Itinerary B

[3]Before body creams

In the most important thermal baths of the city, such as those of Caracalla, there were rooms where only fighters would go to sprinkle their skin with ceroma.
This was a substance made of oil and wax, fundamental to soften the skin, and a powder that made it rougher, in contrast to the oiliness of the initial mixture, which prevented the fighters from slipping out of their opponents’ hands during fights.