Nire gunea - funeralcare: Facts to Know About Embalming Often called the "cosmetic treatment" or "cosmetic embalming," embalming is not a long-term preservation process. But it's intended to prevent the decomposition of the body before the burial or cremation. It also allows for a more life-like appearance. A certified embalmer… Mon, 08 Dec 2014 00:08:25 PST en