|Cleopatra VII was born in 69 B.C. in Alexandria, which was then
the capital of Egypt. She was 17 or 18 when she became the queen
of Egypt. She was far from beautiful, despite her glamorous image
today. She is depicted on ancient coins with a long hooked nose and
masculine features. Yet she was clearly a very seductive woman.
She employed the use of ancient essential oils in her beauty regimen.
She was also highly intelligent, ambitious and devoted to her country.
She arranged to have herself delivered to Caesar in a rolled up oriental
rug. When the rug was unrolled, Cleopatra tumbled out. It is
said that Caesar was bewitched by her, and became her lover that very night.
After Caesar's death, the new Roman leader was Marc Antony. When he summoned
Cleopatra to question her about whether she had assisted his enemies, Cleopatra
arrived in style on a barge with a gilded stern, purple sails, and silver
oars. Cleopatra was dressed as Venus, the goddess of love.
She reclined under a gold canopy, fanned by boys in Cupid costumes.
It is also said she employed the seductive powers of the rose when entertaining
Marc Antony by carpeting her floors, knee deep, with red rose petals.
Like Caesar before him, Antony was enthralled. So, as you can see,
Cleopatra was smart enough to take care of herself, and make the most of
The essential and fragrance oil blend in our Cleopatra's line was
developed with her qualities in mind. It is an alluring, earthy,
and seductive scent that hints of the mysteries of the ancient pyramids.
It is a very memorable, distinctive scent. It does come with a warning
Be prepared to have men worshipping at your feet.
This section contains:
Cleopatra's Bath Salts
Cleopatra's Hand & Body Lotion
Cleopatra's Linen Spray
Cleopatra's Milk Bath