Kühl is a traditional kohl that is widely used in Arab countries and also in hot and sunny countries. It is known that it was used today, in the Middle Ages, before and after Islam, and in Ancient Egypt since 3000 BC. As a matter of fact, the profession of "kehhal", which is the ancestor-pioneers of ophthalmology, is derived from this word.

İsmid Sürmesi is obtained by crumbling a natural stone of the same name and grinding it into powder. This make-up material, which does not contain additional cosmetic elements, is "powder application". Powder application turns into "cream application" when treated with cream material. It contains antimony, zinc and sulfur as chemical agents. Antimony turns eyelashes black. Other metallic content also prevents excessive growth of microbes. According to some claims, it has the feature of strengthening and lengthening eyelashes.

Allergic conjunctivitis, seborrheic dermatitis, blepharitis in the eyelash roots, acute or chronic diseases caused by the oil-containing secretion in the eye, which we call seborrhea, or the proto-polysaccharide secretion, which we call mucin, occurs in the white layer of the eye. One of the best compounds used to prevent chronic diseases is the combination of antimony and sulfur, which is an easily available preventive medicine, especially for those regions. Sulfur and its compounds have been and are used mostly in skin diseases such as seborrheic dermatitis, acne, etc., as well as in mucosal diseases that secrete mucin.

Moreover, kohl absorbs some of the rays coming from the sun because it is black; It helps prevent glare. Moreover, in Ancient Egypt, women also used chalk to paint their eyelids and applied it to their eyebrows to protect themselves from the sun.

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