The stone masks were thought to clear the complexion and remove wrinkles in the wearer.
Imagine how much trouble the marketing department would get into nowadays.
Can you picture the add?
“One Silly Trick this 67-Year-Old Woman Uses to be Wrinkle Free. So Powerful it was Used by the Ancient Egyptians.”
The stone was honoured in Tibetan, Indian and Chinese culture and it continues to be one of the most popular stones for carving in China.