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Roman baths such as the ones at Bath, UK, feature in the history of mud masks
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A history of mud masks

Mud packs and mud baths have been used all over the world for hundreds of years. In fact, they were one of the earliest substances to be used as a cosmetic product.

One of the oldest surviving medical manuscripts is a clay tablet that dates back to 2200BC. It describes the three healing gestures; washing the wound, making plasters and bandaging the wound. Ancient plasters were made from mud and herbs – this is because the ancient people knew of mud’s healing properties. Continue Reading

What is Dead Sea mud?
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What is Dead Sea mud?

Everyone’s heard of it, but what is Dead Sea mud? What are its benefits? Is it better than other mud masks?

Dead Sea mud is black and comes from the banks of the Dead Sea, a giant salt lake flanked by Israel. It contains a high concentration of magnesium, sodium, phosphates, bromides and many, many other minerals, some of which are also known to improve heart and lung conditions.

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