or the dinner table. Rose oil was distilled for use as a perfume, breath sweetener or medicine, and rosewater was popular for cosmetic use and in food. The Romans used roses to wreathe their tombs and offered roses to statues of the gods. According to legend, the first rose oil perfume came about as a result of a discovery made by an ancient Persian caliph named Sehangir. It is said that while walking with his beautiful bride in his palace gardens along the...


How Do I Apply Moisturiser to Oily Skin?

How Do I Apply Moisturiser to Oily Skin?

Every day dirt, makeup and excess oils can build up on the surface of your skin, clogging pores and leaving your skin looking overly shiny. A good face mask will draw out the buildup of impurities, reduce the appearance of excess shine and refresh your skin. Three times a week, apply an even layer of face mask to clean, dry skin, leave it on for 10-15 minutes, then rinse off thoroughly with lukewarm water. After you’ve cleansed your complexion, don’t completely dry off your face. That’s because the best time to apply moisturiser is when skin is still damp, as...


The Rose & Sacred Geometry

Rebecca Dettman

Tags fibonacci, golden mean, pentagram, rose, sacred geometry, spiritual, vibration

The Rose & Sacred Geometry

Sacred geometry involves sacred universal patterns used in the design of everything in our reality, most often seen in sacred architecture and sacred art... and, above all, nature. The bud of the rose has five sepals that she opens to release the flower. These sepals don’t open consecutively as you would imagine but in the same way as you would draw a five pointed star (pentagram). Once the sepals have opened the rose explodes from her casing in all her beauty. The pentagram contains a ratio within her points called the Golden Mean. It is a ratio of 1: 1.61803....


How Do I Apply Skincare Products Properly?

Rebecca Dettman

Tags application, beauty, cleanser, eye cream, glowing skin, moisturiser, rose, skincare

How Do I Apply Skincare Products Properly?

The way you apply your skincare products is just as important as what’s in them. CLEANSERS: Massage the product into your skin. Working with warm water, which will help open your pores, use your fingers to rub cleanser in big circles on your cheeks. Use semi-circles on the sides of your nose and big circles up and out across your forehead. Rinse, then splash with cold water. EYE CREAMS: Using the tips of two of your fingers, pat it underneath your eyes and across top of the brow, gently dabbing your eyelids. Apply eye cream in the morning when it’s...

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