The Tudor Society
  • Tudor cosmetics, haircare and skincare word search

    As we’ve gone into winter here in Europe, I’ve been bemoaning my dry skin and it inspired me to create this word search puzzle on medieval and Tudor haircare, skincare and cosmetics to test your knowledge.

    You’ll find some links to talks I’ve done on the subject to help you out.

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  • Tudor Cosmetics

    Lettice Knollys

    A couple of weeks ago, I talked about skincare in the medieval and Tudor periods, the beauty ideal of the time and what ingredients were used in skincare regimens. Today, I’m following on from that talk by looking at the cosmetics of the time.

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