Makeup supplies. Desairology is an all-encompassing term for the practices of funeral cosmetology, mortuary makeup, and restorative arts, which are a product of the practice of viewing a deceased person in their open casket prior to burial.

S3E2: The Vital Secrets of Desairology

This week has a special lineup! Learn about the art of desairology, the unknown history of Chop Suey, and we have a special guest: Claire Luckey, the "Grieving Bitch" on Instagram. Claire is sharing her grief journey and life challenges as a 34-year-old widow living in New York City in a regular...

King Tutankhamun mummy mask. Learn about embalming at every1dies.org

S2E45: What You Need to Know About Embalming

Ancient Egyptians believed that preserving the dead in a life-like state would allow the soul to exist for eternity. Their use of botanicals including herbs, spices, resins, gums, and oils, was thought to increase the likelihood of resurrection. What role does embalming have now and what are the...

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