Undressed: A History of Hygiene

Undressed: A History of Hygiene

How was soap invented?

Who sold false teeth?

What is the origin of the ‘beauty mark’?

Why were Egyptian woman bald?

What cultures invented the toothbrush, the toilet?

What beauty aids worked–and what were sheer disasters?

In this lively, visual 1-hour presentation, Lianne Harris follows the evolution of beauty and hygiene and the pains and procedures those in the past have subjected themselves to in the pursuit of looking good and being socially acceptable.