In the regions history, hair and hairstyle for both men and women, has been an integral part of wearable heritage. Elaborate hairstyles, wigs, hairpieces and extensions have been used in this area for over 5000 years. Ancient hair research has become part of our work since 2011 and focuses mainly on Pharaonic Egypt. In the subpages under this page you will find information on this research as well.
The treatment of hair, gels and fats to strengthen hairstyles and braid ends are an element of hairstyle. Apart from the decoration techniques of hair itself (like braids and curls), also jewelry and amulets worn exclusively in hair will be described in these pages.