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Personal care

Brushing your teeth, putting cream on your face and washing your hair: We use many different products every day. But what are they made of? And how do they actually work? Our experiments provide a brief insight.

Forscherwelt@home Water and Oil properties

Water and oil are basic ingredients in creams. This experiment explores some basic properties.

Did you know?

Even in ancient Egypt, people suffered from tooth decay. They certainly did not know the actual cause, but they still tried to clean their teeth by chewing on branches of the toothbrush tree. People have also been using natural oils and other plant substances to care for their skin and hair for thousands of years. Today, systematic scientific research and development are behind the cosmetic products we use every day for our health, well-being and beauty.

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