Web Results

Strigil

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strigil

The strigil is a tool for the cleansing of the body by scraping off dirt, perspiration, and oil that were applied before bathing. In Ancient Greek and Roman cultures the strigil was primarily of use...

Strigil | An Ancient Bath Tool with a Modern Usage

www.celluliteinvestigation.com/2010/11/strigils-skin-brushing.html

Nov 3, 2010 ... Strigils are a common bath instrument used in ancient Rome. Dry skin brushing helps with exfoliation, but I suspect a strigil would be a more ...

Strigil (Getty Museum) - The Getty

www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/6488/unknown-maker-strigil-roman-about-100/

Soap was used for laundry and medicinal purposes in the ancient world, but it was not normally used for bathing until the late 200s A.D. Until then the Romans,  ...

Brass Strigil, Ancient Rome, Replica | Object Lessons - Health ...

www.objectlessons.org/health-and-beauty-romans/brass-strigil-ancient-rome-replica/s69/a250/

This is a strange instrument – like a blunt hooked brass knife. It is called a strigil and similar tools would have been used by ancient Romans to scrape dirt and ...

Beauty Tools Of The Damned: The Strigil - TheGloss

www.thegloss.com/beauty/beauty-trends-from-history-the-strigil-117/

Nov 21, 2012 ... A strigil is just a dull blade, curved to get at all those curvy bits of the body. Here's a visual from an English archeologist who got very into ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=What Is A Strigil Used For&v=2oAFaK3lgzo
Apr 3, 2006 ... An animation I made for a Latin project in 8th grade.

Greek Medicine: THE GRECO-ROMAN BATH

www.greekmedicine.net/hygiene/The_Greco-Roman_Bath.html

Then, they used a curved metal scraper called a strigil to scrape of this "muck", which would take the dirt and grime that had accumulated on the skin along with it ...

Obsessed With Physical Exfoliation? Scrape Yourself Clean With Le ...

www.xojane.com/beauty/scrape-yourself-clean-with-le-edge

Jun 2, 2014 ... They did however use the strigil: a small, curved, metal tool used by both the Greeks and the Romans to scrape off dirt and dead skin.

Facial Strigil: Skin Exfoliator Tool | Beautiful on Raw

www.beautifulonraw.com/skin_exfoliator_tool.html

Ancient Greeks and Romans applied oil to the skin and used a dull, metal tool, known as a strigil, to scrape off all the dirt and extra oil. They probably didn't know  ...

Strigil - definition of strigil by The Free Dictionary

www.thefreedictionary.com/strigil

An instrument used in ancient Greece and Rome for scraping the skin after a bath . [Latin strigilis; see streig- in Indo-European roots.] American Heritage® ...

More Info

A Modern Strigil | Exfol Away from QVC - The Cellulite Investigation

www.celluliteinvestigation.com

Jan 10, 2011 ... The Exfol Away from QVC is the modern equivalent of an ancient strigil used to exfoliate the skin.

Strigil | Define Strigil at Dictionary.com

www.dictionary.com

Strigil definition, an instrument with a curved blade, used especially by the ancient Greeks and Romans for scraping the skin at the bath and in the gymnasium.

What is a Strigil? (with pictures) - wiseGEEK

www.wisegeek.com

A strigil is a tool which is designed to scrape the skin after bathing, exercising, or taking a sauna. Strigils were used in both Ancient Greece and Rome, as well as ...