The cosmetic technique of baking is a “very old make-up technique” that may be traced back to times such as Ancient Egypt and the early Victorian era. The use of make-up can be traced back to times as early as Ancient Egypt. High class members of Egyptian society would use make-up to display their wealth, beliefs and positions within the community. Cosmetics were regarded as a symbol of high status and a sign of holiness and were often a major part of the burial ceremony along with jewellery. Although, Egyptians are renowned for heavy eye make-up, facial products were also used but were mainly focused on cheeks.