DIY Perfume Oil (Roses, Lavender, and Jasmine, Oh My!)

Originally posted on Fleurty Naturelle's Blog:
Perfume oils are one of the oldest beauty products known to woman. Perfume Oils (Photo credit: KateWares)  According to Levey, the world’s first recorded chemist is considered to be a woman named Tapputi, a perfume maker who was mentioned in a cuneiform tablet from the 2nd millennium BC in Mesopotamia. She…

Laila Akhyaliyya – Female Voice Of Antiquity

“HE WAS HONEY—NO, I SEE A BEEHIVE HIS LIKENESS.” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ by Dorothy Disse Laila Akhyaliyya, a member of a noble family of the ‘Uqail (in what is now Iraq), lived in the later 600s, and knew two of the Umayyad caliphs whose dynasty led the Islamic world from 661 to 750. She may have been … More Laila Akhyaliyya – Female Voice Of Antiquity