6 Natural Beauty Tips from Around the World
Here are 6 little known beauty tip (secrets) from around the world that you can start using today!
Bulgarian women use rose water as a facial cleanser. The famous Rose Valley in Bulgaria produces up to 85% of the world’s supply of rose oil, so it comes as no surprise that the women of Bulgaria have discovered the beauty benefits of this aromatic flower and its petals. Rose water is known to enhance the radiance and beauty of your skin, and is used in many skincare products across the globe. I personally love to spray rose water on my face just after washing. And I save rose petals and put them in a hot bath. Rose water contains antioxidants and can reduce redness, naturally hydrates and boosts mood.
Chilean women use red grapes for luminous skin. Red grapes are known to be full of antioxidants, and the women of Chile use this knowledge to their advantage. By mashing up a handful of grapes and mixing a couple of tablespoons of flour through the mixture to create a paste, they apply it to their face and leave it to sit for 10 minutes before rinsing off. This helps to awaken tired skin for a radiant glow. Grapes contain resveratrol that protect from UV damage, slows aging, reduces redness and can even skin tone.
Indian women use coconut oil to attain smooth, tangle-free, healthy hair. Coconut oil acts as a natural conditioner. A little bit of this magical ingredient is all that's needed to tame those pesky flyaways. Just heat some of the oil up between your palms and massage it through your hair and scalp. Your dry and frizzy hair will be hydrated and moisture will be locked into each strand. Depending on your hair type, you may have to wash your hair afterwards and use the coconut oil as a pre-wash conditioner. I personally love coconut oil on my skin after a hot shower or bath too.
Brazilian women use oatmeal to treat sunburns. Oats are known to have anti-inflammatory properties, which is just perfect for healing sunburns. So next time you come home from the beach with sore skin that’s been blistered by the sun, try a salve made out of fine oatmeal and leave it on your skin for a few minutes to calm that burning sensation down. Oatmeal can soothe skin irritations and rashes as well.
The women in Greece love olive oil. Greek women have stunning complexions, and it’s not just because of their genes. Greek women have several natural beauty secrets and adding olive oil to their diet (and lots of it!) is just one of them. Olive oil is packed full of healthy antioxidants and good fats, which promote radiant and supple skin. Our diet is number one when it comes to beauty.
The women in China use camellia oil to combat stretch marks. One solution that women from China have come up with is to thoroughly massage camellia oil into the area of concern up to two times a day - morning and before bedtime. This stimulates blood flow and helps to get rid of the unsightly appearance of stretch marks, as well as provide nourishment to the skin that can add firmness. I love pampering my skin with body oils. This oil is abundant in vitamins A, B, C, D, and E, which provide nourishment to your skin. It can strengthen your hair and nourish your lashes too.
Cheers to being and looking Young Ever After - Dr. Rose