The body care, understood as personal hygiene and physical fitness, It was one of the main features of the ancient Romans (https://www.pilloledistoria.it/3128/storia-antica/igiene-bellezza-nellantica-roma-oli-unguenti-profumi-per-corpo).
The Romans practiced sports, often they washed and loved perfume, discounted at all habits in antiquity.
From the second century B.C.. Furthermore, Rome began to spread the famous perfumes;, ie those scented oils who have formed a flagship cosmetics and perfumery of this great people.
But precisely what it was and what they were?
The perfumes; They were of the oil-based preparations which were massaged over the body to nourish, moisturize, smoothed and shower him with a pleasant and persistent fragrance; the olive oils, mandorla, pink and nuts were the most commonly used ingredients to get.
These oils held a dual function, at the same time curative and cosmetic (Photo gives: collinedizenone.com).