The Cosmetic Chemist Crossword Puzzle Mania

December 15, 2016

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History of Cosmetics

crossword puzzle

4. This Egyptian queen is well known for her skills in the art of cosmeticology, not only in the application of cosmetics, but also in the formulation of preparations.
7. This novel, written in 1985 by a German author, tells the story of a young French orphan, during the 18th century, who has an exceptional sense of smell and eventually becomes a serial killer who attempts to preserve the scent of his victims.
8. Egyptians used __________ and litmus for coloring the skin and white lead for whitening the skin. Today, this ingredient is widely used in temporary tattoos and is also used in Indian culture as a hair dye.
10. This cleansing product came into common use in the Meditteranean region around the thirteenth century.
12. Egyptians were the first civilization skilled in the art of cosmetics. They frequently practiced make-up art, hair dressing, hair dyeing and waving, and __________, a procedure practiced today at the end of life.
14. The Romans painted these keratin tissues with a polish made of sheep fat and blood.
15. In 19th century Europe, __________ oxide replaced lead and copper as a key component in facial powders.
16. In the Roman Empire (300 B.C.), the first professional barber, Ticino Mena, was brought to Rome from this nearby island. Shortly thereafter, men of social status were required to shave or maintain very well groomed facial hair.
17. This material was used by Hindus to darken the lips and teeth. It is the leaf of a vine belonging to the Piperaceae family. Its origins are in Malaysia, but it also is found in India, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka.

1. Used by many ancient civilizations to treat the skin.
2. In 19th century England, this queen proclaimed that make-up is inappropriate except when worn by actors.
3. This Greek physician from the Classical Greek period established dermatology as a discipline of medicine and encouraged people to live more healthy lives and focus on beauty by diet, exercise, special baths, and massage. His name is similar to a well known African animal.
5. In ancient times in Japan and China, these facial features were plucked or shaved off.
6. During the Classical Greek period, clay embedded with __________ was used as lipstick, to give a red tone to the skin.
9. During the Renaissance period in Europe, this element was used in face powder instead of lead.
11. This bright green paste, which contains copper, used to be painted on the face of ancient Egyptians. In fact, this is a mineral comprised of copper carbonate hydroxide with the molecular formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2.
13. In many civilizations in early history, __________ and cosmeticology were considered one field, with many physicians practicing the art.