'Cosmetica' comes from the Greek word kosmetike 'technique for ornamentation', are care substances to enhance the appearance. This project explores the idea of beautifying women of tomorrow by offering a set of tools that allows a new experience of making powdered cosmetics using local materials left by human exploitation.
I believe that we will become collectors and makers again, in order to satisfy our basic needs. The idea of going outdoors, explore the environment and use local resources such as natural charcoal, limestone and earthy pigments from iron oxide soils, and make an earthy and natural palette for cosmetics.
This project was developed on the limestone island of Portland in England. An incredible adventure into the world of stone carving, geology and craft, using ancient tools for shaping limestone rocks.