Hi Claire, Just like you I remain endlessly fascinated by Anne Boleyn. I often wonder what it is about this woman that keeps women like you and me so interested in her almost 500 years after her death. I check your site almost daily and most of my questions have been answered here. A little while back I was making sugarwax and then I started wondering if women had any way of hair removal during tudor times. Would Anne have waxed her legs and other parts of her body? Also, I was wondering if women used any form of make-up back then. Love your site! Silvija

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  1. Linda says:

    I remember reading about Cleopatra days they used even stones to remove hair. Sounds painful but I’ve read it more than once. Now that might explain why Anne of Cleves was such a turn off. Don’t bash me since my ancestors on my Dad’s side came from Germany but maybe she didn’t practice the same habits. His dislike seemed to be instant even before greeting her.

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