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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  • Medieval and Tudor Skincare

    In this week’s Claire Chats talk, I start a two-part series looking at skincare and cosmetics in the medieval and Tudor periods. It’s a fascinating subject when we are living at a time when lots of people are reverting to using natural remedies, storecupboard ingredients and herbs and spices for skincare and skin complaints.

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