Scents that were popular at that time were musk, amber, incense, cinnamon, and thyme and they were used for perfuming the temples, embalming, and sacrifices. The cosmetic products saw a boom in the ancient Rome due to the arrival of Greek physicians and encyclopedists. Roman women used balms, oils, and powders for skin cleansing, and they also made soaps from fat and lime. The ancient Rome was known for making many cosmetic and medicinal agents and preparations such as paste against skin flaking, creams, balms, baths, and perfumes.
Apoxyomenos cosmetics is principally based on oils, most notably olive and almond oils, and scents used in the ancient time such as musk, myrtle, amber, orange flower, and iris.
Mirta Lozančić, aromatherapist, Mirta natural cosmetics