history of cosmetics 6000 years
The history of cosmetics spans at least 6000 years and is present in almost every society on earth. Some claim that cosmetic body art was the earliest form of formal in human culture. Archaeological mark of cosmetics certainly dates from ancient Egypt and Greece. Early developments include the use of castor oil in ancient Egypt as a protective balm and skin creams made of beeswax, olive oil, and rosewater.