During the golden era of the Islamic caliphate in Southern Spain, troves of fresh, ripe oranges were brought to the silver shores of Andalusia. These oranges harboured a thick, lunar skin and were cast in face masks and body scrubs for their ability to exfoliate, draw out impurities and leave a beautiful glow. Their natural oils helped to moisturise skin, antioxidants delayed the onset of wrinkles and their rich vitamin C content made skin elastic and served to dry out acne
In ancient Egypt, goat milk was considered a delicacy and revered for its mystical powers. The Egyptian people believed that the divine milk was a heavenly token and a wonder cure for dull skin. As they applied the holy milk on their bodies, they would find that it would glisten on their lips, arms and ankles, gently peeling back dead skin and revealing younger, fresher layers underneath.