Back then the women of Persian did not have the ability to make eye lash extender that was exactly like the extender now manufactured by the Givenchy Cosmetics Company. Those women could not have produced an exact representation of the mascara or eye liner now sold as a Givenchi product. However, the eye make-up that those women did have available to them allowed them to create the sort of eyes now associated with a Givenchi stare.
History has shown that Alexander the Great was not the only Greek soldier entranced by the eyes of the Persian women. History provides evidence that a number of the Greek soldiers chose to take Persian brides. Apparently a large portion of the army that invaded Persia from the west became mesmerized by the women with the Givenchi eyes.
The ability of present-day Persian women, i.e. women from Iran, to beautify a face with make-up underscores the long history of cosmetic use within the boundaries of Persia. Moreover, that ability to apply make-up skillfully extends to more than just the use of eye make-up. Persian women are also skilled at the application of rouge and lipstick. In addition, Persian women and men both relish the scent of a sweet-smelling fragrance.
Almost 24 centuries after the arrival in Persia of Alexander the Great, one Persian spiritual leader encouraged his followers to use colognes and perfumes. He was not, as might appear, a salesman for some sort of group that made a Givenchi type of fragrance. He was only trying to help his followers deal with the fact that deodorant had not yet been invented.
While that spiritual leader encouraged scientific pursuits, he also realized that science had been slow to produce a needed commodity. He had apparently found use of fragrances to be a much preferred alternative to the old European system. In the Europe of William Shakespeare, people commonly wore a fragrant soap around their necks. In that way they could enjoy the scent of that soap, rather than suffer from the body odors of others.
Had chemists not created deodorant and perfume, then present-day society might still call for use of such soaps. Had chemists not managed to develop the sort of products now sold by the Givenchy Cosmetics Company, then a similar company could well need to focus its efforts on the manufacture of scented soaps. It is, however, almost impossible to imagine a society in which people with no knowledge of deodorant could get on the Internet and look to see what new soap scents had been created by a Givenchi type maker of cosmetics.